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Breathless on exertion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   I have been having trouble getting a diagnosis
User :   I have shortness of breath whenever I am active (as in, not seated or in bed)
Doctor :   your age
User :   I have had two clean chest x-rays, blood tests for blood clots that were negative, a clear EKG and a somewhat unsuccessful ventolin masking.
User :   25
User :   I have a history of asthma and I did a breathing test and it was determined this is not an asthma flare up.
User :   It has persisted approximately 10 days straight.
Doctor :  
okay it can be stress induced breathlessness
User :   Stress induced? Well two weeks ago I was able to walk to work (which is an hour away on foot) but now I can't go up the stairs and out the door without breathing heavily.
User :   It occurs on days I have off as well as at work.
Doctor :  
so your pulmonary test was fine
User :   It was.
Doctor :  
and your renal and cardiac

Doctor :  
if it was done
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