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A 31-year-old male asked:

Breathing feels restricted when standing straight or lying down but greatly improves when bending forward or exercising. what could this indicate?

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Dr. David Lipkin
Internal Medicine 52 years experience
Prob. not serious: Breathing that seems restricted when standing or lying down, and improves with bending over or exercising, is not a common complaint. You would need to see a physician to discuss these symptoms.

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