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A 29-year-old female asked:

I've been getting chest pains and tightness for a week. i am 29, the pain is not excruciating and i have a low peak flow in one lung. what do i do?

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Dr. Peter Banitt
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 33 years experience
See your Doctor: Chest tightness and pains could be from many causes, some minor and some serious. Perhaps it is simply from asthma or a virus. It could be something more serious such as some other type of lung problem or even a heart problem. Your doctor will ask you more detailed questions and do an exam and then may need to do additional testing

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