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can a tight bra cause chest pain

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience in Pain Management
No: Tight clothing should not in normal circumstances cause body pain. On the other hand, large, dense breasts whether natural or augmented(implants) can ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
18 years experience in Cardiology
Maybe: Chest tightness sometimes can be described as "band like" and can be cardiac in nature. You should call your doctor.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
GERD: Have you had a workup of your esophagus? Acid reflux is the commonest cause of severe, on-going chest pain. Has it been ruled out?
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Back pain: w/check pain needs immediate attention by a doctor. Cardiac symptoms manifest in back sometimes. Hopefully it is not that but you need to know. Peac ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Could: A tight garment can cause pain in the affected organ.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: This is possible...Try a better fitting one & see if symptoms resolve.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Shapiro
Specializes in Internal Medicine
See below: If the strani involver the upper back, the nerves from that area affect the chest. Pain in the muscles of the upper back can radiate around the front ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Chest pain: Chest wall pain can be triggered by some of those things you mention.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Yes, stress can manifest itself in multiple ways in terms of symptoms from gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal and other organ systems as well as your ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Chest pain: The cause of chest pain dictates what the pain can lead to....
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alessandra Bertolucci
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
Might: Might be difficult to distinguish between gastric and cardiac pain.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hamid Hai
Dr. Hamid Hai answered
54 years experience in Cardiology
Tight Bra and Dyspne: A tight bra can cause minor discomfort in breathing if it is very tight, but the rib cage is bony and so this effect is limited. Further, this matter ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience in Neurosurgery
Neck pain: Large breasts rather than an uncomfortable bra is more commonly the cause of neck pain. In my practice, I will refer patients to plastic surgeons for ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes: If the pain is severe, call the orthopedist - the cast is too tight.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
30 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
I could: If you broke a rib or two by the pressure...Have yourself checked by a physician.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Muscle may be reason: This may not be a pinched nerve, but it may be a pinched muscle. Nick had muscles can sometimes cause similar complaints. This is something you can e ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Well yes....: without an exam, I can only give general information, so I cant say it IS causing that (panic attacks, maybe mitral valve prolapse, ulcer disease with ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. William Simon
31 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Back pain: upper back or rib pains can cause shortness of breath but I do not usually see lower back pain causing this. Pain and spasms can "take your breath awa ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes. However if using nsaids pain does not go away , get checked by doctor.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Chest pain: The chest expands when you breath, the injured pectoral or intercostal muscle will complain about this.....Answer yes it can and will.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Slight: Slight tight bra causes nothing.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: The muscles of your shoulder attach to the chest wall. Pain is often referred there.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
chest pain: Musculoskeletal causes can be associated with chest pain especially intercostal muscle spasm. The pains of this type are exacerbated by breathing moti ... Read More
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