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breathing difficulties and shakes

Postby lindauk1 » Sat Sep 06, 2014 10:06 pm

hi im not sure if anyone else has this i find it hard to do anything these days i tryed doing dusting today and i couldnt breathe and shaking from inside its not first time it has happened i just hope its not something else wromg with me :cry:
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Re: breathing difficulties and shakes

Postby Butterfly8588 » Sat Sep 06, 2014 10:21 pm

Hi Linda,
I know its probably not what you want to hear but I think it would be best to speak to your dr asap, you cant mess around with breathing problems. I get costochindritis (not officially told that but symptoms match and the dr said the symptoms were caused by my condition) which makes it difficult to breath cos of the pain but what your describing sounds different.

I really hope you find it's nothing, it sounds very scary and I hope you get the help you need.

Gentle hugs xxx
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Re: breathing difficulties and shakes

Postby lindauk1 » Sat Sep 06, 2014 10:24 pm

thanks will phone him monday cos i start sweating as well not nice :shock:
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Re: breathing difficulties and shakes

Postby Paisleyjane » Sat Sep 06, 2014 10:59 pm

Hi Linda, agree see your Dr.
I get this and GP said it was asthma, but mine isn't. After testing the ENT consultant thought it is because the fatigue makes my throat and voice box floppy. When I am tired my voice goes hoarse, which was a problem at work. Was a nurse and parents thought had a bug.
Could be many causes, from sensitivity to dust mite onward. Could just be that today it was too much for you but best get it checked. Good luck :-)
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Re: breathing difficulties and shakes

Postby rich44 » Sat Sep 06, 2014 11:36 pm

They said my youngest had asthma and gave him a spray, we kicked up a stink and demanded a referral and the specialist said no way it's asthma it doesn't fit.

We kicked up a stink with our social landlord and they fitted central heating, once we had that and damp/mould was gone his breathing cleared up.

Anyway it's always worth fighting your corner with new symptoms especially if you feel it isn't what your gp is telling you. How many times a day they're actually guessing what's wrong with people I don't know.
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Re: breathing difficulties and shakes

Postby moe_d_uk » Sun Sep 07, 2014 5:53 am

I think that once u r diagnosed they tend to put every symptom down to fibro as it saves them having to investigate. I do have have asthma and easy way to check is by doing a peak flow. If its normal its my fibro and if its low its my asthmas. X
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Re: breathing difficulties and shakes

Postby migrembe » Sun Sep 07, 2014 8:36 am

We are very good at diagnosing ourselves and we really shouldn't - costrochindritis??? I doubt it, more likely to be the Fibromyalgia. I was diagnosed with asthma at 43 because i would become short of breath, no wheeze nor any other symptoms, however when i was diagnosed with fibro the specialists said it was a ridiculous assumption and diagnosis unless i had worked somewhere where there was a lot of dust and said it was more likely fibro affecting the muscles and ligaments within my chest wall. She promptly stopped all asthma inhalers and said if they were useful use them but they never were so i don't.

However recently i became really breathless and after talking to my lovely GP who deserves a medal it turns out that the problem was pain, due to the reduction in pain meds, due to the fact that pain meds were burning my stomach so i had been taking less than i really needed to function, due to the fact that the stomach protector pill had stopped working - cure?? treatment change stomach pill and resume normal dose of pain pills, which have helped considerably.

If your lungs cannot expand due to pain, even if you can't feel the extra pain, i couldn't, then you won't be able to take in enough oxygen and will become very fatigued very quickly.

However all that said if you become suddenly breathless for no apparent reason you should call and ambulance out, they will come and fast believe me i know it. Anything else you should see your GP about tomorrow and tell the receptionist its breathing problems and not fatigue getting past reception is part of the problem.

Good luck. Hope you get it sorted and feel a little easier.

Beverley x
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