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Question: if you have asthma and had a good echocardiogram, blood tests and ekg from a cardiologist a few months ago, then is brief and mild tightness in the chest during intense exercise probably from the asthma? it usually doesn't occur at all but happened today for about 3 minutes amd then went away even though I didnt stop. I also worked my chest muscles recently.
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Follow up: Dr. Drkaushal85 (0 minute later)
if you have asthma and had a good echocardiogram, blood tests and ekg from a cardiologist a few months ago, then is brief and mild tightness in the chest during intense exercise probably from the asthma? it usually doesn't occur at all but happened today for about 3 minutes amd then went away even though I didnt stop. I also worked my chest muscles recently.
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Answered by Dr. Drkaushal85 (4 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Get done TMT and Stress echo.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
Sometimes resting ecg and echocardiography are normal.
Your chest symptoms are at exertion (exercise).
So better to get done Stress Echo and TMT (Trade mill test).
If they are normal then no need to worry for heart diseases related chest symptoms.
Then possibility of asthma related chest tightness is more likely.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Answered by Dr. Drkaushal85 (0 minute later)
Brief Answer:
Get done TMT and Stress echo.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
Sometimes resting ecg and echocardiography are normal.
Your chest symptoms are at exertion (exercise).
So better to get done Stress Echo and TMT (Trade mill test).
If they are normal then no need to worry for heart diseases related chest symptoms.
Then possibility of asthma related chest tightness is more likely.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Drkaushal85 (26 minutes later)
Thanks. Yeah, I can do about 45 minutes of weights followed by 30 -60 minutes of moderate to intense cardio -no problem. i just have had asthma since i was a kid and am 36 now. i feel great when i exercise but tonight ONLY, i just had very brief
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Follow up: Dr. Drkaushal85 (0 minute later)
Thanks. Yeah, I can do about 45 minutes of weights followed by 30 -60 minutes of moderate to intense cardio -no problem. i just have had asthma since i was a kid and am 36 now. i feel great when i exercise but tonight ONLY, i just had very brief
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Answered by Dr. Drkaushal85 (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Before how many days you had your cardiac tests?

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
Yes, this might be asthma exacerbation.
You might be having exercise as trigger for asthma.
But better to rule out cardiac component.
So please let me know
1. Exactly before how may days you had your cardiac tests?
I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Answered by Dr. Drkaushal85 (0 minute later)
Brief Answer:
Before how many days you had your cardiac tests?

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
Yes, this might be asthma exacerbation.
You might be having exercise as trigger for asthma.
But better to rule out cardiac component.
So please let me know
1. Exactly before how may days you had your cardiac tests?
I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Follow up: Dr. Drkaushal85 (6 hours later)
I had all the cardiac testing about 60 to 90 days ago and it was good. I will have the stress test in 60 days.
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Follow up: Dr. Drkaushal85 (0 minute later)
I had all the cardiac testing about 60 to 90 days ago and it was good. I will have the stress test in 60 days.
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Answered by Dr. Drkaushal85 (15 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Have you checked for PFT?

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
Sorry for late reply as I was busy in family function.
In my opinion, you should definitely get done PFT (Pulmonary Function Test) to see whether your asthma is controlled or not.
Please let me know
1. Have you ever undergone PFT (Pulmonary Function Test) before?
2. Are you taking any treatment for asthma?
Please reply me answers of above asked questions, so that I can guide you better. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Answered by Dr. Drkaushal85 (0 minute later)
Brief Answer:
Have you checked for PFT?

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
Sorry for late reply as I was busy in family function.
In my opinion, you should definitely get done PFT (Pulmonary Function Test) to see whether your asthma is controlled or not.
Please let me know
1. Have you ever undergone PFT (Pulmonary Function Test) before?
2. Are you taking any treatment for asthma?
Please reply me answers of above asked questions, so that I can guide you better. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Drkaushal85 (57 minutes later)
I need to follow up with a pulmonologist. I have an albuterol. normally without it, my peak flow is about 420 to 460. when I take it, it goes up to about 550 or so. I used to take advair when I was younger and probably should get back on that or flovent but due to high blood pressure, I have to be careful.
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Follow up: Dr. Drkaushal85 (0 minute later)
I need to follow up with a pulmonologist. I have an albuterol. normally without it, my peak flow is about 420 to 460. when I take it, it goes up to about 550 or so. I used to take advair when I was younger and probably should get back on that or flovent but due to high blood pressure, I have to be careful.
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Answered by Dr. Drkaushal85 (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Yes, get done PFT.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
Yes, you should definitely consult pulmonologist and get done clinical examination of respiratory system and PFT.
On the basis of PFT, you will be given inhaled medicine.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Answered by Dr. Drkaushal85 (0 minute later)
Brief Answer:
Yes, get done PFT.

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.
I can understand your concern.
Yes, you should definitely consult pulmonologist and get done clinical examination of respiratory system and PFT.
On the basis of PFT, you will be given inhaled medicine.
Hope I have solved your query. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Follow up: Dr. Drkaushal85 (32 minutes later)
I have one more question. what causes nodules in the abdominal muscles? at first I thought it was just on one side but then realized I have little round bumps in the ab muscles on both sides.
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Follow up: Dr. Drkaushal85 (0 minute later)
I have one more question. what causes nodules in the abdominal muscles? at first I thought it was just on one side but then realized I have little round bumps in the ab muscles on both sides.
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Answered by Dr. Drkaushal85 (11 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Is it painful?

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.
These kind of nodules are mostly caused by
1. Lipoma
2. Muscular fibroids
So please let me know
1. Are they painful?
2. Since how many days you have noticed them?
3. Are they increase in size?
Please reply me answers of above asked questions, so that I can guide you better. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Answered by Dr. Drkaushal85 (0 minute later)
Brief Answer:
Is it painful?

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.
These kind of nodules are mostly caused by
1. Lipoma
2. Muscular fibroids
So please let me know
1. Are they painful?
2. Since how many days you have noticed them?
3. Are they increase in size?
Please reply me answers of above asked questions, so that I can guide you better. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Follow up: Dr. Drkaushal85 (2 hours later)
the one on the left is a little tender but the one on the right is painless. I noticed them last night. they are symmetrical in size and location oddly. I have been having very minor and occasional pain in my upper left abdomen also.
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Follow up: Dr. Drkaushal85 (0 minute later)
the one on the left is a little tender but the one on the right is painless. I noticed them last night. they are symmetrical in size and location oddly. I have been having very minor and occasional pain in my upper left abdomen also.
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Answered by Dr. Drkaushal85 (4 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Can you send me a picture for review?

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.

It will be of great help if you can send me a picture of your abdomen with nodules.

I will be happy to help you further.
Wish you good health.
Thanks
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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Answered by Dr. Drkaushal85 (0 minute later)
Brief Answer:
Can you send me a picture for review?

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for your follow up question on Ask a doctor forum.

It will be of great help if you can send me a picture of your abdomen with nodules.

I will be happy to help you further.
Wish you good health.
Thanks
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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If You Have Asthma And Had A Good Echocardiogram ,

if you have asthma and had a good echocardiogram, blood tests and ekg from a cardiologist a few months ago, then is brief and mild tightness in the chest during intense exercise probably from the asthma? it usually doesn't occur at all but happened today for about 3 minutes amd then went away even though I didnt stop. I also worked my chest muscles recently.