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What are the reasons and solutions for shortness of breath and chest pain, sometimes numbness in hands and legs?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Must make dx first.
Chest pains and shortness of breath (individually or both symptoms together) need to be evaluated by a primary care physician first, and a diagnosis--which will likely take various testing--must be made before being able to treat.
Causes include heart (coronary artery or valve disease, pericarditis), respiratory problems (pleurisy, asthma), chest wall, anxiety or neuro disorders. C ur doc.

In brief: Must make dx first.
Chest pains and shortness of breath (individually or both symptoms together) need to be evaluated by a primary care physician first, and a diagnosis--which will likely take various testing--must be made before being able to treat.
Causes include heart (coronary artery or valve disease, pericarditis), respiratory problems (pleurisy, asthma), chest wall, anxiety or neuro disorders. C ur doc.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Dr. Hiroshi Takita
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree
In brief: Heart attack,
It is most important to rule out the possibility of a heart attack also, possibilities for lung troubles (pneumonia, collapse, copd, blood clots)) shoiuld be ruled out.
Irritation of the esophagus also give similar simptoms.

In brief: Heart attack,
It is most important to rule out the possibility of a heart attack also, possibilities for lung troubles (pneumonia, collapse, copd, blood clots)) shoiuld be ruled out.
Irritation of the esophagus also give similar simptoms.
Dr. Hiroshi Takita
Dr. Hiroshi Takita
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