A 39-year-old male asked:
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i am experiencing shortness of breath (severity: moderate) (time frame: sudden) (worsened by: psychological stress, exercise or physical activity) (better by: rest), chest congestion, chest pain or discomfort, and heartburn. i am not experiencing wheezing, cough, chills, aching muscles, or generalized weakness. i have the following risk factor(s): cigarette smoking.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Symptoms: Are these new or chronic symptoms. If new, there could be a number of causes. Suspicion for COVID 19 is higher if you have at least 2 of these symptoms: temp of at least 99.6, Cough, Shortness of breath, Chills, Shivering, Muscle pain, Headache, Sore throat or new loss of taste or smell.
Answered on Aug 11, 2020
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr.F: If you develop breathing difficulty go to the nearest hospital immediately. Wish you good health!
Answered on Aug 11, 2020

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