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Is Chest Tightness A Symptom Of Asthma
Have asthma COPD stiffness in the back of my neck some chest tightness breathing a little off today but no other symptoms?
Go to ER: These could be the symptoms of a heart attack. Cal. 911 ...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
Asthma or bronchitis? Symptoms are coughing with no mucus, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, gasping for air. Took albuteral and it works.
Are chest tightness, tiredness, shortness of breath, and light headedness early, mid, or late asthma attack symptoms?
I have EOE and Asthma: its awful! . When I get asthmatic symptoms though, I feel shortness of breath, chest tightness, also, rib muscle twitches. Why?
Heart disease: Although uncommon in a 35 yo female, coronary heart disease comes to mind. You need to ask your doctor to check you out. ...Read more
See a physician ASAP: Without more details, you may well have uncontrolled asthma. That requires regular daily medication, not just a "rescue" inhaler such as albuterol. At your age, you may need to be evaluated for heart disease as well. See an internist first. If it is determined that it is most probably asthma, see an allergist/immunologist as well. ...Read more
I have asthma and I can't sleep at night. I feel chest tightness but I can sleep in the afternoons. Please help?
All along healthy person (age 15) developed cough and chest tightness. Dr. Says asthma. Is there a test/approach to confirm?
Spirometry: Asthma is commonly diagnosed based on medical history, family history, and physical examination. Spirometry is a test that measures how well lungs are working is commonly used in confirming the diagnosis of asthma. Other tests commonly used in the diagnosis of asthma include allergy testing and blood oxygen saturation and chest xray. ...Read more
Follow-up quest. 16 yo female. Chest tightness in morning with some diff. W/ breathing. History of severe asthma in family.?
Be checked: If you feel she is safe drive her to the hospital, otherwise call 911 to assess her. It is hard to know what you are dealing with until a doctor takes a history and exams her. All the best. ...Read more
Is it possible for someone to have asthma but not have the wheezing or full blown chest tightness?
20yr, female, non smoker, did a peak flow test and blew 250 could it be asthma? Dry cough for 4 weeks, chest tightness/pain, feel like I can't breath.
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)?
Cause of chest-tightness and shortness of breath after taking QVAR 40 mcg? Just a routine asthma control regime.
Can an increase in my dosage of symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) be causing more chest tightness? I have asthma.
No: Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) cannot be used more than 2 puffs twice a day, it comes in 2 different strengths 80/4.5 and 160/4.5mcg. You cannot double the 80 to get to the 160, as you are also doubling the second ingredient formeterol. This is not safe. You need to talk to your doctor asap to discuss your symptoms. ...Read more
4y/o w/severe asthma had atelectasis in 1 lung, 3mnth ago. Dr said from asthma but he has recurring cyanosis & chest tightness. Is this normal?
Coughing up small green mucus balls either in early morning or late night. Mucus is mostly clear but I get chest tightness and wheezing. Asthma?
Reactive airways: Meaning: your lower airways are reacting by tightening up, which could be asthma, or a reaction to an upper airways inflammation, as sinusitis, either way, you need to see your doctor for evaluation and prescription medications as bronchodilators and probably antibiotics, best wishes ...Read more
If I have a wheezing sound when I breathe and chest tightness, do I have asthma? Is this curable?
Possibly: You should see an allergist or pulmonologist who can check breathing tests (spirometry). If your exam and testing is consistent with asthma it is very treatable. Currently there is no "cure" for asthma although for some people it is very limited or triggered by only specific triggers. ...Read more
Sedated for Lumbar epidural injections. Since then wet non productive cough and chest tightness. I have asthma. Is this normal? What should I do?
What would cause chest tightness? Hearts good n lungs are clear. No asthma. Always anxious feeling. Started suddenly. Possibly panic attack cause it?
Possibly: Panic and anxiety can definitely cause chest tightness, although unless you have a history of these symptoms with anxiety it is always good to get checked out because blood clots and other medical situations can also cause this even if you have no history of heart or lung problems. ...Read more
I had bronchitis, when I was younger I took breathing treatments. Its worse now, I cough 90% of the day. Chest tightness& congestion. Could it be asthma?
Anxiety vs asthma? Symtpoms, coughing, difficulty breathing, chest tightness, gasping for air. Have anxiety. On meds. Xanax (alprazolam) not working. Albuteral does.
For about 2 months I've been coughing, wheezing, had chest tightness and breathlessness. Is seeing an allergy/asthma dr a good idea?
Yes, good idea: An allergist can assist you in identifying the triggers of the cough, wheeze, etc, perform an examination, perform a breathing test called spirometry, and prescribe the right medications to control/prevent the symptoms as well as a quick relief medication to give rapid relief. ...Read more
Sever back pain in the middle. Pain radiets around my sides and my rib cage. Chest tightness! I'm wheezing with my ASTHMA! Please Help Me ASAP.?
Can smoking medical marijuana lead to asthma? I've been using medical marijuana for about a year. Now I am having periodic wheezing and chest tightness. Could my smoking be causing asthma? It doesn't always happen while I am smoking..
How do I differentiate chest tightness from asthma and coronary artery spasms besides using my inhaler or nitro?
Coronary spasm: I don't know how you were diagnosed with coronary spasms. Asthma tightness is very similar. I would look at triggers. What causes the pain to come if it is allergies, humidity, typical asthma triggers it is probably asthma, try your inhaler first. You might try a long acting Nitroglycerin preparation. See your doctor about this. ...Read more
Prickly chest pain, almost like a needle in center of chest, some chest tightness and shortness of breath but not severe. Headache. Asthma? ER?
Currently have a viral infection. Not taking anything but Could I take prednisone to help alleviate chest tightness and asthma?
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