Shortness of Breath

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kaybob12
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   Posted 3/31/2013 10:07 AM (GMT -6)   
I am experiencing shortness of breath with normal activity. I wonder if it is lupus related. I am overweight, but have only recently had the breathing problems.

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couchtater
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   Posted 3/31/2013 4:11 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm like that but I have asthma and am overweight.

You might want to be checked out to be sure of what's like.
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Barbara Lee
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   Posted 3/31/2013 4:12 PM (GMT -6)   
I am not a Doctor by any means but it's possible that you may have either pleurisy or a case of pericarditis. Or you could have pneumonia or something like that those sometimes are related to lupus.

I recommend that you seek medical attention at either a Urgent care facility or go to the nearest ER, ASAP. You do not want to take any chances with you possibly stopping breathing.

Please let us know what the Dr says. I hope you feel better soon.

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Barbara

oreo11
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   Posted 3/31/2013 8:59 PM (GMT -6)   
 
I have had that type of breathing problem early on in my journey with Lupus.  I did see a Pulmonologist who diagnosed lung inflammation.  Once I had it treated with steroids, I felt much better.  You really should see someone.
 
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