Symptom: Chest Tightness

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Chest Tightness

A feeling of heaviness, congestion or constricting of the chest. It may be accompanied by shortness of breath or chest pain.

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i don't notice the chest tightening until after i realized im having an attack. It takes me a while to realize i've begun to slump over & its hard to breath 5/25/2012 at 07:28 PM
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When I feel an attack is coming, I feel mild chest tightness. When an attack hits it's moderate most of the times, or sometimes severe if an attack is really bad. 3/27/2012 at 02:56 AM
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Since I had the last bout with bronchitis a month ago, I've had chest tightness on a daily basis, sometimes its not as bad as others, but its always there. On good days, it feels like gas. On bad days, its feels like an elephant is sitting on my chest!2/12/2012 at 01:55 PM
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Grabbing feeling of heart muscles.10/14/2011 at 04:42 PM
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It feels like my lungs are ballooning out, while my chest wall is cramping. It feels like I can't exhale fully.5/24/2010 at 05:30 PM
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