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I am a 74 year old male . I have had a lot of congestion and on Doxycycline 100 mg and prednisone 50 mg . it has cleared my congestion but when I lay down I have a hard time breathing. My O2 is 98 % heart rate 82 Temp 97.4 I am concerned it my be a heart problum . I have been having shortness of breath for about two week's now .

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

Other then having this cold it has been good . I work everday .

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

When I bend over in the hen house to change the water I am real short of breath. I come in the house and my O2 is 98 but my breathing is labored and heart rate is over 100

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Please provide some additional information.

Can you monitor your blood pressure at home?

Chest heaviness, tightness?

Any other medical illness?

Nausea?
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