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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
standard table: Using a standard table, your pre-test probability of cardiac disease is 34% if you're male and 12% if you're female. A stress test would be useful to ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Rooklin
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Multifactorial: Chest tightness and pain can be caused by a variety of reasons, including cardiac, pulmonary, gasto-intestinal and musculo-skeletal. In order to diff ... Read More
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Causes of CP: Costochondritis, pleurisy, esophageal spasm, gerd, pneumonia, gall bladder disease, pulmonary embolism, aortic aneurysm etc.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
ER Visit: Sorry - chest pain can never be treated appropriately over the internet. You need an urgent visit with a provider who can see you in person.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Emergency Room: Call your emergency medical services to transport you to the emergency room. Good luck
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Chest tightness: If you've had chest tightness for 2 weeks, this is a good excuse for seeing the dr.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andreas Sakopoulos
26 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Heart esophagus lung: The most serious possibility is angina which is a symptom of myocardial ischemia; that is poor circulation to the heart. Another possiblity is that t ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Trish: probably benign, but you deserve a workup for asthma, costochondritis (an arthritis, bursitis of the ribs), acid reflux, or less likely a heart issue. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Anxiety : Probably anxious. Let your doctor check your out. Good Luck
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Chest Tightness: Chest tightness is the feeling of a "squeezing" or a pressure in the chest. Sometimes there is an associated breathing difficulty. There are numerou ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
No: Cold unless it lingers on, may end up in bronchitis, then you may have soreness in the chest.
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