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Continuous spells of shortness of breath during walking. On anti-inflammatory medicines, Lortab for cervical disc disease. Cause?

No heart disease, no lung disease, yet I have been having shortness of breath at times when walking, not all the time. I was diagnosed with cervical disc disease, having some pain, but tolerable at this time with anti-inflammatory meds, and occasionally Lortab. Concerned about this because I have had these spells for over a year.
Asked On : Tue, 17 Jul 2012
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dear friend, welcome to HCM>
have you been evaluated for heart and lung problems and declared disease free or you think so?
which cervical disc level is afftected?
disc would not generlly cause shortness of breath.
could you provide details?
I would be glad to help.
if not assessed, pl . get checked for heart-lung problems.
Answered: Tue, 17 Jul 2012
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