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A 20-year-old female asked:

fatigue,lightheaded,chest pressure,sob, cough&palpitations. thought it was asthma, but inhaler only helps the chest pressure,sob and cough. happened suddenly 2 wks ago & still feel bad. on asthma & gerd meds. heart related?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Inhalers: Certain inhalers can cause palpitations but wouldn't relieve cardiac symptoms. Chest pressure, cough and SOB can be asthmatic symptoms. A pulmonologist can evaluate,advise and treat you and,if felt advisable, can refer you for a cardiac workup.

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