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Back pain, shortness of breath. Sonography normal. Solution?

Dear Dr, I have been having back pain as well as shortness of breath for a week. I had breathing problems( if i climb a few stairs, i will pant heavily) and urinary problems say like a month ago. . My family physician made me do the blood test. the report showed high eosinophil count. it was 16%, the rest of the report was normal. even my creatinine was 0.9 and it was in the normal range. Doc put me on a 21 days treatment saying you have an allergy or infection. after 21 days, the breathing problem was gone and i felt better. I also consulted a urologist in between and had the sonography and x ray of my urethra and bladder done. nothing was found abnormal except the 49 ml residual urine. To continue with my breathing problem, 10 days after the treatment, i noticed a mild back pain and it was being getting worse. the breathing problem was also back. i consulted my physcian again . he checked my blood pressure and air intake. it was very normal. he said, you have a pain in the joint that is causing the breathing problem. he gave me tablets and asked me to do the back massage. i have been feeling a bit better since then. but the breathing problem(now minor) still persists. And yea, i am not a smoker. I am freaking out badly. Please review my problems and give me the best possible solution .
Asked On : Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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Thanks for the query. It could be an allergic reaction which is causing breathlessness. But need more information from you about back pain and urinary problems. I would like to rule out any inflammatory disease which may cause lungs problems with urethritis and arthritis. What is your ESR and CRP? Are they elevated? In that case we may have to do autoimmune profile (blood tests). Thanks.
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