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A 34-year-old member asked:

Shortness of breath and tightness in the chest. also neck swelling on the left side but no lumps or nodules. is it cancer?

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Dr. Mahesh Allam
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Asthma: You will need a proper evaluation by your doctor including a chest xray & tests for asthma. Swelling in the neck on the left side may represent a prominence related to the upper segment of the left lung. May be related to symptoms of shortness of breath & not necessarily cancer. Good luck.
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