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Cause of shortness of breath on climbing stairs - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hello sir.
User :   I have to ask you a few questions related to my health. My height is 5ft 8 inches and I am 84 kg weight
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Go ahead
User :   These days I find problem in climbing stairs and walking. all the day it seems like I am gasping for breath
User :   I feel very tired.
Doctor :   What is your age and please calculate the BMI from the given link
Doctor :   www://wwww/wwww
User :   sir, it is 28 from the calculator.
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs/ betel nut chewing? If yes how much/how often?
User :   some times. smoking 1 cigarete a day. drinking once in 2 weeks
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Thyroid disease, Allergies?
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