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Allergys? Or something else..

I'm 18 years old & for the last 5 days i've had a upper back ache & chest pains every now an then, my chest has also felt like it's got a ton of bricks sitting on it, i've also had a little cough, and snot in my throat, my nose will get stopped up atleast once a day & i've also had trouble breathing, what could it be?!
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Upper back ache and chest pains are worrisome at any age, as the feeling of “a ton of bricks”.  These symptoms could indicate lung disease, for example pneumonia or a blood clot to the lung (shortness of breath and pain might be pleurisy) or disease of the heart or large blood vessels that fill or drain the heart.  I regret the delay in answering your question but, if any of your symptoms persist when you receive this response, I strongly suggest that you seek help from your doctor or the nearest medical facility (ER or Urgent Care).

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