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can sleep apnea cause chest pains

A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Second opinion: It appears you have some concerns. It would be advisable to get a second opinion if both you and your husband desire it.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Sx: From your description would recommend discussing with your dr. Who knows you best. Might consider an exercise test.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Chest pain Yes: Chest pain can be due to an heart attack, esophagitis, acid reflux, musculoskeletal problems, gall bladder disease, pericarditis, pneumonia, pleurisy ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Suspect: the machine gets confused by multiple motions (yours and kids).
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Eval asap: Not necessarily. But that doesn't mean that they couldn't coincide. If you are having difficulty breathing please seek urgent medical care.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Muhammad Munir
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep and pain: There is no direct correlation with lack of sleep and chest pain but fatigue sleep deprival can cause mood disturbance anxiety that can have a symptom ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep Apnea: Sleep apnea can cause shortness of breath due to apnea, heart and lung conditions causes shortness of breath.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
For sure: It's a common cause. Just be sure there's nothing more ominous going on as well.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
No: Obstructive sleep apnea (osa) is a condition of cessation of breathing during sleep. It is due to obstruction of the oropharyngeal airway usually at t ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This can be serious. See your doctor right away.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Chest pain : Chest pain can be due to an heart attack, esophagitis, acid reflux, musculoskeletal problems, gall bladder disease, pericarditis, pneumonia, pleurisy ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Many issues: Please see your family doctor. This forum isn't going fix all these problems. You need on-going support.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Hard to say: If your breathing is compromised by sleep apnea, many symptoms can appear. Numbness is always a concern- neurological problems, respiratory problems, ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Get to an ER: If you have breathing troubles get to an er to be evaluated immediately.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Yager
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
Chest pain & anxiety: Yes, that is possible; however, the same symptoms can be caused by a physical problem. I highly recommend that you consult with a physician and do it ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Justin Brown
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Chest discomfort: Not likely. The symptoms you are describing could be cardiac related. Seek medical attention as soon as possible. GERD can cause chronic cough but ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ester Kwok
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally no: Severe stomach inflammation may cause chest pain, but should not lead to fast heart beats or shortness of breath. However, sometimes those who have h ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Go to a doctor. The doctor can take the history and examine the patient. The doctor can take blood and urine and perform tests to determine if any dis ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Don't know which : Antibiotic you are on. Checked Prochlorperazine (stemetil) and tramaset. Tramaset can cause difficulty with sleep. If you desire information about yo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: Yes, sleep position could do that.
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farhan Tahir
21 years experience Rheumatology
Possible: Data on sleep disorders in luous is an area where research is lacking. But studies do suggest "sleep disorders like sleep apnea, insomnia and periodic ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
No: Sleep apnea is a disordered breathing during sleep. Most of those with sleep apnea are overweight and due to the pressure of the chest can have diffic ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
No, it cannot : However, this is a classic symptom of sleep apnea. Please see a sleep specialist.

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