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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
That esophagus: of yours needs an EXAMINATION by a Gastroenterologist who uses endoscopy (safe and PAINLESS) to take a good look! Find out what it is! ASAP! Hope thi ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
See a doctor: Pain of this nature should never be diagnosed by an online interaction. It can be anything from simple muscular pain to serious heart disease.
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Dr. Eric Toloza
29 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Heart problem?: Could be angina ... Need to consult with your md to get your heart check ...
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
CP: Constricting probably one of the terms used to describe the chest pain. CP whether constricting or not has to be evaluated.
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Just a description: Constricting chest pain is a term health providers use to describe the location or type of the pain. Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
That depends: The description of the pain suggests the cause. The word constricting or pressure or tightness are suggestive of a block in the artery that could lead ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olivia Liao
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Sounds serious: In your age group it would be unusual to have cardiac disease, but just to be sure, get this checked out.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Emergency Room: Severe pain to the back and chest needs to be immediately evaluated by the er. This is a call 9-1-1 situation. Although some non-serious issues could ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hagler
80 years experience Geriatrics
Go to ER: Need to rule out serious heart, lung or abdominal problem.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Make sure nothing more serious than muscle strain from coughing. But anything which might affect your breathing merits an exam and maybe a chest film ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Guyer
45 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Don't mess around: I would recommend you see a cardiologist to make certain it is not your heart that is causing this.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Asthma: Sounds like you have exercise induced asthma and may benefit from medication prior to exercise. Contact your doctor for more exact advice.

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