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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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What is the best way to relieve chest tightness from asthma?

What is the best way to relieve chest tightness from asthma?

Inhalers or nebulise: Asthma gets relieved with inhalers or nebuliser treatments as well as chest tightness. Mmcough also may get better in course of time. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best medicine of chest tightness and shortness of breath and asthma?

Please recommend the best medicine of chest tightness and shortness of breath and asthma?

Treatment of asthma?: Not sure what you are asking, are you wanting the best medicine to treat symptoms of shortness of breath and chest tightness associated with asthma? ...Read more

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How can I quickly cure chest tightness (urgent)?

How can I quickly cure chest tightness (urgent)?

ER Visit: Sorry - chest pain can never be treated appropriately over the internet. You need an urgent visit with a provider who can see you in person. ...Read more

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What could cause chest tightness and squeezing after but not during exercise? Isn't angina type pain typically during increased exertion?

What could cause chest tightness and squeezing after but not during exercise?  Isn't angina type pain typically during increased exertion?

Yes but: You're correct, however there are exceptions to every rule. If you're having chest tightness and squeezing, it could be an atypical form of angina, but could also be a type of asthma or muscle spasms. It would be best to talk to your doctor about this. ...Read more

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I have chest tightness my reliever isn't working?

I have chest tightness my reliever isn't working?

Emergency Room: Call your emergency medical services to transport you to the emergency room. Good luck ...Read more

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Why every time i go to take a shower i feel like i can't really breathe that good and then when i get out I have chest tightness?

Why every time i go to take a shower i feel like i can't really breathe that good and then when i get out I have chest tightness?

Your bronchial tree: May be overreacting to the steam and giving u a type of asthma attack.See a Pulmonary doc for testing.Does hot or cold water( more or less steam) make a difference? ...Read more

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Chest tightness and feel the need to take a deep breath. Doesn't happen all time, but happens at rest. Doesn't happen when working out. ?

Chest tightness and feel the need to take a deep breath. Doesn't happen all time, but  happens at rest. Doesn't happen when working out. ?

Biofeedback: ANXIETY Avoid drugs for sleep, weight loss and wait gain. Usually try behavior modification, punctuality in sleeping, read a book and warm milk fi u like. Avoid caffeine, drinking, TV in room. Do regular exercise. Once on drugs for sleep u mau find it hard to regain ur self control.Use drugs only if a MD dx of symptomatic insomnia. ...Read more

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Chest Tightness (Definition)

Chest tightness is a squeezing sensation or sense of heaviness within the chest. If this sensation occurs in response to the heart not receiving enough blood, it ...Read more