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Asthma

Symptoms of Heart Problems

07/24/2000

Question:

My mo gets out of breath really fast and sometimes feels some kind of stinging chest pains. Could this be asthma or something worse? If yes, what could it be?

Answer:

There isn`t enough information from your description to determine what the cause is. It could be asthma, but it could also be anything from heart trouble to blood clots to bad nerves. I suggest she have a doctor examine her soon in order to find out.

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Response by:

Stuart Green, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pathobiology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati