Suggest treatment for recurrent breathing problem

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Posted on Wed, 10 Jun 2015 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Question: sir last two years ago my wife operated her ear surgery from XXXXXXX and after three month she felt with seviour cold then i given her mox tab. After few days back she felt in very seviour breathing problem with hyperventilation, i hospitalized her many times but still she was suffering with breathing problem and her heart beat is pumping so fast in this period. pls help me how i will protect her. Regards
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Answered by Dr. Abubakar Siddiqh 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
seems to be anxiety induced.

Detailed Answer:

Hi,

I had gone through your question and understand your concerns that your wife is having recurrent breathing problem. I would like to ask you few more details.


Is there any cough or wheeze ?
Is there any sequence of sneezes followed by running nose or any anxiety.

Kindly get back to me with the details.


Based on your clinical details, it appears to be anxiety induced.

I suggest you to follow these measures to overcome her breathing issues.


1. Get evaluated with ent surgeon, by detailed history (allergic rhinitis or vasomotor rhinitis inducing the breathing difficulty), x-ray chest, blood tests (absolute eosinophilic count, serum IgE) to see any lung infection or allergy). Treatment can be started as per the findings.

2. Hyperventilation induced breathing difficulty secondary to stress or anxiety can be managed with counseling or medications after differentiating from organic cause or infection.

3. As such, Ear surgery will not cause any breathing difficulty.

Hope this answers your question, if you have additional questions or follow up questions then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your questions.

Wishing you good health.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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