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A 17-year-old female asked:

hi, i've been feeling my lungs a bit tight like if it was hard to breath sometimes. and get pains in my chest and back areas. i have no idea what's wro?

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Dr. James Rotchford
Addiction Medicine 41 years experience
Most likely asthma: This warrants a good exam and overall check up. But based on what would commonly be the cause, asthma or asthma inducing conditions are at the top of my list.

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Last updated Dec 5, 2014

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