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A 30-year-old female asked:

Shortness of breath and feels like someone is choking me.sometimes shock like chest pain.what could be the reason?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Many causes: More details would be helpful, but COVID 19 screening, and an evaluation is recommended. Ruling out cardiac conditions is suggested and an EKG 12 lead and pulse oximetry test are usually available at the clinic.
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
ER: Patients with shortness of breath and a feeling of choking sensation this can be a life or death emergency. This can be a sign of a heart attack pneumonia or acute restaurant distress syndrome from Covid or pulmonary embolus. Patients with the symptoms should seek immediate medical attention at a hospital emergency room for life-threatening causes

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