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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?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
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...

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Last updated Mar 7, 2017

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