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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
25 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: Shortness of breath is more common, but chest pressure and pain are not unusual.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
It could: Pulmonary edema patients can feel a smothering sensation more than a chest pain. However CP can also occur.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Not typical: CP is usually not a symptom of pulmonary edema. They may have sob, hypoxemia, anxiety or wheezing.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No. Only way you can: Find out what's happening to you, would be seeing your pcp, so a proper history ; physical examination is carried out, and with some investigations, a ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Hello. : Hello. If i understand correctly, you have newly developed chest pain, swelling and fatigue with exertion since your discharge. Please let your cardio ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Pleuritic pain?: It could be part of your left lung that is sticky and rubbing against your chest wall causing pain. Taking nsaids may help reduce the symptoms. Howeve ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Just a thought: although NOT "completely explained" a UNDERACTIVE THYROID GLAND may be the culprit...a simple blood test will confirm/exclude Just a thought Hope i ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Many causes: Moderate chest pain with shortness of breath in someone with previous MV repair has many possible causes. Pericarditis unlikely after 1.5 yrs (it's a ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janiece Stewart
20 years experience Sports Medicine
See your doctor: There are many different causes of these symptoms, the most worrisome include a problem with your heart or a blood clot. More history is needed to ma ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Options: The next step will be to check your blood pressure whenever possible and get a baseline blood pressure. Lifestyle modifications are critical and they ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Go to ER now!: Among the list of possible causes of your symptoms are blood clots in your legs and lungs. Were that to be confirmed, you would require urgent intrav ... Read More
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