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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Overview)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to discomfort in this area.


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What causes chest pain?

What causes chest pain?

Lots of things,: Chest pain causes could range from minor things such as strained muscles or heartburn to serious ones like a heart attack or a pulmonary embolism. It should be checked out by a physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Overview)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to discomfort in this area.


Dr. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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Do doctors in ers treat chest pain in teenagers seriously?

Do doctors in ers treat chest pain in teenagers seriously?

Yes: Chest pain is always treated seriously, especially as diabetes and obesity becomes a bigger problem in adolescents, along with the ever-present risk of drug abuse. Rarely does chest pain signify something serious in this age group but a proper history and physical examination will be done, followed by tests and labs if needed. ...Read more

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Y'day i had stabbing chest pain just to the left of my left breast. Painful all day and today feels badly bruised to the touch. Ideas?

Y'day i had stabbing chest pain just to the left of my left breast. Painful all day and today feels badly bruised to the touch. Ideas?

Have it evaluated: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications. ...Read more

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Managing Knee Pain (Checklist)

Try to determine the cause
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Write down severity, duration, location (front/back of knee, etc.)
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If swollen, ice the knee with a bag of ice, bag of frozen peas, etc.
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See a doctor
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How is the heart failure, chest pain treated?

How is the heart failure, chest pain treated?

See below.: Very differently depending on the cause. Too large a subject to cover in a few lines. ...Read more

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Is lortab an effective treatment for chest pain?

See a doctor: Unless one is 100% percent sure that your chest pain is not coming from your heart taking anarcotic to treat it is foolish. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Managing Pain from Cancer (Checklist)

Ask oncologist to refer you to cancer pain specialist
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Ask pain specialist about both interventional and medication options
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If pancreatic cancer, ask about a celiac plexus block
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If neuropathy, request trial of ketamine-based topical creams
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Treatment of right upper side chest pain?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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What cures chest pain due to acid?

Gerd treatment: Chest pain due to acid needs to be treated in many ways. Your eating habits need to be addressed: how much you eat, when you eat, what you eat. There are medications that can reduce the amount of acid or counteract the acid. Sleeping habits need to be addressed. This is complicated and you should see a gastroenterologist about gastro-esophageal reflux disease. ...Read more

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Dr. Craig Wiener Dr. Wiener
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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

office evaluation
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pelvic exam
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ultrasound
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How can someone get rid of chest pain?

How can someone get rid of chest pain?

Depends: Of course, it depends on the cause of the chest pain. The treatment of chest pain related to a fractured rib is totally different from that related to a heart attack for instance. ...Read more

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I have had asthma all my life, is it normal for my maintenance drug to cause chest pain?

I have had asthma all my life, is it normal for my maintenance drug to cause chest pain?

Unlikely: Depending what medication you are using, some with long acting beta agonists have been linked to cardiac problems in a subpopulation of uncontrolled asthmatics. Talk to your treating physician about your symptoms, maybe your asthma is not controlled. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Be sure correct diagnosis is made
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Only go to a pain physician trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Keep moving. Do not let pain sideline you. Pain will only get worse.
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Taking ferralet 90 tablets and am having chest pain/vomiting is this normal? Im also in my third trimester

Taking ferralet 90 tablets and am having chest pain/vomiting is this normal? Im also in my third trimester

Iron : Iron is a vitamin not medication. It can cause an upset stomach but chest pain seems unlikely. If you are having chest pain you should be seen in the er to exclude pregnancy related heart problems. ...Read more

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Managing Back Pain (Checklist)

Lose weight
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Reduce stress by moving gracefully with tai chi, yoga, or dance
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Increase flexibility with gentle exercises and/or physical therapy
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Gradually increase muscle tone and strength to support your back
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How to prevent chest pain while exercising?

How to prevent chest pain while exercising?

Depends: You should not have chest pain while exercising. Check with your doctor if you do. ...Read more

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What should I eat to avoid chest pain?

What should I eat to avoid chest pain?

Eating vs CP: Eating does not affect chest pain. First you need to identify the cause of chest pain. For eg. Chest pain due to acid reflux it better not to eat spicy foods, caffeine containing beverages, stop smoking, less of citrus juices etc will help. ...Read more

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