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Feel like I can't breath and my back hurts.What do I do?

I am 13 and just about an hour or two ago it was becoming very hard for me to breath . At least it feels like it is. I have to take deep breaths and when I do it never feels like I m taking enough breath in. Also, my back feels weird. I don t know if it hurts or if it feels streached. My parents don t smoke and I am very fit. Also, I haven t exercised since yesterday. I hate this feeling! What do I do?
Tue, 26 Jul 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
if its happened for the first time only then u need to observe what precipitated the attack?
u seem to be quite health concious person n in apparently good health;most likely its just a back muscle spasm which felt like tightnes in your chest.
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Dr. rajesh lakhanpaul's  Response
feeling of pain in back some times brings in choking feeling of inability to breath. This can be due to some muscle spasm in back or due to weight lifting or due to cold or even abdominal gas. sip hot boiling water and add garlic and asfoetida in your diet.
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