A 41-year-old male asked:
shortness of breath at rest since this morning plus unusual fatigue . and tightness in chest .no other symptoms. does it warrant an er visit?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Donald Colantino answered
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Although those symptoms may well be noncardiac, they deserve evaluation in the hospital emergency room where prompt evaluation and proper testing can be obtained. Anxiety and chronic stress may account for the symptoms but cardiopulmonary pathology must be ruled out first.
Answered on Apr 12, 2017
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