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What Causes Recurrent Chest Infections?

Hi Iam a 59 year old male, keep fit runn regularly for over twenty years. I have had a deterioration in my fitness last 10 months following virus and chest infection. Whilst I am well I am unable to run without becoming breathless. My pulse is always high 90ish and my bp is 100/58
Wed, 1 Mar 2017
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Hi and welcome in HCM.
I can understand your problem
I would first recommend to you to do a normal cardiac and lung check up with the tests as follows :
EKG
Cardiac ultrasound
Chest X Ray
Spirometry test
Blood count
After having the results the relevant specialist (cardiologist or pulmonologist ) will give you the right treatment.
I advice you to do some rest.

Take care

Thank you
Dr. Jolanda
Pulmonologist
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What Causes Recurrent Chest Infections?

Hi and welcome in HCM. I can understand your problem I would first recommend to you to do a normal cardiac and lung check up with the tests as follows : EKG Cardiac ultrasound Chest X Ray Spirometry test Blood count After having the results the relevant specialist (cardiologist or pulmonologist ) will give you the right treatment. I advice you to do some rest. Take care Thank you Dr. Jolanda Pulmonologist