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    What causes breathing difficulty along with numbness and tingling sensation in the face?

Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017 in Lung and Chest disorders
Question: for over a week now I have been experiencing shortness of breath, and numbness and tingling in my face. I also feel numbness and tingling back of the neck and hands. these symptoms come and go, I am also unable sleep well at times due to shortness of breath. I smoke and drink
Answered by Dr. Jnikolla 34 minutes later
Brief Answer:
do a lung check up

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking in HCM

I can understand your concern

As you are a smoker and with breathlessness if you were my patient i would recommend you to do a lung check up as follows :

Chest X Ray
Spirometry with bronchodilatator
Specific IgE

They are very important in detecting your actual lung status.

Than an ECG and a echocardiogram for the heart if the above tests come negative

Please discuss with your doctor for the above or if you want you can attach me the results and i will try to help you again.

If the situation gets worse better to get medical help immediately.

Take care and feel free to ask me again

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