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What Causes Tightness In The Chest With Shortness Of Breath?

I m 23 and have been feeling an uncomfortable feeling in the middle of my chest. I want to say shortness of breath but I m not to sure. It s not painful. Just a really uncomfortable almost tightness . It s been like 5 days now and I m getting worried. I ve read several forums and people say they feel the same way and have been told that it s stress. I have nothing extremely stressful in my life right now. Help please.
Thu, 23 May 2019
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Infectious Diseases Specialist 's  Response
Hello,

Based on your history I think that this could be related to stress but I suggest to make a chest x-ray to exclude pulmonary problems.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Monika Dede, Infectious Diseases Specialist
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What Causes Tightness In The Chest With Shortness Of Breath?

Hello, Based on your history I think that this could be related to stress but I suggest to make a chest x-ray to exclude pulmonary problems. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Monika Dede, Infectious Diseases Specialist