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I Have Trouble With Breathing And Start To Panic When

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Posted on Wed, 26 Aug 2020
Question: I have trouble with breathing and start to panic when I wear my mask over my face. My heart rate and pulse elevates.
I was wondering if I can wear a face shield instead.
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Ivan Romich (29 minutes later)
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Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome., yes, masks may lead to discomfort, panic attacks, breathing difficulties. Cotton mask may be better option and face shield may be good replacement as well and even more efficient in preventing viral infection. Wish you good health. Regards
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I Have Trouble With Breathing And Start To Panic When

Brief Answer: Hi Detailed Answer: Hi and welcome., yes, masks may lead to discomfort, panic attacks, breathing difficulties. Cotton mask may be better option and face shield may be good replacement as well and even more efficient in preventing viral infection. Wish you good health. Regards