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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Not typical: This is not typical for cardiac pain or disease, but you do want to talk with your physician about it. You could be experiencing some digestive issue ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Follow up: An influenza illness may be followed by a bacterial illness. Please see your physician. You may have inflammation or infection of the lungs/pleura. Ch ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Butters
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See doctor: While it almost certainly unlikely to be anything serious the possibilities are endless. See a doctor to check your heart lungs breast and kidneys
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
13 years experience Pain Management
Because: You probably lean to the right all the time with your mouse in the right hand, phone and other devices. Ask someone to observe you sitting from behind ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
Sleeping wrong?: It might be the way you sleep. It could be the mattress or the pillows. Are you a smoker? If you smoke, you might be coughing during the night, so you ... Read More
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Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Gall bladder?: If it is related to eating fatty food and happens within 30 min to an hour after eating then this sounds like gall bladder pain. Definitely worth seei ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rib cage: Consider thoracic nerve root impingement or an intercostal neuritis.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Chest pain: If your chest pain is a heavy, pressure type of sensation, you need to urgently see a physician for a cardiac evaluation. Other potential causes of c ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Spratt turner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: Pain could be a lot of different things. If you have any type of rash with it it could be shingles. It could also be you pulled a muscle. Get it che ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many things radiant.: ..2 the upper back & 2 shoulder region. Sub diaphragm: spleen, stomach, splenic flexure of the colon, or air in the peritoneal cavity. Above the ... Read More
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