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i have pain in my chest that is worse when i lift

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Possibly serious: If your chest muscles are sore to touch or the pain can be reproduced with certain positions or movements, it's not serious and will improve with rest ... Read More
Dr. Eric Toloza
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Refrain from lifting: Don't forget to exhale as you lift, but would refrain from lifting until you get the chest pain checked out by your md.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Hurts when pressed?: Pain that is worse when pressed is due to a sore superficial structure: a muscle, bone, joint, tendon, or ligament. You have a myofascial syndrome. Th ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: If you have chest wall pain or inflammation in costochondral junctions, this can be treated with antiinflammatory drugs or local injection if necessar ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Gravity: If chest pain is primarily due to GERD, then it is common to have worse pain at night. The reason is gravity. More stomach acid can leak out of your s ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
?musculoskeletal?: From your description of pain changing with your position it sounds like what is called musculoskeletal pain. You can speak to your doc 'bout that. Di ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Foster
19 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Most likely: Given your age, gender and level of fitness, the most likely cause is "musculoskeletal", that is related to the tendons, bones and muscles in your bod ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Chest wall pain: As long as symptoms are not associated with palpitations, shortness of breath or passing out likely not a problem. Do you have a sunken chest? This ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: There are a number of causes. You should be evaluated. At age 20 it is unlikely it is cardiac.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Please see below: It does not cause chest pain or death on prescribed dose.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Schabelman
47 years experience Cardiology
Not cardiac: Possible pleuritic chest pain, non specific and a nuisance more than dangerous. Try a short course (5-7 days) of nsaids with meals (ibuprofen/naproxe ... Read More

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