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A 27-year-old male asked:

What would cause my lungs to have the urge to always inhale deeply and not be able to exhale fully. like there is a pressure forcing them to inhale.

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Dr. Robert Stuart
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Could be anxiety: You should see a doctor to make sure you don't have any cardiopulmonary disease. However, if you are otherwise healthy, this symptom often indicates anxiety.
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Be seen: You could have a restrictive lung disease. You should see your physician.
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Airway disease: You could have symptoms of obstructive lung disease/ reactive airway disease. E.G. Asthma, bronchitis. Have a spirometry done in your dr's office to check these out. Take care.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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