can't breath but can?

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Hi. I feel like I can't breath but I can and my chest feels tight. I also feel like I'm choking but when I breathe ini get a full breath it does feel weird like I'm not getting enough o2 but when I exhale it feels ok sometimes. Is this anxiety or a pneumothorax because I had a pneumothorax before although it didn't feel like this. I felt like I couldn't breathe and I really couldn't and I had a sharp pain in my chest and back. The doctor listened to my lungs with a stereoscope and found nothing. Has anyone had this before? I do have really bad anxiety by the way.

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    I'm having problems breathing at the minute I feel like my chest is tight or something is ontop of my chest and I feel like I'm losing my breath
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    Hi i do get this all the time, and yea tanya i feel like there something on top of my chest and sometimes i feel in my left arm
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    Try relaxing in a position and close your eyes and blank your mind think of nothing yourl feel the pressure coming off, i do it all the time its a type of yoga too
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