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Breathing problem,spirometry test advised - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   hi sir
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   male, 27, having some breathing problems
Doctor :   Ok , Please explain
User :   ok sure
User :   actuallyi noticed sometimes i have to take deep breath to cover up breath
Doctor :   Ok , does this happen always or only at specific times ?
Doctor :   I mean in relation to the time or surroundings ?
User :   not always and not at any specific time
User :   like i feel it few times in a month
Doctor :   Do you have early morning breathlessness ?
User :   no its not early morning, sometimes i feel it while having rest at home or it could be 4 pm while wokring on office
Doctor :   Is it that it occurs when you are sleepy ?
Doctor :   or when tired ?
User :   i felt it happens mostly at rest times
User :   i go to gym regularly
User :   for weight training and cardio
Doctor :   Ok, thats not abnormal
Doctor :   its just like a yawn
Doctor :   whenever there is need for more oxygen to the brain it will stimulate the respiratory system to do so
User :   no its not like yawn sir
Doctor :   No , i meant its a process similar to a yawn
User :   no its not
Doctor :   which takes in more oxygen in at once
User :   actually it happens 4-5 times in a week
Doctor :   ok ,if its 4 to 5 times a week then i would think you may have to be tested
Doctor :   i would suggest you to go for a Spirometry test
User :   what tests should opt for
Doctor :   this will provide good insights into the problem
Doctor :   also get your Oxygen saturation checked
User :   where in delhi i can go and get it tested
Doctor :   You can go to any of the specialty hospitals
User :   ok sir thanks for you help
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   thanks for consultin me
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