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I start wheezing and my chest gets congested. Could it be asthma or my heart?
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In brief: Get checked
In either case you would do better to have yourself checked.
If asthma a rather simple spirometry may tell all. A cradiac test would also rule out or confirm any heart problems. Don't hesitate if you feel storng about these symptoms.

In brief: Get checked
In either case you would do better to have yourself checked.
If asthma a rather simple spirometry may tell all. A cradiac test would also rule out or confirm any heart problems. Don't hesitate if you feel storng about these symptoms.
Dr. Richard Williams
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Dr. Craig Brown
Internal Medicine - Pulmonology
In brief: Could be both
Both pulmonary and cardiac problems could present this way.
I recommend a thorough evaluation by your physician.

In brief: Could be both
Both pulmonary and cardiac problems could present this way.
I recommend a thorough evaluation by your physician.
Dr. Craig Brown
Dr. Craig Brown
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