October 18, 2018

Shortness of breath lasting 4 days.

Ask The Doctor > Questions & Answers > Shortness of breath lasting 4 days.

Patient: I have collar bone pain with shortness of breath after a night of binge drinking, could this be from vomiting or something more serious? its been 4 days and it still hasn’t gone away

Symptoms: Shortness of breath, collar bone pain, fatigue

Doctor: Hello,Thank you for posting your query on ATD.I have gone through your query and understand your concern. You are ri ght it can be due to excessive drinking and vomiting. You requires rest and analgesic such as ibuprofen for pain relief. Multivitamins supplements will be beneficial. But you can get your chest x ray to exclude chest causes specially if you have fever.Hope your query get answered.Wishing you a good health.Take care.

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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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