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Deep cough, wheezing, shortness of breath - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello?
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   im getting shortness of breath
User :   but iv been ill for a while, and it feels like i have a small lung capacity
Doctor :   what is your age
User :   17
Doctor :   since when are you feeling so?
Doctor :   Do you smoke?
User :   over the past threww days my chest have been hurting more, but i have been ill over a week or so
User :   no i dont smoke
User :   three days*
Doctor :   What happened
Doctor :   since three days
User :   iv been deeply coughing and weezing
User :   and yesterday and today iv been hard to breath and really short. its hard to talk
Doctor :   is it for the first time
Doctor :   Are you an asthmatic?
User :   no im not and yes its the first time
Doctor :   did you see the docor yet for the three day illness
User :   nope but im going tonight cause im due for a cervical cancer injection
User :   im worried i have fluid on my lungs or something
Doctor :   No it could just be an upper resp infection
Doctor :   if you take few tablets and good home care
Doctor :   you will be alright in couple of days
User :   im feeling lethargic too
Doctor :   but you can get these only from a doctor
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   it could be an infectious cause
Doctor :   making you more lethargic
User :   im feeling weak too and its better if im lying down. will i be oky
Doctor :   Is it incrasing if you do some activity like walking

Doctor :   Are you running temperature?
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