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I am sometimes woken up by tightening and squeezing pressure under my rib cage and around my whole body, with shortness of breath?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Symptoms

There are multiple possible causes for what you describe.
The best course would be to see your doctor and be evaluated. Suggesting specific possibilities here without information won't be productive for you.

In brief: Symptoms

There are multiple possible causes for what you describe.
The best course would be to see your doctor and be evaluated. Suggesting specific possibilities here without information won't be productive for you.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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