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Dr. Phil, MD
Dr. Phil, MD, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  GP in the United States
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I have osteoporosis (recently diagnosed). I have lost 2

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I have osteoporosis (recently diagnosed). I have lost 2 inches in height - I have a little difficulty breathing sometimes. Is this something to worry about?
Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes I am with a consultant. I’m on Risedronate (since May) and oxycodine and paracetamol for the pain.
Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: I walk 2K every morning and whilst I’m not completely out of breath I notice it’s different from when I was okay.
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No not really
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

have you had any lung or heart tests?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

That would be the first step

we need to rule out a lung or cardiac issue

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Do I go back to consultant?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

yes, I would. absolutely

start with a stress test

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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 4 months ago.

Thanks for this question.

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