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Difficulty Breathing Tightness In Chest
Why do I occasionally get hotflash feelings with dizziness, difficulty breathing, and tightness in chest?
Unclear: Hardmto say. See your doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read more
Chest tightness is the feeling of a "squeezing" or a pressure in the chest. Sometimes there is an associated breathing difficulty. There are numerous potential causes. Heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, heart rhythm condition, esophagus spasm, lung condition are ...Read more
If you have difficulty breathing/chest tightness from Reflux, is it possible for it to respond to rescue inhalers. (Not sure if I have asthma yet)?
Asthma or bronchitis? Symptoms are coughing with no mucus, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, gasping for air. Took albuteral and it works.
Anxiety vs asthma? Symtpoms, coughing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, gasping for air. Have anxiety. On meds. Xanax (alprazolam) not working. Albuteral does.
Stuffy nose, face congestion, difficulty breathing, chest tightness and extremely tired. Also tender spot on neck. Should I go to the doctor?
See physician: Sounds like upper respiratory infection which can be viral or bacterial. bronchitis or pneumonia. Most commonly viral subsides with time in days to weeks. High fever leans more toward bacterial. Lump in neck probably reactive node. With difficulty breathing and chest tightness should consult physician for physical exam, possibly blood tests, and imaging exam. ...Read more
Symptoms: These are symptoms that should be checked out there are many possible causes. ...Read more
I have a lump on/behind my sternum no Injury but difficulty breathing over 3mths. Tight heavy chest. What could it be?
Any lump: Should be investigated. Please see you physician as soon as possible for a thorough history and physical exam. ...Read more
Snorting: Your body is telling you something. I suggest you take care of it, it will take care of you. ...Read more
Chest tightness when showering. Difficulty breathing & HR elevated. Bending over helped breathing/pain. HR ~130bpm. Could low heat have caused this?
I have upper back tightness, mucus is a brown green color. Chest tightness as well and difficulty breathing. No problems eating or drinking.
Chest tightness: Yes, immediately!Get a more detailed answer ›
Chest tightness, difficulty breathing. I have allergies, as well as anxiety, making the situation worse. How to get rid of chest congestion anxiety?
Control the asthma:
It is understandable that when one can't breathe well, one often gets anxiety and thus you need to see someone, preferably an allergist, to get your asthma under control since you are not taking anything for it.
On the other hand, anxiety can worsen asthma and only when we can get your asthma under control can we be certain on which is the chicken and which the egg. ...Read more
Difficulty breathing (really having to draw breath in), tightness in chest and light headed feeling/headache. Previously tested clear for astma, cause?
Tightness in chest, excess saliva produced and difficulty breathing after eating chicken. What does this sound like?
Chest tight: Would go get checked, there may be a bone stuck in esophagus or similar problem. ...Read more
Had heart attack five years ago, ended up in coma for 3 day and had a stent put in. For the 3 weeks, have chest tightness, difficulty breathing, ?
Burping, chest tightness, bloating, difficulty breathing for 5 straight days. Is this a digestive or heart issue?
Hard to tell: Need further info. How long does pain last? Does physical activity provoke or exacerbate the pain? How old are you? Do you smoke? Does heart disease run in your family? These questions should be answered to a health care professional, probably sooner than later. Don't presume to know what your problem is before you can have a doctor or extender. ...Read more
Back/chest tightness, difficulty breathing, faster heart rate. Chest xray, urinalysis, EKG normal. Still feel the same. Could it be my anxiety?
Does being nervous and angry cause chest tightness and breathing difficulty? I have these from yesterday after going through argument.
Respiratory symptoms: Cough, chest tightness and shortness of breath are 3 of the 4 common symptoms of asthma. Wheezing is the other symptom. Fever is not a sign seen with asthma. Other respiratory diagnoses can also have similar symptoms, but a lung specialist (allergist or pulmonologist) can perform tests to confirm the diagnosis and find appropriate therapy. ...Read more
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
Hi I have a question 4 years ago I broke cfl light bulb by accident I was wondering what effect will it do to me because when it I had symptoms of chest tightness and breathing problems to this day I still have bit of chest tightness I am scared that I ha
Anxiety, not the CFL: Chances of having symptoms from 1 CFL bulb are miniscule... laughably remote. It's much more likely that coincidentally the bulb broke and u experienced chest tightness & shallow breathing (symptoms of a panic attack or anxiety disorder) at the same time. If u r not under treatment, the panic attacks can continue, in abbreviated form, until u do get it diagnosed & treated properly. TTYD about it. ...Read more
Heart esophagus lung:
The most serious possibility is angina which is a symptom of myocardial ischemia; that is poor circulation to the heart.
Another possiblity is that the tube that connects ones mouth to the stomach may have a problem.
Another possibility is that the lungs are affected by an infection such as preumonia. ...Read more
Is it normal to have chest tightness after having heartburn? I'm not having trouble breathing and this has happened multiple times
Tightness in chest, anxious, trouble breathing after having eyes dilated and the last 2 times I've had dental freezing. What am I having a reaction to?
Symptoms: Find out what drugs were used for the dilation and the dental procedures and discuss with your doctor. Without that information can only speculate. ...Read more
What is meant by my pulmonar doctor telling me my chest tightness and lung pain and breathing problems is due to ischemia of the lung?
Your lungs are shrivelling up. If you're still smoking stop if not don't start again.
Go have another chest x-ray and see your lung dr about solutions to make you comfortable. ...Read more
Heart Disease!: These are symptoms of a heart attack! Go to the er immediately! ...Read more