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what does it mean that my lungs are tight

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Perhaps: Coughing, wheezing, chest tightness & chest pain are symptoms of asthma. When asthma is mild symptoms may not be present all the time so "sometimes" i ... Read More

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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Words: Bronchospasm is a term that describes when the circular muscles in your airways activate and produce a restriction in air flow. If it involves the tin ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually seen as a-: -result of PFT's & it means after all the tests are done, it means you have 70% lung function compared 2 what is expected 4 Ur age, weight & h ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
44 years experience Dentistry
Shrinking lungs : Your lungs are shrivelling up. If you're still smoking stop if not don't start again. Go have another chest x-ray and see your lung dr about solutio ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Chest pain: Chest pain is not truly something that is DX over the computer, as the more serious issue could certainly be heart related with l sided chest pain. Y ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Tightness in chest: Means you need to talk with your Dr.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor now!: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Potentially serious: Tightness in the chest experienced while running could be indicative of significant ischemic heart disease (angina pectoris) or exercise induced asthm ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Good To Get Checked: Normally, vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) does not cause adverse effects related to chest pain or tightness.However, there can be effects related to increa ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Over stimulated: That is a common symptom of people taking stimulants for adhd. Much more common if you have anxiety disorder or indulge in caffeinated beverages, choc ... Read More

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