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My breathing is fine except if I try to walk very far, then

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My breathing is fine except if I try to walk very far, then I have difficulty getting enough oxygen; sometimes at night my chest feels heavy and makes me get up
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hi
This can be
heart disease
chronic lung disease.
It can be a very serious sign.
You need to see a doctor right away for exam, lung exam and EKG.
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