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What causes chest tightness and swollen legs? 3 possible conditions

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

1

Emphysema

Smoking is the leading cause of emphysema, a disease of the lungs that makes it hard to breathe. Learn more about how emphysema affects you and how it's treated.

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2

Cor Pulmonare

Cor pulmonale is a condition that most commonly arises out of complications from high blood pressure.

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3

Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

Ischemic cardiomyopathy (IC) is a condition that occurs when the heart muscle is weakened. It's usually caused by heart attack or coronary artery disease.

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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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