A 26-year-old female asked:
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Tight chest, haven't had asthmatic flare up in years, no cough, pain in mid chest going up towards trachea, shortness of breath with activity.

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Dr. John Oliga
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Asthma symptoms: Sounds like your asthma is flaring up even if you don't have a cough or wheezing symptoms. You need to see your doctor so you can be prescribed an inhaler. You may need to have a spirometry test done to confirm an asthma exacerbation.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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