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A 34-year-old female asked:

I think my oxygen levels or something is happening in my chest. have a scratchy cough (not consistent), tightness in my chest (feels like pressure in chest), i walk daily and recently have difficulty breathing and slow breath recovery. legs twitch?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Possible conditions: Allergic asthma or a viral infection may cause these symptoms. Stay home, rest, drink fluids and monitor your temperature. If you have worsening shortness of breath, please discuss a chest image and screening test for SARS CoV 2 with your PCP. Watch for flu like symptoms, fever and shortness of breath.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Symptoms: Your symptoms are definitely not to ignore. Starting with your GP would be best, if possible. Both heart and lungs can cause such symptoms and a detailed history, focused physical exam as well as tests will be needed.

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