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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • November 27, 2008
  • 04:53 PM

i have had 2 holter monitors a chest xray bloods a ecg and heart scan last yr all normalbut showed ectopic beats just lately i have been sooooooooooooooooo breathless not just with anxiety but ALL the time, i feel like its tight around my stomach and i cant get any air in, ive felt like this 3 weeks now i have had bloods done all normal my BP is normal i had another c xray and ecg and am awaiting the results i dont understand what could be causeing this its effecting my everyday life the dr cant find anything wrong im so scared of dying and leaving my boy without a mummy.
Liz xxx

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  • Your abdominal pain is most likely due to the effort your putting in to try to breathing. There are lots of explanations for difficulty breathing.. However, This might Imply compensation if your diaphragm or chest wall muscles isn't working as well as it should be. Your abdominal muscles need to compensate by decreasing inter abdominal pressure to pull the diaphragm down and keep your lungs filling.Bilateral/Unilateral Diaphragmatic Paralysis:http://www.emedicine.com/Med/topic554.htmOther causes could be lung infections (Very treatable), Asthma/allergy (Very treatable), cancer (much less likely without an exposure to high levels of smoke, especially with negative xrays).
    nckmorris 53 Replies
    • November 28, 2008
    • 00:38 PM
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  • Diferential diagnosis include:Pulmonary embolism,Pneumotorax,Pleuritis
    Anonymous 42,789 Replies
    • November 28, 2008
    • 01:58 PM
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