How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Phil, MD Your Own Question
Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 56162
Experience:  GP in the United States
55099014
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Dr. Phil, MD is online now

My son has been sent for tests at UCH;breathlessness,lethargy

Customer Question

My son has been sent for tests at UCH;breathlessness,lethargy verging on chronic
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

how can I help with this?
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

serious or not?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 years ago.
Sounds serious

Have heart and lungs been checked?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 years ago.
Make sure heart and lungs are checked thoroughly James

Cat scan of the chest and cardiac ultrasound are important

Those would be two tests I would push for


I hope this helps.

If you have more questions, just reply