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Yes.atenolol 25mg,amlodipine 10mg,lisinopril 25mg, trazodone 50mg, & many herbals.

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Had shingles in the winter, now have shortness of breath, poor appetite, generalized weakness, pulmonary function test: severe obstruction, 3 inhalers ordered, but not received.

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Health Professional: Dr. Shah, Doctor replied 4 months ago
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My name is***** and am reviewing your question now.

How long are you having this shortness of breath? is it getting worse? Do you have fever, chest pain? Cough with phlegm?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
It started when I was sick in bed with shingles about 2 months ago. I usually cough up blood tinged mucus once a day. No fever or chest pain. I’m weak and can’t work. Prior to the shingles I was in good to excellent health . I get healthcare from VA. I’m 78, smoked from 15 to 50 yrs
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I have poor memory and prefer written response.
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I just want what I’ve already paid for, please.
Health Professional: Dr. Shah, Doctor replied 4 months ago

Thanks for the information.

Since you have the history of obstructive lung disease, this shortness of breath would be most likely related to this condition. Since it's happening for a while, you will have to visit your doctor to adjust your medication or change your inhalers to control your symptoms. Since you do not have any fever or any other active symptoms, I don't think this is an acute emergency, but dose adjustment is required. Moreover, you are coughing up blood as well, at least x-ray and sputum test is required to get further details. Please consider a visit to your doctor again.

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