El Paso, TX
A 27-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing chest tightness, shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (worsened by: lying down, exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) (better by: rest, sitting upright) , back pain (side: upper) , headache (side: all sides) (qualit

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Be seen: Anyone experiencing chest tightness and shortness of breath really needs to be evaluated urgently to rule out a number of potentially life threatening cardiac or pulmonary causes.
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