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Chest pain, leg pain, shortness of breath, left arm pain, dizzyness, brushed lumpy rash on my arm?

Chest pain, leg pain, shortness of breath, left arm pain, dizzyness, brushed lumpy rash on my arm?

Needs exam: Those symptoms could be something serious. You need to go to be seen by a physician. At your age it is unlikely to be heart but not impossible. Also the shortness of breath needs to rule out a blood clot. Also a venomous insect bite may cause symptoms. Be safe and get seen. ...Read more

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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more


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Heart palpitations, left arm pain, chest pressure, shortness of breath. What are these symptoms of?

Heart palpitations, left arm pain, chest pressure, shortness of breath. What are these symptoms of?

It can be signs and: Symptoms of coronary artery disease. If symptoms worse during activities and improve with rest the probability of heart problem increase. Do u have any risk factors? Obesity, smoking, high blood pressure and chol, family history, sedentary lifestyle, diabetes, kidney problems? Each of the above will increase probability too. Get doctor evaluation asap for a better history and physical. ...Read more

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Sudden Pain under ribs/chest in throat and teeth. No arm pain, no sweating, shortness of breath, 60mg predinisole and opramazole for last 5 days?

Sudden Pain under ribs/chest in throat and teeth. No arm pain, no sweating, shortness of breath, 60mg predinisole and opramazole for last 5 days?

? prednisone effect?: 60mg is a high dose of prednisone and you are obviously on omeprazole to attempt to block gastrointestinal side effects. The symptoms you describe could be prednisone effects on the GI system causing radiated pain. If the pain persists for more than 20-30 minutes you need to go to the ER for an evaluation and follow up with your PCP. ...Read more

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Heavy chest short of breath racing heart naseous headache left arm pain dizzy wento ER d d dimer 938 what's this mean?

Heavy chest short of breath racing heart naseous headache left arm pain dizzy wento ER d d dimer 938 what's this mean?

It means you should: Many things potentially, and its foolish to think we will know the answer without a lot more informaiton, history, physical exam, and maybe other tests. From panic attacks with a bruised knee to severe blood clots in the lung and everything in between. Do you smoke? Use oral contraceptives? This is a great place to answer some questions (like "what is a pe? "), not a good place to get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Classic cardiac symtoms. Fatigue, nausea, chest, back, jaw, arm pain, short of breath. Yet all previous heart tests are fine, should I push for angio?

Classic cardiac symtoms. Fatigue, nausea, chest, back, jaw, arm pain, short of breath. Yet all previous heart tests are fine, should I push for angio?

U R young follow.. .: ....The advice of ur cardiologist. Don't push 4 it, he has many years of training ; experience ; ur best source 2 this question. Angiography is not without complications, b careful of what u wish (push) 4. ...Read more

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What can be done for left arm pain, tingling and shortness of breath?

What can be done for left arm pain, tingling and shortness of breath?

Worrisome symptoms: Such symptoms could represent a "heart attack" it would be best to get this checked out by a doctor or emergency room very soon. ...Read more

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15 year old female suffering palpitations and left arm pain with shortness of breath and other symptoms like faintness, any idea why?

15 year old female suffering palpitations and left arm pain with shortness of breath and other symptoms like faintness, any idea why?

Get checked: Panic and anxiety can cause similar symptoms to heart and lung symptoms. Any physical issues can usually be easily detected with a checkup. Never hesitate to ask a doctor to take a closer look; either way, good health begins with information. ...Read more

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Wake up with shortness of breath chest discomfort burning squeezig center of chest spreads to arms.

Wake up with shortness of breath chest discomfort burning squeezig center of chest spreads to arms.

Symptoms: Lots of possibilities. At your age esophageal reflux is probably the leading candidate for what your experiencing though as I said other possibilities also exist. ...Read more

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Hi I keep getting sharp pains in my left arm after exercion no shortness of breath or chest pain?

Hi I keep getting sharp pains in my left arm after exercion no shortness of breath or chest pain?

Importance of risk: Dependent on age, family history, risk factors and life-style. ... the complaint most probably is musculo-skeletal vs cardiac in origin. A clear professional evaluation is indicated, especially for recurring symptoms. Every human does not develop the classical signs of serious heart disease. Therefore. .. dependent on the risk indicated above. .. professional evaluation should be sought. ...Read more

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Tingling sensation that starts on arm becomes very painful. Pain travels to chest. It affects both sides of chest. Pain leads to shortness of breath?

Tingling sensation that starts on arm becomes very painful. Pain travels to chest. It affects both sides of chest. Pain leads to shortness of breath?

