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Difficulty in deep breathing after surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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User :   I have been experiencing not being able to take a deep breath for a month since my surgery to remove my gall bladder I currently take paxil for anxiety my chest xry is normal, I have had 3 and my oxyen/pulse level is 99% what else could be causing this is there something seriouslly wrong other than that I feel fine
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whats ur age/sex?
User :   I have seen 3 diferent doctors and they all tell me I am fine
User :   39 female
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User :   am I just going to have to live with this from now on
Doctor :   anxiety may be the reason in ur case
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as ur chest xray ius normal
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are u an asthmatic?
User :   I have also been prescribed ativan which I have not taken
User :   I have never been diagnosed with asthma would a chest xray show that or te sound of my lungs
Doctor :   in asthma chest xray will be fine

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u will have problem only during attack
User :   how about listening to ths sound of my lungs
User :   that appears normal as well
Doctor :   the sound also will be abnormal only during attack and also u will be having wheezing

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do u have wheezing?

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