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Chest pain & between shldr blades. Worse lying down. Better standing. History sle. Cta norm except lung scarring. Rheum says not heart. Pulm says not lung. Health profess. 9 hr days. Pain very real. Advice?

Chest pain & between shldr blades. Worse lying down. Better standing. History sle. Cta norm except lung scarring. Rheum says not heart. Pulm says not lung. Health profess. 9 hr days. Pain very real. Advice?

Worse breathing?: Pattern: worse lying down and better sitting up (especially leaning forward)-very suggestive of pericarditis which would not show up on a ct angio. Pain worse with deep breath? (usually would be). Sle is a common cause. Echo is indicated to r/o effusion. Sed rate is commonly up. Colcrys (as you list) is good - taking 0.6 mg bid? Nsaid or steroid pulse may be necessary. Pain won't respond to butran. ...Read more

Dr. Barry Press
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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more


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I am 32 yrs n I just found out I have septal scarring I was in the hospital for awhile with chest pains they said I had a heart attack can this be tre?

I am 32 yrs n I just found out I have septal scarring I was in the hospital for awhile with chest pains they said I had a heart attack can this be tre?

Heart attck: Heart disease can involve men and women of any age, although advancing age poses greater risk. Although uncommon, it certainly would be possible for you to have had an ischemic area of the heart that registers as a heart attack on an ecg. ...Read more

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I have 3 clogged arterys in my heart very high heart rate 180 chest pains n pressure n septal scarring I'm 32 what can be done it's scary?

I have 3 clogged arterys in my heart very high heart rate 180 chest pains n pressure n septal scarring I'm 32 what can be done it's scary?

See cardiologist: This is not something that can or should be managed online. See a cardiologist who will follow and make appropriate recommendations for monitoring and therapy. ...Read more

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I have lots of chest pain and family history of heart attacks at young age. I've had EKG nuclear stress and echo. Should I still worry its continuing?

I have lots of chest pain and family history of heart attacks at young age. I've had EKG nuclear stress and echo. Should I still worry its continuing?

Don't worry: You should not worry but you should get it further evaluated to determine the cause. Common conditions would include costochondritis, chest wall muscle spasms, referred pain from gall bladder, and artery spasms. You should get a holter or other continous ekg device to make sure you perform an ekg during an episode of the pain. ...Read more

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Why was my younger brother rushed to hospital for emergent heart catheterization after severe crushing chest pain. Didn't have heart attack BUT his troponin level was high? Got discharged 2 days later.

Why was my younger brother rushed to hospital for emergent heart catheterization after severe crushing chest pain. Didn't have heart attack BUT his troponin level was high? Got discharged 2 days later.

My understanding is: That if he had these symptoms and his serial troponins were high, then he by definition DID have a heart attack, despitewhat the catheterization showed. This would be spasm of the coronaries, not blockage. It is called Prinzmetal's angina and can cause a heart attack with clean coronaries ...Read more

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What causes a chest pain near the heart?

What causes a chest pain near the heart?

Many causes: Causes of chest pain include: angina, heart attack, GERD, costochondritis, muscle strain, anxiety, pleurisy, peptic ulcer, shingles, pulmonary embolism. For more patient information go to > http://bit. Ly/1KCXC9E ...Read more

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Having chest pain near the heart what this could be please?

Having chest pain near the heart what this could be please?

Many things: There are several causes for chest pain near the heart. The most serious include unstable angina/impending heart attack, heart attack (myocardial infarction), aortic dissection, and pulmonary embolism.
Other causes include pericarditis, esophageal spasm, esophagitis, costochondritis, or gerd.

Since many of these can feel similarly, and timing is vital, prompt medical evaluation is important. ...Read more

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Mild chest pain near the heart.?

Mild chest pain near the heart.?

Anything: 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. ...Read more

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I have chest pain and increase heart rate?

I have chest pain and increase heart rate?

Chest pain: Lots of possible causes for chest pain and increased heart rate. Need to see a doctor to work out. ...Read more

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Mild chest pain scared it could be heart related?

Mild chest pain scared it could be heart related?

Chest pain.: Theoretically speaking, any chest pain COULD be heart-related, although that doesn't mean that it IS heart-related. Depends on you as an individual - specific symptoms, associated symptoms, risk factors, habits, testing results. ...Read more

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Can stress make you get strong chest pain by the heart?

Can stress make you get strong chest pain by the heart?

