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My chest/heart is tight and hurts, hard to breathe?

It s constantly like this!! I take a deep breath but I have to really breath hard to get a full breath of air.... My heart feels weird and my chest is tight.... what is going on? im only 21
Wed, 7 Aug 2013
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Dentist 's  Response
Hi,

Thanks for asking the query,

According to your symptoms difficulty in breathing can be due to asthama, heart defects, structural abnormalities, pneumonia.
I would suggest you to visit to the Physician a get complete physical evaluation done.
Also consult an ENT specialist to check if there are any sinus infection..
Also maintain a good oral hygiene by taking lukewarm saline ad antiseptic mouthwash rinses.

Hope this helps out,

Regards.
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The type of symptoms you're describing could be caused from something as mild as stress, to something more serious, such as asthma, pneumonia or a heart defect. I don't point out the extreme case to scare you, but to emphasize the point made by many others - difficulty breathing isn't something to take lightly. You should go see your doctor as soon as possible. Good luck...
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