Breathing Difficulty

Breathing Difficulty in New Braunfels, TX

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Breathing Difficulty

Types of Breathing Issues

Asthma

If you experience frequent coughing, shortness of breath or losing your breath easily, a feeling of being tired or weak when exercising, or wheezing or coughing after exercise, you may want to check with your doctor about the possibility of having asthma.

Pneumonia

The respiratory symptoms of pneumonia include fast breathing, shallow breathing, shortness of breath, and wheezing. Pneumonia is a serious infection that requires a medical diagnosis to be treated. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, coughing up phlegm, and are running a fever, please come visit us at Riverside ER for a thorough examination of your symptoms.

Bronchitis

Chronic dry or wet cough with phlegm, shortness of breath, sore throat, and chest pressure are all symptoms of bronchitis. Bronchitis is an upper respiratory infection that is usually self-diagnosable. However, if you are experiencing extreme symptoms, like severe difficulty to breathe, come see us at Riverside ER, so we can begin working to alleviate these symptoms and get you started on the road to feeling well again.

Emphysema

Emphysema is a respiratory disease that causes damage to the alveoli in the lungs. Frequent lung infections, a lot of mucus, wheezing, reduced appetite and weight loss, fatigue, blue-tinged lips or fingernail beds, and problems sleeping are all symptoms of emphysema. If you are experiencing multiple of these symptoms, then you may want to consider reaching out to medical professionals for help.

Upper Respiratory Issues

Upper respiratory issues and trouble breathing can be caused by a multitude of different medical problems. Trouble breathing is also a very common issue, but that doesn’t mean that it is not a big deal. If you notice that you are having difficulty breathing, come visit Riverside ER located in New Braunfels, TX and see one of our doctors.

COPD

Also known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Symptoms include frequent respiratory infections, shortness of breath, and wheezing. COPD does require a medical diagnosis and doctors at Riverside ER would be happy to help you.