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Serious chest pain and breathing difficulty? Asthma at 60?

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Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Chest pain: Could be asthma if associated with wheezing (in most cases) but typically asthma is not assocated with chest pain. It could be due to acs (acute coronary syndrome) which is very serious. Needs urgent evaluation.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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