Difficulty In Breathing

The inability to draw a complete breath is called difficulty in breathing. Various conditions can result in difficulty breathing, such as lunch conditions (asthma, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, and hypertension), heart problems (coronary artery disease, congenital heart disease, congestive heart failure), allergies, hiatal hernia, etc.

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What can cause weakness and breathing trouble?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother is 45 years old. She is having trouble breathing. Every move exhausts her. She is weak and needs assistance while walking. She always sits in front of a fan or air-conditioner every day while having trouble breathing. It is episodic and she gets attacks while she feels tired. I...  Read Full »


Dr. Ahmed Goha

Cardiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your mother is having dyspnea. Due to it, heart failure occurs. It is the inability of the heart to pump a sufficient amount of blood needed for the body. This can also occur due to previous heart problems which can be either rheumatic valvula...  Read Full »

Why do I have difficulty breathing along with a headache almost every day?

Query: Hi doctor, I have difficulty in breathing along with headaches every day.   Read Full »


Dr. Prathish Kumar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your medical history and CBC (complete blood count) report) (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your CBC does not show any significant abnormal values. Slight deviations are seen and they are insignificant. Regarding breathing diffi...  Read Full »

Why am I having difficulty breathing through the nose even after using Symbicort Rapihaler?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. My height is 167 cm, and my weight is 50 kg. I have asthma, and I am using Symbicort Rapihaler for my maintenance (two times a day) and emergency inhalation. I have recently been feeling more tired than usual, and I have chest and back pain. I also have dry ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Yes, in such a case, you can use a nebulizer. You can use a nebulizer with Symbicort. It will help you more, and I can see according to your symptoms, it seems that you have got a common infection as well. So you ha...  Read Full »

What causes epigastric pain and bloating?

Query: Hi doctor, I had upper abdominal swelling for months, along with tight chest or asthma-like symptoms, which is more difficult to breathe out. Ventolin does not make much of a difference. I am taking Pantoprazole for GERD, which does not make a difference if I take it or not. Small meals seem to mak...  Read Full »


Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How is your sleep, and at what time do you feel such symptoms? Do you have any symptoms of anxiety-like increased heartbeat, headache, dryness of mouth? Do you have any pain in the epigastrium? Have you tried any other medication with Pantoprazole (Pronotix)? Please ...  Read Full »

Can back pain cause difficulty in breathing?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old. My height is 5'4, and my weight is 43. I am experiencing upper right back pain, and sometimes I am having difficulty breathing since it is painful when I inhale. For almost a year, I tried having a massage hoping it will be better, but I still experience it until no...  Read Full »


Dr. Jay Indravadan Patel

Physiotherapist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for providing the brief history. As per your query, it can be either of the things in the mind, but I would like to know if you are using more of a computer, or having any respiratory problems in the past, or did you have a fall? If there are no respirator...  Read Full »

Can chemical allergy cause permanent damage to the respiratory system?

Query: Hi doctor,I have breathing difficulties, a fast heartbeat, and chest pain. All the lab tests taken were normal, so doctors said nothing is wrong with me. But it has been two months but still I experience difficulty in breathing with other symptoms. The symptoms are noticeable when I am at rest, but ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arul Amuthan

Ayurveda Specialist, Naturopathy Specialist, Pharmacologist, Siddha Medicine Specialist, Toxicologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you feel difficulty breathing during rest, but it disappears during physical activity, that indicates there may not be any problem with your body. The higher possibility is the exposure to new chemicals (paints). So, it is strongly suggested to go away from that loca...  Read Full »

Why do I have heaviness in my chest and heart with heavy breathing?

Query: Hi doctor,I am taking medicine for the last five months. I have heaviness in my chest and heart. I feel very weak. My breathing is heavy. What to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Malay Shukla

Cardiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It appears that you have chest heaviness and breathing difficulty for the past five months now. You have mentioned your one HbA1c (hemoglobin A1c) value of 7.5 percent. It seems that you have type 2 diabetes. You have not mentioned the medications taken by you. You have...  Read Full »

What causes general anosmia, nasal dryness, and breathing difficulty for a year?

Query: Hi doctor, Due to my extensive past trauma, I am experiencing a number of extremely disconcerting symptoms of otolaryngological variety. I have these symptoms for more than six months. I have done a septoplasty before three years. But it has deviated once more. I suspect it as turbinate hypertrop...  Read Full »


Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

ENT Otolaryngologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for giving a detailed history. From your symptoms, you have mentioned that your likely diagnosis as severe vasomotor rhinitis associated with turbinate hypertrophy. In vasomotor rhinitis, you have persistent inflammation in the nasal cavity causing nasal obstruct...  Read Full »

What are the causes of breathing problems?

Query: Hi doctor, I am having difficulty breathing for the last four months. My CT scan, pulmonary function test, and x-ray reports are normal. My immunoglobulin E value is very high. I am smoking from starting of this year. My breathing problem is deteriorating. There is no sneezing, neither any cold nor...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you mentioned, your reports were normal. This could be allergies like dust or pollen, or smoke. So when we get in contact, it triggers asthma, and breathing difficulties occur. Sir, are you still smoking? If yes, then quit it as soon as possible. Is there a famil...  Read Full »

What causes chronic heartburn and a feeling of fullness?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 25 years old. I want to consult about my medical condition. Two years ago, I experienced stomach cramps and sometimes heartburn, and as the year passes, it has become worse. I experience heartburn, throat congestion, and the most uncomfortable feeling in my stomach's upper part is a...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome you to icliniq.com. Do you often get bloated? And do your symptoms of pain in the stomach occur after you take meals? How about your symptoms in the morning before breakfast? I mean, do your symptoms improve on fasting? Your pain seems to be due to gas and bloating that cau...  Read Full »

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