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What causes breathing difficuty?

A little over two months ago I took a pulmonary function test and when I saw my primary physician he referred me to a lung specialist. When I saw the specialist, he told me that my chest x-ray was clear and from the pulmonary test it says I have a hard time taking a deep breath. Also, He told me that it may due to I gained some weight and He schedule for me to have a lung scan because he told me wanted to see my lungs. i am a non-smoker and ever since I broke my nose years ago, I been having problems breathing through my nose. I have been seen by my ENT and he tolk me that I have to have nasal surgery so I can breathe. My question can my nose be causing my problems?
Wed, 29 Apr 2015
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Hi welcome to hcm
I understand your query and concern.
Your symptoms are suggestive of consolidation secondary to pneumonia.I advise you to get a chest x ray PA view,Arterial blood gas analysis,complete blood picture,lipid profile immediately to confirm the diagnosis.Monitor your blood pressure,heart rate,oxygen saturation immediately.Drugs like cefixim 500 mg twice daily,tab.grillinctus,pantop .Avoid smoking and alcohol.I also Exercise daily for 30 min.Consult your pulmonologist for expert management and follow up.
Hope I have answered your query at the moment.
Post your further queries if any,
Thank you
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