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I have difficulty breathing. Could it be caused by my scoliosis?
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Unlikely
Only the largest curves and most extreme rib deformities cause lung function problem like curves above 70 degrees if your curve is this large than maybe.

In brief: Unlikely
Only the largest curves and most extreme rib deformities cause lung function problem like curves above 70 degrees if your curve is this large than maybe.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes
If scoliosis is severe it can effect the heart and the lungs and could result in shortness of breath.

In brief: Yes
If scoliosis is severe it can effect the heart and the lungs and could result in shortness of breath.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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