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Breathing difficulty, hypertension - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   My mother has been having difficulty breathing when lying down, sitting up, or even standing. She does not have a cold, asthma, or sinus trouble. She says she feels like there's not enough oxygen or sort of like drowning. What could be wrong?
Doctor :  
what is her age?
User :  
58
User :  
She is sitting next to me
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
free trial service is only 2 - 3 minutes left here
Doctor :  
Does she has hypertension
User :  
yes, but treated
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
it might be because of hey hypertension
Doctor :  
*her
User :  
BP has been running very low at times
Doctor :  
So she need a physical examination
Doctor :  
IS she using any drugs right now

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