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22 years
I m a heavy smoker (20 to 30 cigarett/day), its been a while i didnt play football. when i went to a game few weeks ago, after 10 minutes of game i had a chest pain and had difficulties in breathing.
Apr 27, 2014

Dr. Karim Farah Pulmonology
You are still too young to have any cardio/pulmonary diseases related to smoking. The symptoms are most probably due to deconditionning ie since u haven't exercised for a while those symptoms occurred to you.
However if they persist or recur, you need to see a physician, you might have exercise-induced asthma.
Dr. Nabil Cesar Khoury Pulmonology
i would like to know your age. but you should consult a chest physician as soon as possible because it can be COPD (Chronic obstructive Pulmonary Disease) secondary to heavy smoking and/or a coronary artery heart disease. You need to do special tests like Spirometry, Fractional excretion of NO, ECG, Echo Cardiology and eventually Cardiac Cath.
Dr. Rania Mousa General Medicine
First to know: since you are a heavy smoker then you should get emergency medical assistance if you feel a sudden tightening or pressure in your chest, feel nauseous or dizzy or if pain radiates down your left arm, between your shoulder blades or in your jaw.
certain conditions that can cause you to be short of breath and experience chest pain after you exercise:
-Anxiety: rapid breathing can lead to hyperventilation. The pressure created by your difficulty catching your breath can create chest pain. After exercising, you should practice taking deep, relaxing breaths to alleviate the symptoms.
-aortic dissection you will have extremely severe pain
-Heart Attack
-Asthma,If you have asthma or an upper respiratory infection, you most likely will develop a cough or wheezing with the shortness of breath that can continue long after you stop working out
Although chest pain can be a symptom of many different conditions, it should always be taken seriously because it could be a sign of a heart attack
1-If your chest pain is triggered by physical activity but passes a few minutes after you stop exercising, it may be angina.
2-If you have the symptoms listed above but the pain lasts more than 15-20 minutes, you could be having a heart attack. A heart attack can feel as if your chest is being pressed or squeezed by a heavy object.
There are some symptoms that reassure me the chest pain isn’t related to the heart:
Pain that is sharp and brief – stabbing pain that lasts a few seconds is not from the heart.
Pain that persists for hours – heart chest pain will either go away after 20-30 minutes, or will end up in a heart attack.
Pain that gets worse with movement – or pain that gets worse when you press on that area of the chest is probably from the muscles or the bones in the chest, not the heart.
Pain that you can point to with a single finger – heart pain tends to be hard to pinpoint.