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shoulder pain and tightness in chest

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
Tension headache: Stress can induced headache, neck , shoulder pain with chest tightness. It can be recurrent until the stress is over.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience in Pediatrics
Return to ER: If you are still having chest issues and shoulder pain, best to return to the er now. Safer to make sure there are no other causes. Take care.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Audrey estelle Zietsman
Specializes in General Practice
Maybe stress?: Hi. I don't know anything about the rest of your health conditions, your weight or your family history but in a young woman, the symptoms are more li ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Rothstein
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
ER: You need to go to the ER right away. Hard to tell whats going on without a complete evaluation
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience in Cardiac Electrophysiology
At your age it is: unlikely that your symptoms are cardiac in nature. There are many other potential causes. This cannot be evaluated over the internet based on your sym ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience in Neurosurgery
Possibly: Shoulder and neck pain dont really "cause" chest tightness, but a herniated disc in the neck can sometimes cause all these problems, including chest p ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Can't diagnose: with the available information. If these are the only symptoms - it may be a musculoskeletal issue.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Hard to say exactly: But further evaluation with your pcp is warranted.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Heart?: At your age, the thing I would worry about the most is angina or heart attack. See MD or ER NOW.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
30 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
See Doctor: First even though you are young we want to make sure that you don't a heart or lung problem that requires urgent attention. If this is a more chronic ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Get eval asap: To be safe, cardiac cause of CP with l arm pain is needed to be ruled out asap.
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A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
40 years experience in Family Medicine
Anxiety: This could be symptoms of a panic attack. Try breathing into a brown paper bag for 5 minutes. Symptoms should resolve spontaneously.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Likely musculo: Skeletal pain because of your young age. See your dr just to be sure there's no underlying heart disease. Take care!
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jerry Cattelane
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
More info needed...: Chest pain in a 48 year old male that radiates to the shoulder could be a sign of acute coronary artery disease. Without knowing anything else, this i ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
13 years experience in Urgent Care
Muscle Sprain: How long you have it? How did it start? If it did start after any strenuous activity or any sport? It can be Pectoralis Sprain or chest muscle sprain. ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Your question is?: You have not asked a question. Have the issue evaluated and be sure the doctor checks you for spondylitis.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience in Pulmonology
Need to have a: basic exam and a chest xray to diagnose your condition. An EKG is needed for the chest pressure.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Visit a GI doctor: Once heart burn issues addressed, you should feel better.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
See below: Many things, including heart attack and failure. See your doctor as soon as possible.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
15 years experience in Family Medicine
ER now: Without more information, I would recommend ER evaluation. It could still just be muscular, especially if pain is when you move your shoulder and you ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Depends: How did it start?, when did it start?, what were you doing?, what is the distribution of the numbness? Question too ambiguous to give a reasonable opi ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
"referred pain": This may be pain that is radiating from your gallbladder - called "referred pain". Pleurisy can do it too. Time to see your doctor! you need a few ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Consider your heart: Do you have a family history of heart disease? Do you smoke? Are you overweight? If yes, chew two aspirins (unless you are allergic) and you must go ... Read More
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