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Are arm and chest pains associated with pituitary tumors?

Are arm and chest pains associated with pituitary tumors?

Not commonly: These are not common symptoms of pituitary tumors...But they could occur if the tumor is producing too much thyroid or adrenal (cortisol) hormones. When someone complains of arm or chest pain, we worry more about the heart or lung rather than the pituitary. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chastain
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Pituitary Disorders (Definition)

Pituitary disorders are a group of conditions that affect the pituitary gland, which is responsible for making many important hormones that tell other glands in the body to produce hormones such as thyroid hormone, growth ...Read more


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What would cause chronic left arm and chest pains in young adult? Had problem on and off for past year or 2. Clean cardiac eval when it first started.

What would cause chronic left arm and chest pains in young adult? Had problem on and off for past year or 2. Clean cardiac eval when it first started.

Herniated disc: If cardiac is ruled out a c6 radiculopathy is a possibility. It can cause pain in the pec and radiating symptoms down the same arm. An evaluation with your physician and an MRI might shed light, . ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have radiated pain on my left arm, and chest pains all through my chest? Also, I have pain in my lower right side of front torso, when i breathe. I also am having trouble breathing. Answers?

I : I can not diagnose this. I am answering this three days after it was written. Worst case scenario- chest pain radiating down your left arm with difficulty breathing can be what laymen refer to as a heart attack. I hope that you had it worked up by now and that it was not a heart attack. ...Read more

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I've been having upper chest pain and some tightness but no pains in my arms ?

I've been having upper chest pain and some tightness but no pains in my arms ?

Exam: Without ekg and detailed exam impossible to diagnose. You need to see a doctor to rule out cardiac ischemia. Do not delay. ...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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Should i go see the er i am having chest pains and pain up and down my right arm and neck and head?

Should i go see the er i am having chest pains and pain up and down my right arm and neck and head?

Doctor can evaluate: A person with chest pain needs a doctor's evaluation, often at the E.R., to rule out a heart attack. Depending on age and other risk factors, a heart attack can be less likely or more likely. Since a person can't really tell, she gets evaluated at the E.R. just to be on the safe side. Lung disorders and rib cage problems are possible causes of chest pain too. ...Read more

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I have the flu and am struggling to breath with bad chest pains and shooting pains down my left arm?

I have the flu and am struggling to breath with bad chest pains and shooting pains down my left arm?

See a doctor: This no longer sounds like influenza. If flu to begin with this can predispose you to secondary acute bacterial pneumonia which can be potentially very severe and even fatal. Please go to an emergency room asap and be examined and treated. Do not wait. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more