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lump in the middle of chest shortness of breath at times

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Asthma: You will need a proper evaluation by your doctor including a chest xray & tests for asthma. Swelling in the neck on the left side may represent a prom ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Colic: Your symptom complex can be consistent with gallbladder disease/biliary colic. I'm glad you've been evaluated for heart disease. If hd has truly been ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Yauch
Specializes in Family Medicine
Reflux/ spasm: The symptoms you describe could be due to stomach acid which would be expected to show up after eating. The acid can cause esophageal spasm and a fe ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Nall
15 years experience Sports Medicine
GERD?: Maybe acid reflux? You could try taking an otc zantac (ranitidine) and see if it helps.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
32 years experience Cardiology
See your doctor soon: You may need a chest x ray and bone scan in addition to a good history and physical exam to evaluate your lumps on the ribs. Please see your doctor ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
No: A chest wall lipoma should have no such effect.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: "chest pain" in a 18yo will usually originate from the entrance to the stomach (located just behind the heart) the chest wall or lungs. Consuming ca ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: I would suggest an appointment with a Neurologist to discuss whether an AVM or migraine headache may be causing your symptoms.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cynthia Thaik
31 years experience Cardiology
Yes: hiatal hernia is a common mimicker for heart disease. However heart disease is the most dangerous etiology for chest pain so need to have that checke ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
38 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Probably not PE: Shortness of breath without other symptoms or signs is unlikely to be a result of pulmonary embolus. This is particularly true in someone who is only ... Read More
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