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Pain in the back and chest while breathing. Breathlessness. Treatment?

hi, yes what does it mean when you have this pain going down your back and above your chest and within the proccesses breathing bacame more diffuclt like i lost my breath and also it appens at out of the random too. when i lay down and one month like i loose my breath and the just this agomy pain and finally it goes away?
Asked On : Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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Welcome to HealthcareMagic Public Forum,

Your problem is complex as, your current symptoms can occur due to multiple reasons.
Following possibilities should rule out after evaluation in your case in following hierarchy:
-Respiratory problem: You may need chest x-ray and spirometry
Cardiac problem: May need ECG and 2-D Echo.
-Anxiety: Can lead to breathlessness and pain due to muscle spasm.

I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Wish you Good Health.

Dr. Ashish Mittal
Answered: Thu, 20 Dec 2012
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