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Tight lungs with cough

A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 18 years experience
Yes: Chest tightness, shortness of breath, dry cough are considered classic symptoms of asthma. Please talk to your doctor regarding your symptoms.
Dr. Sameer Gupta
Allergy 19 years experience
Yes: Typical symptoms for asthma include chest tightness , shortness of breath , cough and wheezing

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Asthma: Chest tightness and wheezing are typical presentations of asthma. With your current symptoms, i would suggest you seek medical attention right away.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
Anesthesiology 33 years experience
Possibly: "tightness of chest" can be used to describe a variety of conditions including, but not limited to, bronchocnstriction(asthma), intercostal muscle str... Read More
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Perhaps...: You may be experiencing bronchospasm along with the cough. Bronchospasm can have many etiologies including asthma and copd. So, you should be evaluate... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Yes: In order to come to a firm opinion who should have a proper evaluation which can be done via telemedicine. Based on what I read alone it seems like yo... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Rosenfield
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Could be asthma: Symptoms of cough that occur in cold air or at night could signal some mild asthma or allergies developing. See is being in warm bathroom with shower... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Possible COPD: Prolonged smoking can lead to irreversible changes in the lung resulting in COPD/emphysema. You should see your physician for evaluation. Evaluation... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: Chest tightness, chest pain, and shortness of breath can be due to minor problems or to very serious ones. A doctor can check to see what might be goi... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leila Hashemi
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Pleurisy: Hi, it seems that you have Pleuritic chest pain which could be due to inflammation of rib cage or lung. Please see your provider for further evaluatio... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Check temperature: Monitor your temperature, drink fluids and stay home/isolate. Rest and treat your cough with an overnight cough preparation if you have trouble sleepi... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Such symptoms are common in bronchitis or sinusitis that start as viral and associate a bacterial suprainfection among other possibilities. Best would... Read More

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