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A 35-year-old female asked:

Chest feels tight, burning sensation breathing, no lung pain, some mucus - no color and feels like its in my throat some times. do have asthma and do smoke. struggle to breath lying down and sitting. no other symptoms. ?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Evaluation: Please see a Pulmonologist for an evaluation. Ruling out COPD and COPD asthma is advised. Pulmonary function testing and imaging may be ordered during the visit. If you have allergies, please avoid common allergic triggers such as dust, mold, pollen and animal dander. Please try to stop smoking and your local lung association may be able to assist.

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