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Occasional Shortness of Breath

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: June 29, 2020 2:47 AM

erica_cheokyan92 15 days

I’m a woman at the age of 28 years old. I have been experiencing shortness of breath on and off since MCO and each time seem more severe as it takes longer time for my breathing to become normal. My residential area is not affected by Covid-19 and I did not come in contact with any Covid-19 patients. I suspect it is due to acid reflux that I had been experiencing during MCO (I experienced acid reflux whenever I lie/ sit down after 2-3 hours post eating though I have no history of having acid reflux prior to this). In addition, I have poor digestion problem and gastric too. Besides that, (on a different occasion) I experience shortness of breath from eating almonds lately (ate for a few days). I don’t have any food allergy before this but after stopping it for a week, I don’t have breathing problem but acid reflux issue still persist.

Please advice me on this. Thank you very much!

Dr Sashini Seeni 15 days
General Practitioner

Thank you for your questions. The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions due to the limited information provided by you. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) for a private consultation with our doctors.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms and other health problems you might be facing. From your complaints, we believe that your condition may have multifactorial causes such as:

  • GERD
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Anemia
  • Pain from the chest wall structures like rib cage, muscles and joints
  • Anxiety

In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor for another check up at a private clinic. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.

Last Updated: Mon Jun 29 2020 02:47:39 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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