U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A male asked:

I am experiencing severe chest pain or discomfort of gradual onset, on both sides, that gets worse with deep breaths, pressing on the chest, exercise, bending forward, that is unaffected by sudden movements, and that is unaffected by rest, antacid medicat

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Be seen: Onset of chest pain that is associated with worsening with activity and worsened with a deep breath is concerning. A PE would be very suspicious. Although your are younger cardiac issue would be less likely, but needs to be explored.

Related questions

Last updated Jul 13, 2020

People also asked

Related topics

Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.