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Shortness of breath, left side chest tightness/tenderness. Had every cardiac test avail. Not cardiac related. Previous valley fever, possibly back? Poor quality of life do to breathing issue. Er visit?

Probably not. If your symptoms are chronic in nature, the er is not the best place for you to be evaluated. Go back to your regular phsyician, who knows your entire story. Ask if there is any other specialist who might be helpful in solving your difficult problem. Read more...
Other causes. If cardiac evaluation is normal, other causes of chest pain have to be ruled out., chest xray and / or ct of chest will demonstrate possible recurrence of valley fever or other causes of chest pain. Shortness of breath suggests possible lung problem. Gastrointestinal tract, esophagus, stomach, gall bladder, can contribute to chest pain. May have to see internist or pulmonologist if chest problem. Read more...

My colleague tapped strongly on my left shoulder blade. There are some bruises/pain there and I've had a lot of shortness of breath. Lung/heart problem?

"Tap"? W/hammer? Caused bruising? Something doesn't line up. Not likely heart issue, but could be orthopedic or lung, depending on your specific health issues/meds and what a "tap" is that can cause bruising. Should see your Dr or an Urgent Care for exam and x-ray -or- go to ER if shortness of breath prominent. Good luck. Read more...

I have had on several occasions shortness of breath tightness in chest n pain in left shoulder. It happens even when lying down.

More info needed. Is the discomfort affected by a deep breath or when you rotate your shoulder? What happens when you exert yourself? Do you have a cough? How long does the chest tightness last? Is there a tender spot on the rib cage? It doesn't sound too worrisome but have your pcp evaluate this complaint. Read more...

I get shortness of breath, as if can't breath in enough air, so its easier to breath through mouth. Some times chest tightness & cough what could it be?

Many possibilities. See a lung doctor for further evaluation. Asthma comes to mind as most common in your age group, but other conditions need to be considered as well. Read more...
Worth checking out. It's hard to know, but you could be having symptoms of asthma or another lung disorder. You should visit a physician for an evaluation and exam. Read more...
Breathlessness. Could be asthma/ allergic rhinitis/ anxiety just to name a few. Anything that causes breathlessness/chest discomfort is worth mentioning to your doctor and being evaluated. Read more...
Get checked out ASAP. One of the most common errors patients and doctors make is assuming that because someone is under forty, they cannot have a serious cardiac or pulmonary condition. That is simply not true. You could be having an anginal equivalent - in other words your shortness of breath could mean your heartis notable to habndle thestrain being put on it. It sould also be pulmonary in origin. See your docto. Read more...