I just woke up with my lungs burning and shortness
Possibility of acute bronchitis is more likely.
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I can understand your concern.
This kind of sudden symptoms are seen with acute bronchitis.
Please let me know
1. Do you smoke?
2. Do you have past history of similar symptoms?
Please reply me answers of above asked questions, so that I can guide you better. I will be happy to help you further. Wish you good health. Thanks.