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What does it mean that my lungs are tight

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 45 years experience
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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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Perhaps...: I would need you to clarify exactly what you mean by "tight." then, there are pulmonary function tests that can be done to determine whether this symp... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
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
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 55 years experience
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
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Russell Chin
Dentistry 46 years experience
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
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
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shahid Rafique
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
Child Psychiatry 35 years experience
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
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 51 years experience
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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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Clifford
A Verified Doctoranswered
44 years experience
Bronchitis: Cough and phlegm production are typical symptoms of bronchitis. Chest tightness, pressure and wheezing may also occur. These are usually due to viruse... Read More
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