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i feel a knot in my chest

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Depietro
35 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Lots of things: For any particular symptom like this it can mean so many different things that you really need to see a doctor in person to be evaluated properly.
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Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Considerations...?: Your pain may originate on either side of the diaphragm to produce your symptoms. Cough (dry or productive, with blood?), pleurisy, fever, nausea, vom ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/c ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
APPLY ICE: and if that doesn't help...APPLY HEAT and obtain an x ray if your symptoms persist to rule out a rib fracture. Hope this helps! Dr Z
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Head injury: If the head injury did not cause loss of consciousness or persistent symptoms like nausea, vomiting, or changes in your pupils, you probably do not ne ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
21 years experience Radiation Oncology
Bronchitis?: Sounds like you might have bronchitis, which is usually virus-caused. If you develop a fever greater than 101.5f, then see a physician. Otherwise, i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Anxiety: If you're not experiencing true shortness of breath with exertion and your symptoms are noticeable at rest, anxiety is the likely cause. Pins and need ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Recommend: that this be medically evaluated.
A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Even though you are: a male, it is still recommended that breast lumps be medically evaluated. Take care.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Despain
37 years experience Dermatology
Cyst: Likely a cyst, but get it checked out. And ont mess with it, if it ruptures will get infected or leave a horrid scar.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Haft
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Painful lump eval: It is not likely that the painful lump is related to acid reflux. Any lump on the chest and/or breast should be evaluated by a physician. Painful lu ... Read More
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