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Breathing weak when severely tired, worried I have

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Breathing weak when severely tired, worried I have myasthenia
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

Hello and thanks for your question. I’d be pleased to assist you. Kindly answer following questions for further advice:

Age? Male or female?

Past medical history?

Any medicines using?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
24, male
OCD tourettes anxiety
Propranolol
Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

Thanks

Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

So you are suspecting that you might have Myasthenia???

Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

Is it just weakness or have any other issues making you suspect MG???

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Mostly the weakness, the fact it feels hard to get air in and out of my nose and mouth and it is worse when tired, the fact I get tired and feel like I can barely keep eyes open. Photo of me attached now
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
None of my drs think I do and I am functioning on 3-4 hours low quality sleep for the last month or so
Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

Thanks

So lack of sleep could be the main reason for severe muscle weakness and exhaustion

Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

Common symptoms of myasthenia gravis include:

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
It isnt really shortness of breath, more like actually taking the breaths in through the mouth and nose feels hard work
Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

Thanks

Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

Yes that could happen due to extreme tiredness and lack of sleep

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Doesn't sound like a myasthenic crisis or anything?
Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

Yes most likely your symptoms are related to sleep deprivation and exhaustion

Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

However, if you are really worried then ask the doctor to check for blood tests

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
But there is no emergency?
Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

There is no emergency

Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

If you feel you are having any problems with breathing then keep oxygen saturation at home to check your level of oxygen

Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

If that is fine then you are ok

Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.
Are you still there?

Do you have any further questions???

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
But in short term no issue
Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

Yes no issues

Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

I am still here

Please do let me know if you have any further questions I would be happy to answer

Best of luck