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is chest tightness a symptom of asthma

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Feinberg
37 years experience Rheumatology
Go to ER: These could be the symptoms of a heart attack. Cal. 911
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
They're the same: Asthma and bronchitis are points along a spectrum of bronchospastic diseases, blending seamless along the path. There is no sharp demarcation between ... Read More
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cough ; .....: Hello. This sounds like typical asthma. See your doctor for further treatment and evaluation.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Does not matter: It is persistent asthma that is uncontrolled and symptomatic. Nightly awakenings are likely also. More importantly, the dose of anti-inflammatory ... Read More
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Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Asthma: These are common symptoms in asthma exacerbations of all degrees and should prompt you to seek medical attention.
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Dr. Daniel Zanger
33 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Those are suggestive of asthma.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
24 years experience Pediatrics
Consistent treatment: Asthma management relies on symptoms and peak flow. If either are off, you should continue consistent treatment. Because you are experiencing symptoms ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: I would stop & inform your treating doctor of the situation. Anytime you can associate an asthma flare up with something you do you should stop it ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest reviewing your asthma plan during an inbox consultation. If you have not had pulmonary testing, this can be performed at your physicia ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Heart disease : Although uncommon in a 35 yo female, coronary heart disease comes to mind. You need to ask your doctor to check you out.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
Your meds: Albuterol or other short acting bronchodilators temporarily and inhaled steroids for maintenance and, if needed, oral steroids acutely for severe flar ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
See a physician ASAP: Without more details, you may well have uncontrolled asthma. That requires regular daily medication, not just a "rescue" inhaler such as albuterol. At ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Asthma: An asthma exacerbation is likely in this context and with limited information. Check in with your GP for an exam in order to confirm diagnosis and esc ... Read More
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