Possibly, but...: A person can have many physical symptoms when the body is trying to cope with stress. However, chest pain can have many causes, including heart disease and bold clots in the lung. So it's important to see a health care provider for an examination and appropriate tests to rule out a potentially life threatening problem. ...Read more

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What could this weird chest pain (not a heart issue) be?

What could this weird chest pain (not a heart issue) be?

Anything: 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 she sleeps on her stomach she could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. ...Read more

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Can left chest pain when twisting the torso be heart-related?

No: At your age and with your atypical symptoms very doubtful. ...Read more

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I have pressure on right side of heart could that be causing my chest pain?

Yes? Maybe?: Chest pain and chest pressure are often related. If they came on at the same time, suspect that they're related. Chest pain and pressure can be serious matters and consult with your doc is advised. ...Read more

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Chest pain from over exercising of the heart or anxiety, how do I treat this?

Chest pain from over exercising of the heart or anxiety, how do I treat this?

Stress test: If you haven't had a stress test, you should. The test is indicated for people at risk for coronary disease (42 yo male) who have undiagnosed chest pain (you) and especially if you want to exercise safely. Do it right away! Don't push yourself until you've passed it! ...Read more

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I'm having really bad sharp chest pain right under my heart. Happens frequently?

I'm having really bad sharp chest pain right under my heart. Happens frequently?

It sounds like: A visit to your doctor is in order. If you don't have a doctor, or need an idea of where to look for one, consider a visit to urgent care. Often they can get the evaluation started and then recommend someone for follow up. Alternatively, you might try calling HealthTap and arranging for a virtual consult with one of our doctors to get you started. You need a history taken, a physical +/- lab tests ...Read more

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27F 242lbs 5'8. chest pain heart racing as if I just workedout. What should I do?

Chest pain: Go get checked out there are many possibilities and its safer to get seen and evaluated. ...Read more

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Help please! Is an unusual chest pain in the right side a symptom of a heart stroke?

Help please! Is an unusual chest pain in the right side a symptom of a heart stroke?

See your doctor: You will need a more thorough history to be taken, an examination and some tests to figure out why you are feeling that way. It could be anything from dehydration, to heartburn to flu to something more serious... ...Read more

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Why do I get chest pain (like if it was my heart that hurts) when I take a deep breaths?

Why do I get chest pain (like if it was my heart that hurts) when I take a deep breaths?

Not likely the heart: You are describing chest wall (usually musculoskeletal) pain, not cardiac discomfort. Can also be caused by inflammation of the lining of the lung (pleurisy). Physical stress or injury (over exercise or "pulled muscle") or local viral or other underlying infections may be playing a role. If not responsive to rest, local heat, muscle relaxants or mild analgesics, you need to talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Been having heart pulpitations for months now and am getting chest pain in my right side?

Been having heart pulpitations for months now and am getting chest pain in my right side?

Palpitations: The short answer: yes. You could be having intermittent irregular heart rhythms putting you at significant risk for stroke, as well as heart attack. I would strongly urge you to see your doctor or visit an emergency room as soon as possible. Many things could be the cause, some potentially very serious. ...Read more

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What to do if I keep having sharp chest pain on my left side near my heart what could it be?

What to do if I keep having sharp chest pain on my left side near my heart what could it be?

Muscle: You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this withstretch it out slowly.. If this doesn't resolve the problem see your primary care provider that provider. ...Read more

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Temporary chest pain situated near heart/left part of my chest, relieved with deeper breaths?

Noncardiac pain: Likely this is a plural type pain that may be related to inflammation, infection or simply a passing pain of no significance. If it continues, you need to evaluate this more carefully with your physician ...Read more

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Can you please tell me if one has chest pain, will your heart rate rise or stay the same? Thankyou

Chest pain: Heart rate can vary from normal, high or low based on the underlying cause of the chest pain and medications you are on. ...Read more

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My heart has been fluttering a lot and its accompanied by constant chest pain. What do you suggest?

See your doc for ekg: In your age group, first thing that comes to mind is a rhythm disturbance such as atrial flutter or fib. Both can be controlled with medication. Sometimes, they can cardiovert them, other times they can abalate the pathway to correct them. In any case, you need lab work and an ekg for diagnosis. Rarely, cardiac ischemic can be etiology in these cases. ...Read more

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I have lots of chest pain in my heart after I exercise to the point where I feel faint. What to do?

Hello again: I told you to go to er asap when I answered your last question re chest pain spreading to arm. So I will reiterate go to er! ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


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Cicatrix (Definition)

Cicatrix = wound scar due to formation & ...Read more