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Does this sound like somthing to be concerned about ?

Or am I just a hypochondriac ? For about a week now, I ve been really out of breath . I can t even go up and down the stairs, or go across the house to answer the phone, and I get out of breath. Also, since yesterday, my upper right shoulder and the area around my collarbone has been hurting. I thought I may have just slept on it wrong. On the one hand, I was born with a hole in my heart and have always had a little bit of trouble because of it, nothing really noticeable, just that I wasn t ever as active as everyone else, and I ve been super stressed out lately.l On the other hand, I m only in my late 20 s, I am not overweight at all, etc. So, am I a hypochondriac, or should I get this checked out, could it be something to be concerned about ? I can t even eat without getting short of breath, if that doesn t sound silly.
Asked On : Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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Hey Jessie, I think you need to get a chest xray those symptoms could be a pneumothorax. Translation your lung may have collapsed. I hope you went to emergency and got an assessment, don't wait you need to be assessed today. This isn't something you wait for an appointment with your family Dr. for so I hope you went to emergency. Take care, Donna Just checking in, making sure you are still alive
Answered: Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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