Hi i have had chest pains lately and i do smoke is it a symptom from smoking or is it something else,i also have been experincing shortness of breath but not really bad just every oncein awhile. Please help me

Question (Posted on :  04 Sep 2008 )


Hi i have had chest pains lately and i do smoke is it a symptom from smoking or is it something else,i also have been experincing shortness of breath but not really bad just every oncein awhile. Please help me

Doctor's Response (Posted on : 04 Sep 2008 )


at your age it is not a normal thing. in my opinion u need to undrgo at least chest xray-ecg-tmt minimum so that to exclude major problems or get a clue for further investigations. if all turns out normal -fine



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