A 28-year-old female asked:
feeling of trapped wind and chest pressure after vigorous exercise (going up medium speed two huge flights of stairs) and very tired?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Harinder Gill answered
38 years experience Cardiology
Chest pressure: From deconditioning to pulmonary embolism the differential diagnosis is vast ;needs formal consultative evaluation and management, not possible in this 400 character limited format
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
Dr. William Haehl answered
45 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple possible: There are many possibilities as cause of shortness of breath. At your age is not likely cardiac unless you have some underlying known heart disease or heart valve problem. Poor cardiovascular fitness can cause this from to sedentary life style; Possible underlying lung problem such as asthma or pulmonary embolus. See your doctor for evaluation.
Answered on Mar 15, 2016
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