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I have had a hard time catching my breath, like getting a full inhale. i know it not heart related, i don't know it's been happening for a few days. i have a little bit of drainage and allergies but nothing too serious. could it be adult asthma? what do you think? my back is sore for trying to catch my breath and inhaling so deep

Doctor's Assistant: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?

No one in my family has heart issues. and i'm fine healthy. other than this

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 10 months ago
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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 10 months ago

What is your age and gender?

Do you smoke?

Do you have cough, acid reflux, heartburn?

Are you overweight, anxious, sedentary?

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i'm 5 5 166 and like mildly active
Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 10 months ago

Your symptoms are suggestive of following possibilities;

1) postnasal drip,

2) asthma, and

3) reflux laryngitis.

You may get a chest x-ray and pulmonary function tests for the evaluation.

Steam inhalation, vitamin C and anti allergic may help you.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

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