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would it be possible that a pulled muscle cause shortness in breath?

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Dr. David Bailie
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: If it is an intercostal muscle between the ribs or other muscle around the chest. But don't assume it is a pulled muscle since more serious things need to be ruled out like heart etc. Get checked.
Answered on May 19, 2018
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