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Shortness of breath, Tiredness, General Discomfort following sinusitis

Hey,
About 2 months ago I was diagnosed with Acute Bacterial Sinusitis.
After 3 days of Amoxicillin I was emitted to hospital because of an unexpected reaction where my throat got extremely tight and my mouth dried up like the Sahara.

Following this the hospital put me on Zyrtec and Prednisolone for a week.

Shortly thereafter I went back to the doctor complaining about shortness of breath and a white tongue. I was told my tongue is most likely caused by the antibiotics and steroids. I was given Doxycycline and Ventolin to help me breathe and get rid of a minor throat infection.
That was November 8th. It’s now December and I’m still short of breath. No matter how much I use the inhaler.

It’s worse when I go to bed but is at its peak when I wake up early feeling as if I forgot to breathe all night. My chest will feel tight and I’ll feel lightheaded. I’m always tired.
I catch my breath within the hour but chest discomfort stays around for hours.

I’m a 20 year old male, no history of cancer, I don’t smoke or drink alchohol, I’m not overweight and I eat Healthy. If that helps.

— side note;
2 months back I had my bloods done and a chest X-ray and all was well. My blood oxygen is 99.6% and my blood pressure is normal.
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707563 tn?1587576687
Have you had any lung function testing done? Seen a pulmonologist?

You can learn more about dyspnea (shortness of breath) and the many causes here - https://www.webmd.com/lung/shortness-breath-dyspnea#1 and here's an older post on our site that has an answer from a doctor - https://www.medhelp.org/posts/Undiagnosed-Symptoms/Unknown-Dyspnea/show/1485471

It may not apply directly to you, but it may help you rule something out.

Here are more that may be able to help you - https://www.medhelp.org/search/expanded?cat=posts&query=dyspnea

Best of luck, and let us know how you're feeling!
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