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I have myocarditis and have started coughing up white foam,

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I have myocarditis and have started coughing up white foam, male 44 out of hospital for 1 week
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.

Dr. D.J. :

The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.

Dr. D.J. :

Hi there,


This is Dr. D.J., experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.


I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Dr. D.J. :

Do you have any shortness of breath?

Dr. D.J. :

Any worsening chest pain?

Customer:

do i need to be worried ?

Dr. D.J. :

do you have any worsening shortness of breath and chest pain?

Customer:

always short of breath and chest very tight today

Dr. D.J. :

ok

Dr. D.J. :

are you on any medication currently?

Customer:

yes

Dr. D.J. :

which ones?

Customer:

elperenone, candesartan, ivabradine

Dr. D.J. :

ok --these are for heart failures usually.

Dr. D.J. :

Looks like you may also need a diuretic like lasix ( furosemide)

Dr. D.J. :

Your lungs may have fluid now causing these symptoms.

Dr. D.J. :

You should take this seriously.

Dr. D.J. :

You need to go to the local hospital again.

Dr. D.J. :

Another possibility ca be pneumonia.

Dr. D.J. :

Bacterial pneumonia is a possibility.

Dr. D.J. :

Hence, this should not be neglected.

Customer:

cheers doc

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