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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Where to start?: The list of things that can cause chest pain is long enough to fill several text books. Start with the organs in the chest, esophagus, heart, ribs, mu ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
Yes, but not heart: Maybe musculoskeletal pain, but not heart pain.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience in Pediatrics
Many: Chest pain most commonly is musculoskeletal in children (it comes from the muscles and bones of the chest). It can also be caused by gastroesophageal ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience in Cardiology
Same as left :o): Pain inside the chest can radiate just as easily to the right as to the left, so would not disregard the symptom just because it is on the right. It s ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Schuster
Specializes in Pain Management
You need a full exam: Please go to your primary care doctor or to the emergency room, you need a full history and examination and may need imaging.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Usually not: Chest pain arising out of a heart attack is usually in the mid sternal region or left sided, very rarely right sided chest pain.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience in Emergency Medicine
You're asthmatic?: presumably it could be many things. This combination sounds serious (especially the SOB and faintness) so if it happens often or lasts long you shoul ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience in Internal Medicine
Well yes....: without an exam, I can only give general information, so I cant say it IS causing that (panic attacks, maybe mitral valve prolapse, ulcer disease with ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Get checked for: Problems in ur stomach (gastritis, acid reflux), spleen , muscles strain, stress/anxiety etc. Get better soon! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/mai ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Chest pain: You need an urgent visit with a physician. These are signs and symptoms of coronary artery disease and require prompt evaluation.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: The muscles of your shoulder attach to the chest wall. Pain is often referred there.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Webber
31 years experience in Cardiology
Many possibilities: heart problems, esophagus disorders, musculoskeletal pain, gallbladder dysfunction, kidney stones, blood clot to the lung, asthma or reactive airways ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Panic symptoms like: Heart attacks. (shortness of breath, heart palpitations, sweating, etc) with normal ecg. Learn2relax your breathing. Practice when u r not having a pa ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Musculoskeletal Pain: Pain on both sides of chest made worse by bending and back pain seems to be musculo skeletal pain.You can try aleve (naproxen) or Motrin and if not be ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erica Bial
Specializes in Pain Management
Might be serious: If this is new chest pain, it could be cardiac, meaning coming from your heart. This requires immediate medical attention. If you know it isn't you ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Persaud
11 years experience in Hospital-based practice
GERD: I don't believe it's your heart based on your age.There are a few reasons why this may happen.More commonly, it can be acid reflux.A less common expla ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Chest oressure: The most serious issue is heart disease. If that is ruled out it could be anxiety, structural problems, gastrointestinal problems.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
19 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nonspecific signs: All these symptoms are bizarre and not specific. I would like to know whether there is any history of trauma? If so, concussion should be thought ab ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
PLease go to ER now: Whatever is going on is not good. You need to be seen in the er now. Always better to be safe than sorry.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Austin Yeargan
23 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Concern for cardiac : Possibly an arrhythmia like afib. See your primary care md first. Cardiac cause needs to be excluded.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Costochondritis: Musculoskeletal injury or inflammation involving rib or muscle can cause pain. Anterior rib inflammation or costochondritis is viral. Bruises from phy ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul Desai
18 years experience in Pain Management
Couple of things: Anything from a slipped disc to arthritis to thoracic outlet syndrome (a compression of nerves from bone, muscles or even veins/arteries) can cause th ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Several possible : Reasons including neck problems like a disc herniation leading to a pinched nerve, a shoulder problem, certain tumors of the upper lung known as panco ... Read More
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