Continuous Shortness Of Breath With A History Of Tuberculosis?
hello, first I want to tell you first that I was a child I had tuberculosis, that’s what my mother said. but after undergoing treatment for 6 months I said he was cured. but why if I get sick, most of what I experience will always be short of breath, clumping phlegm makes me like that, so I will recover when all the phlegm is out. I have also checked with the doctor again to be examined and after being examined he said in my lungs are fine “. But why do I always keep tight? I hope you answer, thank you.
Hi Irene .. Thank you for the question.
Shortness of breath is a condition where the sufferer has difficulty taking in breathing air, gasps, and feels that he is not getting enough air. Shortness itself can be caused by interference with the lungs, heart, or due to increased stomach acid. Some causes of shortness of breath include:
Asthma Respiratory tract infections / Pneumonia Obstructive pulmonary disease Shortness of breath due to stress, panic Increased gastric acid Due to allergic reactions Infection of the lining of the heart / pericarditis If you continue to experience tightness, and tightness accompanied by pain in the chest, chest feels hot, cough for more than 2 weeks , often experience nausea, vomiting, bloating, so you should consult a doctor of internal medicine to find out the cause of your complaint. Doctors can do a physical examination directly and can be supported by blood checks, X-rays, ultrasound, heart record / ECG, CT scan to find out the exact cause of your complaint. While what you can do is:
Conduct a healthy lifestyle Avoid cigarette smoke, vehicle smoke, dust You can use a mask during outdoor activities Eat regularly and avoid the consumption of spicy foods, sour, caffeinated drinks May be beneficial