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i have been having a tight chest sensation all day breathing

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i have been having a tight chest sensation all day breathing ok ish but its like everytime i need a big breath it gets tight and stuck its happen before but this had been all day ps i am
a dialysis patient and also suffer with anxiety could it b that, is it a massive worry
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Ken replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

I am Dr Ken and I will be helping you today.

As the feeling of tightness is for whole day without any associated symptoms - I would not think of cardiac cause. Possibility of anxiety is most likely the culprit. Try anti anxiety medicines. Yoga, meditation help too. Have balanced diet, adequate fluid. Avoid alcohol and smoking.

I would also get few investigations like EKG/ Chest x ray/ blood tests to get peace of mind.

Wish you well.

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