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why am i not dead but have severe chest pain

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Heldman
32 years experience Cardiology
Pain and fainting: While it is not possible to make a diagnosis or give specific advice in these little text boxes, in general we take chest pain seriously, even in youn ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
ER: With your history of angina, previous cath, it is best to assume your symptoms are cardiac until proven otherwise.
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Dr. David Fink
38 years experience Family Medicine
Irregular heart beat: It sounds like you are experiencing symptomatic palpitations, and you need to be evaluated. You should have an ekg done, also a heart ultrasound (ech ... Read More
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Dr. Ibrahim ElGendy
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Sternum Inflammation: Treatments: Warm or ice compresses are applied to the inflamed site. You can also use anti-inflammatory medications like ibuprofen. Your physician can ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Arm weakness : With a "dead arm" wonder if you mean weakness if that is the case you should be in the hospital. I wonder if you have an intermittent cardiac arrhythm ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
60 years experience Family Medicine
Coughing chest pain: Such pain is usually due to irritation of the linings of the lung and inner chest wall known as pleura. When one or the other is inflamed (pleuritis) ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Neish
37 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Many causes: There are many possible causes of chest pain associated with emotional upset. Possibilities include heart disease, lung disease (asthma), gastrointes ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Chest pains: It is worth going to your doctor and being checked to see what is going on.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Chest pain: Severe chest pain on breathing in a 33y/o is usual pleural inflammation and generally will go away by itself. If it doesn't should consult your doctor ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Howard Greller
22 years experience Emergency Medicine
Go to the ER: Severe chest pain should never be taken lightly. The positional nature of the chest pain makes one think of a possible pericarditis (inflammation or i ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Clifton
25 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: I think you need a chest xray and EKG as soon as possible. Your doctor should see you today or tomorrow with these complaints. I hope you are able to ... Read More

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