Breathing Problems

If you feel discomfort while breathing and cannot draw a complete breath, you have breathing problems. As you are unable to breathe properly, the carbon dioxide in the body cannot be exchanged with oxygen in the air you breathe efficiently, resulting in a lack of oxygen. The conditions that can cause breathing problems are asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis, COPD, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, etc.

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Will BP medication cause breathing problems?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 62-year-old male. I have high BP and essential tremor. I was on Betacap 40 and Losartan 50, but have stopped since I was not comfortable and developed breathing problems. Now I am on Telma 80 and Tenormin 50. This takes care of my essential tremor as well. I am concerned that I...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep V Nair

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Beta-blockers treat essential tremor like Propranolol (Betacap), and Tenormin (Atenolol) is another such beta-blocker. Breathlessness is a known side effect of beta-blockers. Atenolol (Tenormin), however, is a cardioselective B1 blocker. Hence it is also used as a d...  Read Full »

Kindly explain the consequences of poor posture.

Query: Hi doctor,What are the long-term consequences of bad posture? Please explain.  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Fitness Expert, Orthopaedician And Traumatologist, Physiotherapist, Spine Health Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Poor posture is likely to cause structural changes or fixed musculoligamentous issues. The outcome and timing is dependent on the starting point. By this I mean, if this starts in early childhood, one will notice the changes by late adulthood. The severity of sym...  Read Full »

Could a protein free and animal free diet cause chest tightness and breathing problems?

Query: Hi doctor, I live in a cold place where it is extremely cold. Before six months, I started to follow a special diet. I took carrots with beetroot juice, lemon, and honey or any kind of vegetable juice with tea and hot water in the morning. I had a normal lunch with less oil, salt, and chili. During...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from chest tightness and unable to breathe cold air or drink cold water when you were on a special diet that was fat-free and animal protein-free for reducing your weight and you were su...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest a treatment for my brother's heart problem.

Query: Hello doctor,For a few months, my brother is suffering from cough with asthma. When we consulted our doctor, he asked us to get a few tests like echo and CT scan. From the test reports, he was detected with some heart problem. Some doctors said that as thrombus and some said as mass. I have attached...  Read Full »


Dr. Rishu

Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is a rhabdomyoma of heart. Rhabdomyoma is a benign tumor and in your brother case, it is present in the heart. As it is in the left atrium of heart, it is causing the size of cavity of the heart to increase. Cough and breathing problem you are facing are because o...  Read Full »

Should I go to the hospital for my tuberculosis treatment?

Query: I recently had a blood test that came back positive for Tuberculosis. Since than I have had trouble booking an appointment with a specialist, and was wondering if I should go the hospital? I have symptoms that include: Fever, chills, night sweats, tiny amount of blood in my spit which didn’t last,...  Read Full »


Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Thanks for your query. It's recommended that you visit hospital and get further testing and treatment done. I am not sure how you got tuberculosis but there is a definite treatment, standardised worldwide. Directly observed treatment, short-course (DOTS, also known as TB-DOTS) is the name given to ...  Read Full »

What should I do to help my mom's severe breathing problem with PAH and heart failure?

Query: Hello doctor, My mother has been suffering from breathing problems for quite a long time. Local doctors used to provide inhalers and Deriphyline tablets for that. Since last year, it went severe, and lately, it has been diagnosed with severe PAH and right heart failure. She is unable to walk or do ...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, your mom has been suffering from severe breathing problems in a little activity for a long time. According to the ECHO report, severe PAH (pulmonary arterial hypertension) and right heart failure, but EF (eject...  Read Full »

What is the survival chance of a person with atypical viral pneumonitis?

Query: Hello doctor, HRCT chest reveals patchy ground-glass haziness and pneumonitis on both sides with peripheral and upper/ lower zone predominance, indicating atypical viral pneumonia. Central venous line is seen in situ. The patient also faces breathing problems. Are there any chances of survival for t...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, the patient has been suffering from atypical viral pneumonia. He also has been suffering from breathing difficulties. His recent HRCT (high-resolution computed tomography) of the chest has revealed patchy grou...  Read Full »

How can I relieve my interrupted breathing?

Query: Hi, I am 31 y.o Generally healthy man. However, i have been suffering from time to time (and lately very often) from unvoluntary interrupted breath, like forced exhalation that happens almost like hiccup every few breaths, but it is not as loud or pronounced, does not seem to come from the stomach, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandhya

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello. Welcome to icliniq.com After analysis of the history,It seems like a nasal passage block which could probably be due to : 1. deviated nasal septum, 2. due to enlargement of the nasal projections called hypertrophy of turbinates due to infections or allergies. 3. presence of a foreign body or...  Read Full »

What causes severe breathing problem and chest pain?

Query: Hi doctor, The patient is a 70 year old female. She has a severe breathing problem with mild chest pain. Also, there is some gastric problem, vomiting tendency, loss of appetite and weakness. Her current medication includes Dytor 5 mg, Tellzy, Nicorandil 5 mg, Rosave 0.5 mg, Clonotril 5 mg, Iv...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Criticalcare Physician, Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist, Nephrologist, Pulmonologist, Rheumatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. Breathlessness and chest pain in any person with pre-existing heart and blood pressure problems should be evaluated for any cardiac event. In case, her electrocardiogram and chest x-ray are normal; then it is likely to be because of bron...  Read Full »

Why do I get symptoms like sore throat, chest pain, and discomfort in breathing?

Query: Hello doctor, I had chest pain a few weeks ago, but I had a sore throat infection before that. I am feeling discomfort when breathing and exercising. I feel discomfort, especially in my right breast, while doing my daily workouts and lying down.  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you mentioned, you had a sore throat recently, and after that, only you are experiencing difficulties in breathing and slight pain. It is possible due to that infection, and you have bronchitis leading to pain. Or maybe possibilities of pus formation. Do you hav...  Read Full »

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