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A 38-year-old male asked:

I have tightness in my chest and throat, and have trouble breathing. was is it? i often have to yawn to be able to take a deep breath. i get dizzy sometimes and feel like passing out. its getting to the point where i can't sleep, i can't yawn to take a de

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Dr. Eugene Yang
Cardiovascular Disease, Nuclear Cardiology, Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Your : Your symptoms are very worrisome for coronary artery disease, or a narrowing of one or more of your arteries of your heart. Please see your health care provider and discuss these symptoms with him or her. You should have an evaluation for heart disease with some form of stress testing.
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Dr. Robert Ryan
Dentistry 52 years experience
Warning signs: Your body is telling you there is something wrong...And it could be serious. These may be symptoms of coronary artery disease. See a physician asap and present these symptoms to him. You need a comprehensive evaluation of your symptoms.
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Last updated Apr 10, 2019


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