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I have been admitted to hospital twice in the last month

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Hello I have been admitted to hospital twice in the last month with shortness of breath and chest pain I have had pneumonia but the infection has cleared I am just left with breathlessness a tight chest and feel like I have something tight tied around the bra line left side of chest my Eco showed sinus tachycardia they did say at one point I would need a 24 hour hart monitor but then this was just not mentioned again I am a little concerned. I do have mild asthma but to me the pain is not consistent.
could it be the asthma ?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
i don't think so I've been on steroids and had nebulisers in hospital both times but there's just no improvement my asthma is usually very very mild
what triggers it?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
The slightest excursion aggravates it but the pain is there all the while i can't even get dressed with out getting hot and out of breath
did they do a stress test?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No just a diadimer blood test to rule out blood clot on lung the consultant I first saw also wanted lung scan but another sent me home without and I'm no better
I think you need a stress test and a lung CAT scan
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I've booked an appointment at my gps for next Thursday do you think I. Ok to leave until then as low no as things don't get worse?
I wouldn't risk it. No
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Ok thank you I'll try to get a quicker go appointment