U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
United Arab Emirates
A 17-year-old female asked:

Why do patients with marfan syndrome feel pain in their chest? and they normal complain that the pain moves upward toward the shoulder

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Call MD: Marfan's can cause heart & lung disease which is sometimes life threatening. I hope you have called your doctor to address these issues. Not something to discuss on HealthTap.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.

Related questions

A 28-year-old member asked:
Is a collasped lung due to Marfan syndrome common?
2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
A 17-year-old male asked:
Long, skinny arms and pectus excavatum - have I got Marfans Syndrome?
1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
A 36-year-old member asked:
Do I have marfan's syndrome if pectus?
2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Last updated Jul 18, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.