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Sudden Severe Difficulty Breathing
GI problem seem cause my sore throat, throat clearing, feeling of lump in throat, difficulty breathing & swallow. Can it cause severe chest pain too?
Yes, reflux can: Cause significant chest pain. In fact that is the origin of the term heartburn. On the other hand, not all chest pain in people with GERD is GI in origin. If in doubt, go to ER or an urgent care, if this is unlike anything you've experienced before and is accompanied by shortness of breath, cardiac issues need to be checked for and ruled out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple Causes: The cause of the symptoms you describe should always direct you to see your physician to be examined but can range from relatively benign to physically serious causes. Serious causes could be heart blood vessel or valve problems; lung blood vessel blocking; exercise at altitude if lung or heart disease is present. A very common, physically benign cause in young adults is a panic attack or anxiety. ...Read more
Several: Heart (congestive heart failure, blockage of arteries) Kidneys (fluid overload) Lungs (COPD/ emphysema, bronchitis) Hypertension Anemia Anxiety and panic attacks Alcohol to excess and drugs of any kind. SMOKING!!! and also complete lack of physical fitness (being out of shape) and several more!!! ...Read more
Should i be concerned about my neck pain? I've been feeling feverish and had difficulty breathing as well. I'm a 16 year old female, I have been having pretty severe neck pain for about the past week. Occasionally it will be in my scapula as well. It is n
Back pain: Can be because of multiple causes, therefore it can be essential for u to see u pcp for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
See doc: Having problems breathing can be serious - please see a doctor who can ask more questions and examine you. ...Read more
For sure: It's a common cause. Just be sure there's nothing more ominous going on as well. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with SLE after two years of struggling and getting worse, and even after that I am having difficulty with my doctor in exploring possible explanations and treatments. I have new symptoms like difficulty breathing when laying down, ea
Short of breath: The shortness of breath worries me. I would go seek help immediately. Feel better. ...Read more
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