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Catching breath and cough

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Dr. Matt Wachsman MD

I am 53 years old. I've been smoking since I was 15. Over the last couple of days, I have shortness of breath (can't walk ten feet without catching my breath), coughing, and sweats. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Matt Wachsman ( Addiction Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

bronkitis shortness of breath and a cough i am taking albuteral sulfate breathing treatments 3 to 4 times a day still cant seem to catch my breath in less than 5 to 10 minutes also took... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

The last couple days at night, I have had a hard time catching my breathe when going to sleep. I also have been having a number of coughing fits . If I use my I gamer that I got two months ago ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr.  Shoaib Khan MD

I had a severe cold/ flu for the month of February. The coughing was severe so much so that I had difficulty catching my breath. Since then, I have not been able to take a full breath when... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shoaib Khan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

I have had a cough for 7 months. I had a chest xray that said my lungs were clear, but I can't catch my breath when I go upstairs. If I try to take a deep breath I start coughing again. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)

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Dr.       Harry Maheshwari MD

or anything just coughing so hard at times I cant catch my breath. please advise ...I have had a cough for about 2 weeks and nothing will work, ive tried antibiotics, breathing ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Harry Maheshwari ( Dentist)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

and can last for about 10 mins he barley can catch his breath after what is going on could it be heart ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.   S. Samanta MD

i cough so much from the mucus some times that i can t catch my breath. i can fill up a cup or more of fluid with foamy bubbles. my mucus is clear and foamy. ive had chest exrays nose and throat doctor... View answer

Answered by : Dr. S. Samanta ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)
Dr. Matt Wachsman MD

In the past 3 weeks I have experienced trouble breathing and catching my breath to the point ... a lot of walking. I have also had a persistent cough like hacking and most times I cough... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Matt Wachsman ( Addiction Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal MD

hi there, I was wondering can you please help me, I had the flu abotu 4 weeks ago. I am over it but still have a very bad cough..its that bad that sometimes I loose vision when i cant catch my breathe ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal ( ENT Specialist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Abubakar Siddiqh MD

yes, they can diagnose by cough itself

Dr. Shubham Mehta MD

Simply take a cough syrup. That will do.

Dr. Vaishalee Punj MD

Need bronchodilator inhaler for breathing difficulty until you find a diagnosis. Seems to be asthma. Watch out for triggers like cold air, exercise, pollen, viral infections, etc.