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Tightness In Chest When Taking Deep Breath
Can indigestion/acid reflux cause chest tightness & feeling like I cant take a deep breath/shortness of breath?
Unlikely : It's possible, but much less likely than other causes. In general, the chest pain you describe in your age group is more likely to be musculoskeletal (strain or inflammation) or respiratory (viral pneumonia, bronchitis, asthma). However, it could be cardiac or even GI related. You should contact your doctor immediately or go to the closest urgent care/ER if you're having breathing problems. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
3 weeks ago md diag bronchitis, cough, headaches, no fever no nasal drain, chest tightness, hurts to take deep breaths , back/body pain, extreme fatig?
Not sure?: I'm not sure what the question is. Did your MD give you medication and have you finished it? Did you get better and then get worse again? It is common for the cough and fatigue to linger after the bronchitis has resolved. If you are having all new symptoms then you should be re-checked. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have had chest tightness and difficulty taking a full breath since sept. My ribs/sternum feel sore. Also occasional numbness in left shoulder. Help?
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Heart or lung?: Heart problems are not common at 31 years old, but can be possible. This could also be related to your lungs - infections can be a real possibility. Seeing your doctor can help to determine the reason for your tightness and shortness of breath. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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