Shortness of Breath-Allergy at Walk-in Clinic

A 65 year old patient was seen at Emergi-Care Medical Center for experiencing shortness of breath for last several days. Patient had seen several doctors in the past and has been given different treatment without any relief. The patient was seen at the local hospital for shortness of breath and was admitted to the hospital and had all cardiac tests done which didn’t reveal anything. Patient was seen by Dr. Usha Jain and had some blood tests ordered including IgE for allergies.  Patient was treated with antihistamine nasal spray.

The patient returned for follow up appointment and reported that he didn’t feel short of breath and feeling of uneasiness in the chest was gone. He was able to  sleep all night without getting up feeling anxious. Dr. Jain advised to stop antidepressant and tranquiizers, prescribed by the other doctors. The patient was advised to continue only antihistamine nasal spray.

The patient returned for f0llow up appointment in 2 weeks.  The patient is feeling great and is not taking any medicine for anxiety.

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One Response to Shortness of Breath-Allergy at Walk-in Clinic

  1. Ivy Baker says:

    This is some really good information about walk-in clinics. I didn’t realize that shortness of breath can be treated sometimes with an antihistamine nasal spray. That does seem like a good thing to be aware of if you are having a hard time breathing.

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