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so you think i should have any concern about my lungs and concentrate

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so you think i should have any concern about my lungs and concentrate on my weight
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 months ago.
Hello
Thanks for requesting me.

Yes, that is correct.

I realize it is difficult to see the obesity as the main medical problem, but it IS the main medial problem.


It will kill you ultimately, especially since it is already causing pathological problems.

In fact, death related to obesity is the second leading cause of mortality in the US currently.

You need to lose well over 100 pounds.

If you can not, you certainly are a candidate for bariatric surgery, potentially.


But you need to look at your thyroid function first, and make a serious effort to take care of this.
Use reply to let me know if you have further questions.
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Customer: replied 5 months ago.

can acid reflex cause shortness of breath


 

Expert:  Dr. Thomas, MD replied 5 months ago.
Yes.
It can be the only symptom, since small amounts of acid can come up and then go down into the lungs.
Use reply to let me know if you have further questions.
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