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12 Year Old With Chest Pain
8 yr. old diagnosis with pneumonia x2 in 3months. Now has occasional deep cough, nonproductive with chest pain.
Heart pain: There are no pain fibers in the heart. Chest pain is not necessarily heart pain. As such a 12year old could have all manner of musculoskeletal or GI potential causes for chest pain which could be called inappropriately 'heart pain'. There are of course uncommon cardiac diseases that could cause symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in chest and shoulder, with gurgling sound inside chest left side, for about 12 hours now, healthy active 29 yr old non smoker male, any ideas?
Not likely cardiac: Cardiac pain in a child is exceedingly unusual. The answer really depends on the history of the pain--when does he get it, what makes it worse, what makes it better? Cold, heat, fever, nighttime, daytime? So many questions to ask! talk to your family doctor, and let him ask those question to help nail down what's going on! ekg's rarely provide the answer in children. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi female 47 year old had 5 stent put in 7 month ago still have chest pain and breathlessness any advise no signs of heart attack?
You need a check up : A check up by your doctor is necessary to find out the cause of pain in your arm. Any severe pain which is unrelated to injury is suspect for an underlying disease. Only an examination by your doctor along with some tests(x-rays/scans) can reveal the underlying cause of this pain if it is persisting beyond 2 to 3 weeks. ...Read more
18yr old girl, severe abdominal pain for months with attacks needing hospitalisation, face greenish/grey, had ovary removed recently for dermoid cyst.
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
Diagnosed with ankylosing spondilitis, i'm hlab27 positive. My 3 year old son wakes up crying most nights with leg pain. (knees) should I be worried?
My 7 year old was diagnosed with step 10 days ago. She is still complaining of leg pain and stomach pain?
See Your Doctor Now: The sites of "Strep" infections are numerous: throat, skin, bone, and more. This important info was not given. Strep infections can be lead to serious complications. The persistence of symptoms, assuming your child was treated warrants prompt attention. It is also possible your child has a new illness. Repeat examination is required. Return to your doctor now for further diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
47 yr old perimenopausal female with two brothers with hemochromatosis. She suffers issues inc. Debilitating right side pain..Odds of her having it?
Low risk: The risk for a perimenopausal woman, even with the genetic defect that causes hemochromatosis, is low. However, here on you are losing the protection provided by the menstrual blood loss and should consult your doctor for an evaluation and preventive measures that may include therapeutic phlebotomy (blood letting). ...Read more
More info needed: To better understand your condition and possible causes more info will be needed. Was there a specific event, like trauma or fall in October when the pain started? What are the circumstances now for the pain, when does it come, does it shoot down your arm sometimes or always? Are there any other symptoms associated with it? Would suggest seeing your doc or a Prime consult for clarification. ...Read more
4 yr old girl complained of stabbing pain left boobarea. Acting normal. Only lasted a short time. Should I worry? Had normalecho 2 yrs ao for murmur
20 year old female who's drank nothing but soda since age 7. I have shortness of breath, burning chest pain & pain under right rib. Gallbladder? Help!
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking more history, physical examination and may be imaging studies. How much do you weigh? If you are overweight, the first thing to do would be to lose weight. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
7 yr old daughter had left lung removed at 2 weeks old.having middle chest pain,tightness and palpating.hurts a lot more when laying down.
I have chest pain over this situation. My two yr old has had mult colonoscopys for ongoing abdominal pain., what to do?
2nd opinion: I often see abdominal pain as a recurrent problem in kids.In a kid with poor communication skills, (2yo) i would seek answers to his problem from other sources, not just his lower bowel.A visit with a developmental pediatrician may be the best way to unravel this problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer