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can a pinched nerve cause breathing problems and pain

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Too many areas: Nerves supply specific areas. There's no nerve that supplies both your hands, chest and lungs. I think the pinched nerve hypothesis doesn't explain yo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
20 years experience Hospital-based practice
You're too young @26: You're too young @ 26y to be taking 2 major sedatives like Ativan and MS-Contin. What were they prescribed for? What symptoms are you having? Both Ati ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Tense: Being extremely tense can cause some breathing and other difficulties.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
If bad enough: If mild unlikely, but if severe enough to cause brainstem ischemia, you bet it can. Whole variety of respiratory problems including cheyne-stokes, ap ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Spiers
30 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Question is unclear: In utero we do not actually breathe - our needs are met by the transfer of nutrients and oxygen to the fetus across teh placenta. With a problem with ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. tarig Ahmed
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Anxiety: Yes, anxiety can cause shortness of breath.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cigarettes: There is particulate matter in cigarette smoke. There is nothing good i can think of related to cigarettes. They cause breathing problems in multiple ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Aspiration: Mist likely cause is aspiration of semen or saliva.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
23 years experience Occupational Medicine
Possibly: There are many things in the air that can irritate or cause allergy in the lungs. There could be cleaning products at the workplace or there may be fo ... Read More
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Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
25 years experience Pulmonology
May be: Primers are known to cause increased bronchoresponsiveness in some folks. If you do get wheezing and dyspnea when in the vicinity of the primers, may ... Read More
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