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Tightning just below sternum like a belt being tightened

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Basulto
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Chest pain: Go see a doctor asap and get checked. Go now if this is new and is accompanied by shortness of breath and/or nausea, sweating, dizziness, or if you ha... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Usually muscle : Strain but go see your dr just to be sure there's no clot in the lungs. Take care!
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 57 years experience
Sternum pain: 17 F athlete notes st renal pain on L. Seems like muscles are tight. ANS: review with your team what you are doing that may cause sternal costrochron... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farrah Ahmad
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Musculoskeletal pain: It sounds like musculoskeletal pain. But any pain coming from chest should be evaluated, just to make sure that you don't have any cardiac condition o... Read More
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Chest pain: Many causes - see article below and recommend call an ambulance if you are having breathing difficulties. http://patient.info/health/chest-pain-leafl... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Probably not, but...: Your depicted scenario may not suggest concerning colon or hernia. But, it's a good idea to watch, collect, and record the detailed feature and degree... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Chest pain + dyspnea: Chest pain and shortness of breath should be evaluated at the ER or at least urgent care. Call 911, if it doesn't subside within 5 minutes at most.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Normal anatomy plus: anxiety. If your medical workups have been unremarkable it is time to consider cognitive behavioral therapy with a certified clinical psychologist PL... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Costochondritis: Common cause of pain you are describing would be costochondritis. This is a condition that comes about because of inflammation between your rib and yo... Read More

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