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Difficulty in breathing of 8months duration.dull pain under my lungs

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: June 8, 2021 1:41 PM

Anonymous 45 days

I am a man of 25years old.Noticed sudden difficulty in breathing 8months ago,no cough or drenching night sweat.It feels like I can’t expire air fully after inspiration.After meals,this worsens and relieves after digestion.There is a slight wheezing on lying down but intermittent.Dull pain under my two lungs that gets relieved by sleep and aggravated by exercise/activity.No leg swelling,No palpitation,blood pressure however is raised upto 140/90.No paroxysmal nocturnal dyspnea,no orthopnea.There are better days and there are worse days.

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 45 days
General Practitioner

Hello, thank you for the question.

We appreciate that you are reaching out to us regarding your concern and we understand how distressing having constant difficulty in breathing can be and this is a serious symptoms that needs immediate medical attention by you and the doctor.

There are some conditions that could lead you to have such symptoms:

  • Asthma exacerbation
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Heart disease

However, more detailed investigation should be done so that the cause of your symptoms can be identified and this includes proper history taking, full physical examination as well as radiological and laboratory investigations. We suggest you to speak with our doctors via teleconsultation so that we could address your problem and help you better.

Thank you.

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Last Updated: Tue Jun 08 2021 13:41:55 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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