Shortness Of Breath, Flatulence, Chest Pain Accompanied By Limp Body.?
hello doctor, I’m 25 years old, I want to ask, it’s been almost 4 months I have a shortness of breath, flatulence, shoulder and neck pain. I have undergone ECG examination, ultrasound (heart, kidney and liver), apparently in normal condition. only, I have a problem with high blood pressure and being treated (eating 4 mg perindopril medication). the situation of shortness of breath never recedes and it becomes more difficult to breathe and dizzy (not stable) when the reading u003cem u003eblood pressure u003c / em u003e increases. however, I can move around, that is jogging without feeling heavy and chest pain (chest pain does not always come and is not strong). sometimes a sharp pain (like a needle) on one of the left and right fingers. u003cbr u003e u003cbr u003 sorry not beautiful language. I am Malaysian .. u003cbr u003thank you doctor
Hello Maliq Arif, thank you for the question.
Shortness of breath or shortness of breath is a condition where a person requires excessive effort to breathe. The causes can be numerous, could be due to disorders of the chest organs, such as the heart, lungs, ribs, cartilage, muscles, and disorders of the skin. It could also be from the digestive system, for example heartburn, or due to lack of blood or anemia, dehydration, metabolic diseases, spinal cord injury, and so forth. Some diseases that can cause shortness include:
Lung diseases, such as infections, the presence of fluid or air in the lungs, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, etc. Heart disease Gastric disease, such as gastritis, GERD Muscle injury to the chest cavity or rib fracture Infection of nerves in the chest Infection in skin or breast Anemia Dehydration Shock Metabolic diseases, such as diabetes, kidney failure, etc. In heart disease, such as infarction / lack of oxygen or long high blood pressure can cause shortness of breath, usually accompanied by chest pain such as a feeling of pressure in the left chest or middle part , felt translucent to the back, to the jaw, to the arm. Chest pain due to the heart can also be accompanied by excessive sweating, nausea, vomiting, difficulty breathing, the location of unspecified pain cannot be appointed with one finger, generally improves with nitroglycerin treatment, and usually worsens with increased activity. If the symptoms are severe, especially on long terrain that does not routinely carry out treatment, heart failure or heart failure can occur, characterized by shortness, more comfortable sleeping with a high pillow, feet and / or swollen abdomen, and so forth. While shortness of breath caused by stomach pain, usually accompanied by heartburn, pain can penetrate to the back, burning sensation, flatulence, nausea, vomiting, and so forth. To ascertain the cause of the complaint, you should consult a doctor of internal medicine to find out the cause and get adequate therapy. The doctor will conduct question and answer, physical examination, and supporting examinations such as laboratory, heart record (ECG), X-ray, echocardiography, endoscopy, and other examinations if needed. Once the cause of the breath is known, the doctor may prescribe some medicines or take certain medical procedures if needed. To prevent complaints, you should exercise regularly, adopt a healthy lifestyle, eat regularly and eat healthy and nutritious foods, meet your fluid needs, get enough rest, and avoid smoking, stress, and alcohol. If shortness of breath is accompanied by chest pain such as pressure in the left chest or the middle part, the pain is felt translucent to the back, to the jaw, to the arm, accompanied by excessive sweating, nausea, vomiting, difficulty breathing, the location of specific pain cannot be appointed with one finger, improved with nitroglycerin treatment, usually felt after activity or moderate physical activity and improved with rest, this refers to shortness due to heart disease, it needs immediate treatment from a doctor.
Thus, hopefully useful.