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Shortness of breath and slight cough after drinking caffeine

Answered by: Dr Ramzdhan

Last Updated: May 19, 2020 10:04 AM

Anonymous 6 months

Hi doctor. I am in my 20s. Each of time I had my coffee, I will experienced a slight shortness of breath and tightness in chest. Once in a while I will have cough but with no phlegm. May I know what is happening to me? Last time I do not have this problem . Unless I drank 2-3 cups coffee then I’ll have fast heart rate. However I have stopped coffee on January and February. Until recently I started back drinking coffee and this shortness of breath happened. Thank you…

Dr Ramzdhan 6 months
General Practitioner

Thank you for your question. The following description regarding the query is a general description to your current condition. Click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to converse with our doctors for further personalised explanation.

Based on your description we understood your concerns on your symptoms and problems you have been facing. For your information, Shortness of breath and chest tightness following caffein intake is a sign that you the caffein has affected your health. You are advice to gradually reduce your caffein intake and stop once the effect has reduced.

To further explore into your condition accurately, further information via discussion is required before reaching a conclusion. Therefore, it is suggested that you refer this to a medical doctor. Please click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors on the line for personalised online consultation. Thank you.

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