A 19-year-old member asked:
left chest/lung tightness when walking, running, the moion of lying down.it makes me want to cough abit. happened for 2 weeks before.now it's back.20y/o?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Robert Kwok answered
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Chest tightness, chest pain, and shortness of breath can be due to minor problems or to very serious ones. A doctor can check to see what might be going on. Sometimes, tests and chest xrays will be done. Possible causes include a partial pneumothorax (collapsed lung), asthma, reflux, heart problems, vocal cord problems, etc...
Answered on Mar 7, 2017
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