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I am a 34 year old male, when i do physical work or over extend

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i am a 34 year old male, when i do physical work or over extend myself at excersize, i often get a sudden weakness wash over my whole body which leaves me having to sit down for up to 15 minutes at a time.
symptoms are: laboured breathing, feeling very weak, not being able to see straight.
i have already had a test for diabetes which came back negative.
could you help please?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.
HelloJust testing for diabetes is not enough.This type of feeling can be heart diseaselung diseaseand other problems.You need to see an internal medicine doctor in person for the following.full examall routine labs: this will check for anemia, liver and kidney problems, etc.thyroid studies [hypothyroid can do this as well]ekgmaybe 24 hour holter monitor or stress test, or both, depending on examchest x ray and/or pulmonary function testing. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here daily.
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