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The treatment you'll need depends on the cause of your breathlessness.

How your doctor can help

Information on how your doctor can help treat your breathlessness.

Fluid on the lung (pleural effusion)

Find out how cancer can cause fluid build up in the lungs and how it might affect you.

Treatment for fluid on the lung (pleural effusion)

Information about treatment for fluid on the lung.

How you can help yourself

Information to help you avoid getting too out of breath.

Breathing and relaxation techniques

Read about ways to cope if you become breathless.

Oxygen at home

Read about the different types of oxygen you can have at home, how it's used and how to get it.

Having oxygen on holiday

Find out about taking oxygen on holiday. 

Last reviewed: 
27 Feb 2014

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