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Causes and treatment of breathing difficulties - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Lung and Chest disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi
User :   I am Suffering from breathing difficulty.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   from last two days
Doctor :   are you able to do your own activities?
User :   yep
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you a known asthmatic?
User :   no.. but my parents are both asthematic
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   Is there any cough?
User :   ya.. some what i am feeling inside
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any sputum?
Doctor :   Is there any wheezing?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   When is the breathlessness more pronounced?
User :   in the night...
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any swelling in your kegs?
Doctor :   legs
User :   no
Doctor :   What is your age and occupation, height and weight?
User :   age 27, 5.75 Ft height, 59.5 kg weight
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any sinusitis problem?
Doctor :   did this occur previously any time?
User :   no doctor.. i don't have that problem and this is the first time i am facing this problem... I consulted a doctor and she suggested to take cough syrup.. i took it.. but the it is not cured.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you get an Chest xray PA VIEW
Doctor :   to be done
User :   ok
Doctor :   if the cough doesnt subside
Doctor :   in 3-4 days.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Cough usually takes time to subside
User :   ok
Doctor :   atleast 1 week
User :   ok
Doctor :   if the breathlessness is severe
User :   then?
Doctor :   then get the xray done and consult a pulmonologist
User :   ok
Doctor :   If it is an infection you may need antibiotics
Doctor :   or admission as the case may be
User :   ok
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   what is your specialization?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner
User :   ok.. thank you for your valuable suggestions..
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   ya
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