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A 30-year-old male asked about a 33-year-old female:

What could cause my wife to get a really tight chest, often with pain? feels hard to breathe, like a weight on her. asthma pump doesn't help.

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Dr. Osman Farooq
Pediatric Neurology 20 years experience
Get checked: This could be due to many potential causes, for example, it could be related to anxiety/panic, but it could also be related to cardiac (heart) strain and these can be signs of a heart attack. It would be best to get checked out.

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Last updated Oct 6, 2013

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