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What could be causing me short breathe pains in my back and

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what could be causing me short breathe pains in my back and chest,when i have had blood tests,ashma test,ecg and been told to take beta blockers along with my high blood pressure tablets.are there any other diagnosis to do with the lungs
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Josh replied 9 years ago.


Are you experiencing shortness of breath?

Do you use nebulizer?

Are you having chest pain?

Age and sex?

Chest x- ray done?

Customer: replied 9 years ago.

yes shortness of breath every now and then.

using ventolin inhaler but have been told not ashmatic.

yes and no, have had ecg and told heart in perfect order.

male aged 44

no x rays as yet awaiting blood test results from hospital.

Expert:  Dr. Josh replied 9 years ago.

Well, considering your symptoms the causes can be-

emphysema, it causes chest pain and further breathing problem.

Also this can be due to -panic attacks, allergies.

As such you should see a Pulmonologist for evaluation.

A pulmonologist, is a physician who possesses specialized knowledge and skill in the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary (lung) conditions and diseases.

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