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Vhst Pain/Tightness: Chest pain with a "tightness" or feeling of pressure upon the chest is common in coronary heart disease. If the amount of tightness for a given amount of activity is increasing over weeks/months, heart disease is more suspect. An early visit to your doctor for a thorough evaluation as to heart disease seems important. ...Read more
There are many: possibilities for what you describe. You would be best cared for by establishing with a primary health care provider and having a thorough evaluation and then longitudinal followup with the same provider from now on. Make an appointment now. ...Read more
Could be a few thing: You definitely need a thorough exam. Some of what you describe is often seen in Autonomic Dysfunction disorders aka (Dysautonomia). We see this alot as a result of high stress (Physical or emotional). A condition called POTS disorder is a sub-type disorder of Dysautonomia. A cardiologist can sometimes help, but often an Autonomic Dysfunction Dr. is needed if this is the cause. ...Read more
No: It could pass as tightness or shortness of breath. Go see your doctor now. ...Read more
Hyperinflated lung with normal pft smoker 32 yo chest and throat tightness slight shortness of breath when walking morning stiff nose cough phelgum
Chesty Cough, Chest Pain, Shortness of Breath, Vomiting, gone off food, small temps, Wheezing, (I'm asthmatic) Tightness in chest... Please help?
Office Visit: An office visit with your health care provider is needed to further evaluate these symptoms. ...Read more
See a doctor: Would see a doctor asap.Get a more detailed answer ›
No matter how much i practice chest breathing, it still feels more natural than abdomen breathing?
Good for you: Life is difficult enough without people telling you that there is a "good" and a "bad" way to breathe. It's subscience. You'll inflate your lungs adequately no matter what muscles you choose to use -- take a few deep breaths. If you are interested in physical yoga, get with somebody who's evidence-based. This might be a great way to get into a fitness-focused lifestyle -- without superstition. ...Read more
Difficult Symptoms: When people have chest pain and trouble breathing, it is very difficult if not impossible to rule out serious issues like pulmonary embolus (blood clot to lung), heart attack, pneumothorax, or pneumonia. This group of symptoms is best evaluated by a doctor in person, where many questions can be asked, and the doctor can examine you and check all your vital signs. ...Read more
Short of breath: As you suggest learning to breath properly with singing is important. If you have good technique then you have to be evaluated for obstructive and other lung disease. If you can't get air out of your lungs easily, you'll get sob really fast trying to sing.. ...Read more
Been feeling kind of bad for the last week Hurting under left arm dual an achy in chest breathing a little off peak flow is 160 to 250?
Probably connected: But connection is not cause. The respiratory problems you have are likely to be related i some ways but it's complicated. Discuss your questions and interest in strategies for help w/ your doctor. It's good to understand and be involved - I hope you find help and the future is brighter! ...Read more
What's your opinion of this theory for my tos?
Poorly controlled asthma>chest breathing>shortened scalenes>thoracic outlet syndrome
Unlike.y: But muscle anomalies, abnormal usage can cause constriction and symptoms. ...Read more
Been getting this soreness in the middle of my chest, breathing feels stingy but not painful, tight chest area in general, any advise ?
Tight feeling in chest, breathing feels restricted and heart beat can feel funny. Usually episodes of symptoms only lasting few seconds or minutes?
See cardiologist. : "Funny heart beat" can be anything from atrial or ventricular premature contractions. Considering your other symptoms however you should get evaluated by a cardiologist sooner than later and get an accurate diagnosis. Cardiac problems can be very serious and should not ge considered benign till evaluated by a cardiologist. ...Read more
When I get up in the morning it hurts to breathe deeply b/c there is a pulling sensation in my abdomen and sides. Then I start chest breathing ?
Muscular: This appears to be muscular discomfort or tension presumably from positions during sleeping if you only note this discomfort upon awakening in the morning but don't experience it during the rest of the day or evening. Do you do any exercising just before bedtime that could cause some muscular strain? ...Read more
Hemoglobin @ 9% severe chest breathing back shoulder arm pain. Can't walk more that 20 steps. Pass out average 6 times a day. Confusion memory loss ri?
Yellow mucus coming out of nose, severe cough, have rattle sound/feeling in chest, breathing difficulty, chest pain/burning, hot/cold flashes?
I have hiatal hernia/gerd(good diet +nexium 40mg).Was cleared by 2 cardiologists(ecg, echo...), but every night i get tight chest/breathing diff.Why?
How does what you eat affect your chest/ breathing. I can't tell which it is but something feels uncomfortable when I breathe in at times. I had an EKG & pulmonary function test done. The doctor said I was fine. Trying to think of other options.
?esophageal: The ekg and pulmonary function testing are reassuring. If symptoms occur when eating or swallowing and there is no coughing or wheezing, some degree of esophageal dysfunction may be present. A consultation with a gastroenterologist is worthwhile if you still have concerns. If coughing and wheezing occur, see a pulmonologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any problems?: How old is this child? Is there any trouble breathing? Sounds interesting but cannot fully understand what you are describing. In small children sometimes you can see the heart beating and that can look like a wave. No worries if no distress. If it is a concern video it and see your doctor with the child and video for evaluation. ...Read more
Feels like someone large is sitting on my chest! im breathing just feels like i can't or that its harder to do then it should be why?!
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Pleuritis: Is a general term for pain when taking a deep breath and can be caused by a number of things, including infections and inflammation. You should probably see your doctor about this to make sure it is not something serious. Anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen and naproxyn help with pleurisy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain in my left side of my chest when breathing and it goes under my arm pit I have had it 3 weeks can you help please?
Several causes: Well at 17, i would say that anxiety could play a role. If chest pain was cardiac certainly you would have had known this from prior physical exams by doc. Now, breathing pain could be viral or perhaps inflammatory such as in pneumonitis. Ramdom attacks must mean they come and go and resolve without treatment. I would ask your doc to schedule full lung function testing with provocation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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