See your physician: YUOu are too young to have most, but not all kinds of heart disease. In addition, problems in the cervicale spine can affect the nerves the these areas. Anxiety is another potential cause. IN short, you need to see your physician to sort out the possibilities and provide a treatable answer. ...Read more

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Left side upper arm chest pain. After doing something. Shortness of breath can not lift on left. Pain from under arm pit and chest.

Any: Any chest and arm pain must be taken seriously. Chest pain or arm pain can be caused by cardiac pain. Cardiac pain can be accompanied by shortness of breath, sweating, palpitations, or nausea. Lung pain is usually associated with shortness of breath, fever, or cough. Pain from the large arteries in the chest such as the aorta can cause pain that radiate to the back. Persistent or new chest pain should always be medically evaluated. ...Read more

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I feel heavy or tightness on my left chest and numbness on my left arm, then shortness of breath and weakness?

Go to ER: Cannot tell you over internet what cause is, however it is concerning for possibly originating from your heart, so you need to go to the er for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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I was seen in the ER an was admitted for a week for chest pain and shortness of breath. The problem is still here. And I get pains my arms as well.?

Let me explain?: Chest pain may be a symptom of a number of serious conditions and is generally considered a medical emergency. Even though it may be determined that the pain is non-cardiac in origin, this is often a diagnosis of exclusion made after ruling out more serious causes of the pain. Pulmonary, gi, chest wall. Psychological and other. ...Read more

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Today I started having tightness in my chest and shortness of breath. And for the past 3-4 weeks my left arm will go numb for a few minutes...Then back to normal. Please help me.

Today I started having tightness in my chest and shortness of breath. And for the past 3-4 weeks my left arm will go numb for a few minutes...Then back to normal. Please help me.

I: I do not know your age or risk factors. You describe having chest tightness, shortness of breath and numbness of your left arm. I am answering this 19 hours after you wrote it. If you are having this type of chest pain call 911. Even if the pain has subsided this needs to be evaluated to ensure that you are not having a heart attack or angina. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of arm, chest pain numbness in hand as well as shortness of breath?

What are possible causes of arm, chest pain numbness in hand as well as shortness of breath?

Heart attack: If all the symptoms are on the left and sometimes even on the right, the heart attack would be the first to check for and rule out, also pulmonary emboli, musculoskeletal causes like costochondritis, but in any case if you have those symptoms you need to go to er asap as it can be life threatening. ...Read more

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I have bad chest pain, shortness of breath and now my arm gets numb when this happens. My doctor said im fine though?

Not fine enough: I don't think you are fine enough -- so find another doctor or get a second opinion and get yourself evaluated again! ...Read more

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Tingling & numbness in left arm from shoulder to fingers Have been experiencing heavy chest & shortness of breath for couple of weeks & pain in back?

Tingling & numbness in left arm from shoulder to fingers Have been experiencing heavy chest & shortness of breath for couple of weeks & pain in back?

May be heart disease: Suggest seeing a cardiologist soon
The symptoms suggest abnormal blood flow of your coronary arteries.
My be due to other causes as well but you must first rule out ischemic heart problems first ...Read more

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Arm chest pain numness in hand shortness of breath, what to do?

Arm chest pain numness in hand shortness of breath, what to do?

Shortness of breath: These are serious symptoms that need to be addressed with cardiac workup. ...Read more

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Sx of chest pain shortness of breath pain in arms sharp headache pains all come and go. Cardio and gastro have Ben cleared. Could this all be anxiety?

Maybe: Although these symptoms may be caused by anxiety, medical causes must be ruled out first. If medical evaluation is complete - recommend psychiatric/ psychological evaluation to make a definitive diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more

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I started having chest pains and shortness of breath, dizziness, numbness in my left arm 4 days ago. Numbness has lessened but my pulse is 120 at rest?

I started having chest pains and shortness of breath, dizziness, numbness in my left arm 4 days ago. Numbness has lessened but my pulse is 120 at rest?

Possibly anxiety: Depending on your age and cardio risk factors anxiety could be your problem. Pulse of 120 should be looked into if persists. There are many possibilities. Ie pinch nerve in neck, heart arrhythmia, or coronary artery disease. I would see my pcp. ...Read more

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My left arm (upper inside only) hurts when I move it certain ways. No chest pain or shortness of breath. Sign of heart attack? Hx of dvts

No heart attack: Not likely DVT, or PE either, unless you're also experiencing shortness of breath. More likely muscle or tendon issue (overuse, perhaps?). Hope that helps. ...Read more

Arm Pain (Definition)

Arm pain can mean many things. See a hand or ...Read more