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Bulging Disk Chest Pain
I get immediate bulge in stomach after eating anything. Also get pain right below the left rib just above the stomach. Feels like I have a chest pain?
The disks are protective shock-absorbing pads between the bones of the spine (vertebrae). The disks of the spine are also referred to as intervertebral disks. Although they do not actually "slip, " a disk may move, split, or rupture. This can cause the disk cartilage and nearby tissue to fail (herniate), allowing the inner gel portion of the disk to escape ...Read more
I have tight bulging veins in my left arm that go away when I raise my arm up. But they also hurt and come with sometimes chest pain?
See your doctor: You need to get a check up because it sounds like you might have something that is causing your veins to bulge, and you may need some special imaging. You can see a peripheral vascular specialist if you have access to someone or see your primary care doctor first. Good luck! ...Read more
My left arm has hurt since Fri. No chest pain. Now it is swollen and the vein is bulging. My hands are feeling pin pricked/on fire. What's the reason.
Left arm pain with s:
Blood clleft arm pain with swelling may be due to blood clot, inflammation of muscles, tend, skin, bursitis or arthritis of shoulder, hypertension, winged shoulder, coronary artery disease.Should have physical examination, may be drug related, X-ray & MRI, EKG, echocardiogram.
treatment : physical therapy, laproscopic surgery, antibiotics, doppler ...Read more
My son, 18yr, has bulging veins on arms/hands. He also gets strong chest pain aftr exertion. I'm concerned about both. Wondering if they're linked?
Suffering from severe chest pain and shortness of breath for months now. Burning leaky bulging in legs n pain in back what could this b? Had echo n ekg
See a heart doc: Could be several different things and to find out you really should be seen by someone to go over the tests that you have already had and to determine if you need further tests or treatment. ...Read more
I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: mild) (side: right), throat lump or bulge and rash on chest.
Chest discomfort: Burning chest discomfort with associated rash, if its only on one side off the chest, could be a shingles viral infection. Of course a physician will have to examine you for diagnosis. If it's shingles, treatment is available and important. ...Read more
Can HPV n herpes be causing me chest pain n trouble breathing or lead to cancer, my legs keep bulging/burning around my left knee n groin what is this?
See a doctor: And do this ASAP. You cannot be diagnosed over the internet and what your symptoms are telling you is that you may be seriously ill. Go and see someone right away. Good luck. ...Read more
Cough 2-3weeks now head ache bloodshot irrt. Eyes that feel bulging some chest pain nausea fatigue doc say try antihistamine should and when I go ER?
I am experiencing throat swelling, throat lump or bulge, pain when swallowing and chest pain or discomfort, spit up blood when I woke up (severity: moderate). ..
Globus sensation or?: Sounds like you experience the feeling of a ball or lump in the back of your throat that you have to swallow past? If so, this is "globus." Alternatively, you may have laryngo-esophaeal reflux without heartburn. Sometimes, the actual swallowing mechanism may be impaired due to "spasms" or dysmotility. Certainly spitting up blood warrants evaluation ASAP please. ...Read more
D-dimer negative, x- ray clear, CT w/o contrast revealed thymic hyperplasia, still having chest pain n short of breath, burning bulging in legs/ lung?
Consider heart: You haven't given your age, but men with high blood pressure have increased risk of heart disease. Chest discomfort with shortness of breath can be an indication of heart disease. The likelihood also depends on age, family history, smoking, cholesterol, diabetes. If your evaluation to date has not included an assessment of your heart, consider seeking one with your PCP or a specialist. ...Read more
I have pain and a bulge just below my chest on the left side. I have chest pains as well. This has been going on for a couple months. Should I be con?
My brother is 31 and has been having sharp chest pains then chest pressure he isn't feeling well and has passed out a few times in public. He says he can't breath sometimes and his face turns red and eyes bulge
Need to see a Doc: Needs to understand why this is happening and should be done with a doc, very important! ...Read more
Hi, I’m 46, female, have chronic pain across my chest area in my back, recent mri of lower back shows bulging disc 3, 4, 5... what could be wrong?
Upper back pain for almost 9 months. 4 bulging disc in neck. When touch my chin to chest, get pain in the middle of chest only then and stretching it.
Interesting: A disc issue in the neck should not cause vertigo or dizziness. It can, in severe cases, cause issues with ambulation and gait stability. As far as chest muscle tension, there can be associated/referred pain that can be occasionally associated with lower cervical disc issues. Make sure there is no cardiac/heart issues in the presence of chest tension. ...Read more
What is the treatment for a buldging disk and the back and foot pain I now have. I have not had any surgery and cannot work. In 2005 I was in a car wreck where I broke my L5 and L3 and some smaller bones in my back. I broke three ribs, and broke my pelvi
Constant chest pain: Well a knife in the chest for one thing, on the other hand there are lots of things which could do this from lung/pleural problems inside, through chest wall inflammation like costochondritis, thru esophageal problems.....lots of potential considerations, need to see a Doc to work through them.... ...Read more
Atypical...: Chest pain due to heart pain has certain features like substernal pain that radiates to the jaw and left arm, pain described as pressure-like, etc. Chest pain that does not have these classic features is called atypical chest pain. Atypical chest pain is less likely to be due to the heart but still could be so testing to rule out the heart may still be indicated, especially if no other source found ...Read more
Evaluate different c: Chest pain that is recurrent implies something that needs to worked up. Considerations include musculoskeletal pain, GI causes, stress/anxiety, cardiac, and pulmonary causes. Workup should focus on a good history of what provokes and what relieves the symptoms as well as their description and associated findings (like exercise tolerance, shortness of breath). A change in functional status etc. ...Read more
Multiple things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more
Need more details...: This could be simple muscle strain or any number of other things, some of which could be serious. Pain is never normal--it is a warning signal and should be evaluated, especially if it persists. If you have accompanying shortness of breath, palpitations, or lightheadedness, do not continue to exercise and certainly see a physician ASAP. ...Read more
Wear and tear can cause degeneration in the vertebral column, and cause discs to deteriorate. The supportive basket, nucleus fibrosis develops small tears. A bulge is minimal perhaps a few millimeters, and is clinically insignificant, but additional disc displacement such as protrusion or herniation may compress ...Read more