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what causes heavy feeling lungs an shortness of breath

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Shortness of breath: This is a symptom of not getting enough air. It can be caused by many things. If the person is normal but there isn't enough oxygen, if the person ove ... Read More

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Dr. Steven Guyton
45 years experience Thoracic Surgery
The : The symptoms you describe are typical of a heart attack or inflammation around the heart (pericarditis) - they can also be caused by anxiety and hyper ... Read More
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Chest pain: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, i ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Needs evaluation: Your symptoms could have a number of causes, many of them warranting urgent attention. I suggest you see your doctor today or go to the emergency roo ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
SEE DOCTOR ASAP: It seems you are pretty sick and may have a lower respiratory infection like Acute Bronchitis or Pnumonia and need to see your Doctor asap.If can not ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Please follow up: This may be caused by a number of conditions. I would suggest a chest radiograph and a review of your asthma. A virtual appt is available online Healt ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Too high!: It that is still present, please call 911. if it went away, go to the ER for evaluation for possible causes that can be treated. Don't drink caffeine ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gorfinkel
55 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
See ur doc: Chest pressure in a 30 year old woman is very unlikely to be heart related, BUT, knowing nothing more about you, you should see Ur doc to evaluate thi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: The pain is most likely secondary to your gastritis. You are probably having some minor reflux symptoms.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : Especially if you have something to be anxious about.! of you have fever or chills you could be sick. In the former find a good counselor to help you ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience Pain Management
YES: Could be benign, but regardless of age, I would not take Extreme shortness of breath and pain in chest and upper abdomen lightly.Contact doctor IMMEDI ... Read More
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