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Is it possible to be experiencing heart failure with shortness of breath without significant swelling of the feet or hands?

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Dr. Edwin Schuller
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Probably early CHF based on those historical facts although your f.
P. Will need to work up other diagnoses.

In brief: Yes

Probably early CHF based on those historical facts although your f.
P. Will need to work up other diagnoses.
Dr. Edwin Schuller
Dr. Edwin Schuller
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: CHF

Shortness of breath is a left heart failure symptom. Swelling of feet/hands is a right heart failure finding.
Peripheral edema can appear long after shortness of breath when right heart failure is due to left heart failure.

In brief: CHF

Shortness of breath is a left heart failure symptom. Swelling of feet/hands is a right heart failure finding.
Peripheral edema can appear long after shortness of breath when right heart failure is due to left heart failure.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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