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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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I have been having breathing problems for the past six months. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been having breathing problems for the past six months. It all started on a day when I had some blood drawn for some tests. After this, I went to a swimming pool about 40 minutes later and felt that my breathing was constricted. Today I am still having problems with my breathing....  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to I can understand your concern. I have gone through the detailed history you have given. By your history and description, we should definitely rule out bronchitis. And for this, we need PFT (pulmonary function test). The possibility of bronchospasm due to bronchiti...  Read Full »

I have difficulty breathing and was diagnosed with COPD. My doctor prescribed Breztri and Trelegy but I cannot see any change. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I had difficulty breathing when I visited a doctor two months ago. I was prescribed Prednisone and Albuterol treatment for a week. Shortness of breath persisted for which I visited the ER and the doctor took a CT scan and I was diagnosed with COPD. Then I went to a pulmonologist who pre...  Read Full »

Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. I have gone through the reports you have attached (attachment removed to protect patient's identity). I suggest you try Indacaterol (Glycopyrronium bromide and Lactose) and Tiotropium (Tiotropium bromide monohydrate...  Read Full »

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