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A 40-year-old member asked:

Can asthma cause pain in the middle of the chest?

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Dr. Numaan Malik
Pulmonary Critical Care 18 years experience
No: Asthma typically doesn't cause chest pain. Reflux disease (gerd) can cause chest pain and may also contribute to uncontrolled asthma. However, you should see your doctor to make sure this is not related to heart disease.

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A 47-year-old member asked:

What causes pain in the middle of chest?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
Middle?: Top to bottom or front to back makes all worry about angina, but it can be a variety of GI issues (reflux, esophagitis, esophageal cancer), bony/arthritic (costochondritis). It usually warrants an ekg and blood tests, and possibly more extensive investigation.
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What would cause a pain in the middle of the chest?

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Chest pain: There are many causes for chest pain. Some dangerous like heart problems others not so dangerous like intercostal muscle spasms and many many others. All chest pain should be evaluated by your doctor.
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I'm Having Pain In The Middle Of My Chest, is That Bad ?

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Dr. Zachary Veres
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Chest pain: it could be. need to be evaluated by a physician asap to see what the cause is.
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A 43-year-old female asked:

Having pain in the middle of my chest what could this means?

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See a doctor now: Chest pain needs to be taken seriously. Even atypical sided chest pain can mean a blocked blood vessel in your heart and can have serious consequences. Other possible causes are Reflux, inflammation of the food pipe (oesophagitis), chest infection, a clot in your lung and so on. You need to see your doctor immediately
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Having pain in the middle of chest?

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Dr. Daniel Rivas
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Go and be seen.: Anytime you experience chest pain you need to go in and be evaluated by a healthcare professional. It could be something benign, but depending on your medical problems and your family history it could be something more serious.

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