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Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

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What causes shortness of breath?

I have a very mild case of asthma and have never experienced where I couldn t breathe before. Just an episode where I couldn t get a full breath before. Today it was hot and I was sitting in the shade. all of a sudden I couldn t breathe at all. my friend had to run to my house and get my Proventil, my albuterhol.atrovent, and qvar/ I was very hot and my dad put ice on my for arms. I was tingeling and numb on both arms from my hands all the way to my elbows and my face. it somewhat better. I stayed in the cool air for the rest of the day but fought for air the rest of the day. the past thirty minutes, this happened all over again. it was very scary. again, I say ive never had breathing problems just sometimes I couldn t catch a full breath in the depth of my throat but that is all
Fri, 28 Jul 2017
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello dear

Welcome to Health care magic family .
I have gone through your concern in depth .

@ This seems in relation with underlying broncho alveolar constriction giving
rise to decreased inspiratory drive and agony of all symptoms .

@ Recommendations strongly for the case

$ Get a chest x-ray , pulmonary function test done to diagnosis
thoroughly .

Hope this will help you .
Always welcome for any further guidance .

Thanks for evaluating my answer .
Regards dear take care .
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