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Lung diseases

Lung Abnormalities

07/15/2010

Question:

have been having heart palpatations, heaviness in chest, lightheadedness, & extreme fatigue. had cardio echo & stress tests...came back abnormal...showed i had 2 slightly leaking valves..told nothing to worry about...had heart cath...was ok...sent to lung specialist..had sleep apnea test...came back normal...had pulmonary function test...came back mild restriction and diffusion abnormality...total lung capacity is 80%...diffusion capacity is 69%. dr appt is still a couple weeks away...any ideas or suggestions what problem might be? thanks

Answer:

Thank you for visiting NetWellness. On this site, we try to answer general questions about lung and respiratory disorders but cannot diagnose or provide a second opinion.

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Response by:

Jeff E Weiland, MD Jeff E Weiland, MD
Associate Professor - Clinical
OSU Asthma Center
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University