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What causes chest pain under breastbone and wheezing? 3 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Pulmonary Embolism

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot that occurs in the lungs. It can damage part of the lung and other organs and decrease oxygen levels in the blood.

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2

Chronic Bronchitis

Acute bronchitis causes coughs that produce mucus. You don't need antibiotics, but bed rest and home care can help.

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3

Getting a Handle on Aspiration Pneumonia

This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required.

What's the difference between aspiration pneumonia and pneumonia? Learn the causes, symptoms, and risk factors for this condition.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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