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Shortness of breath on and off (ps: I’ve got panic disorder)

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: April 4, 2021 12:43 PM

Anonymous 7 days

I am a 26 male diagnosed to have panic disorder a month ago and I wanna ask if having symptoms on and off like shortness of breath, chest pain, tingling sensation on face, and a bit of light headed. I have no palpitations and heart rate was fine. I wanna know if it’s normal and also does this considered as a panic attack?

Dr Sashini Seeni 7 days
General Practitioner

Greetings! Thank you for your questions.

First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms and other health problems you might be facing. Shortness of breath can be caused by :

  • GERD
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Anemia
  • Pain from the chest wall structures like rib cage, muscles and joints
  • Anxiety
  • COPD
  • Asthma
  • Heart failure
  • Kidney failure
  • Pneumonia
  • Tuberculosis

You have difficulty in breathing? Get a quick relief!

The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions. 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 full examination. 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: Sun Apr 04 2021 12:43:19 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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