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Ashtma And Chest Pains
If you have constant chest pains mostly on the left side and is asthma free what would be the cause?
There are many: Different causes of chest pains. Constant pains are rarely Cardiac. It will be impossible to suggest an accurate diagnosis without additional examination and evaluation. Make an appointment with a health care provider for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
What causes my chest pains? I have been gettin these chest pains for 3-4 years. Pain is very severe. I know it's not asthma. Lasts 5 min to 1hour
See a doc: If the chest pain is severe, you need to see a doctor. I suspect that this may be from an inflammation in the rib cage. If you have large breasts and do not wear a good supportive bra to support them, this may cause chest pain as well. However your description to nonspecific to venture a good guess. If you were much older, the list of potential causes gets much longer. ...Read more
See family doctor: Many potential answers and thus it is time for you to see your family doctor. ...Read more
In the mornings I will cough till I am sick often. Chest xrays appear clear. I passed a lung test after inhalers but asthma not confirmed. Chest pains?
Chest pains chest very tight. I have asthma and COPD. No history of heart problems. My heartbeat per minute is between 60 to 66. Please help ASAP?
Go to ER NOW!: Your chest pain and tightness can be lung-related (asthma, COPD, PE) or heart-related (heart attack) or muscle-related or acid-related (heartburn, reflux). Heart attack, PE, asthma attack or COPD exacerbation can all be life-threatening. You say you take isosorbide mononitrate which is a heart medication. GO TO ER ASAP for IMMEDIATE EVALUATION. ...Read more
Been suffering from left hand side chest pains and funny beats in chest for 6 months. I do have asthma but my inhaler doesn't help. Heart racing also
Not asthma: The description is more consistent with cardiac excitability potentially exacerbated by using your asthma inhaler and less consistent with an asthma exacerbation. Chest pain is difficult to assess without a physical examination and more background information. Please let your physician know about these new symptoms. ...Read more
What is my next move? Shall I take her to a cardiologist for a second opinion? My 14 yr old daughter who has had asthma has been suffering from heart palpitations shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pains and fatigued for weeks. She has been off the as
Yes: Palpitations are often nothing but teen years are when we see a spike in the diagnosis of svt. Her asthma medicines will speed her heart rate anyway which might explain all, but they could help trigger svt. A 24 holter monitor would really help if she is having palpitations on a daily basis. Yes see a pediatric cardiologist. ...Read more
Chest pain right upper side sharp comes and goes have a patent formen ovale and asthma hurts every morning and sometimes in the afternoon hurts help?
See below: If your asthma is uncontrolled and you cough a lot, that may give you chest pain. Or, it may be due to a number of other unrelated things such as muscle strain or spasm, pleurisy, blood clots etc. Foramen ovale may contribute to heart failure. Get yourself checked if this does not resolve with a course of otc pain medicines and changing the position in which you sleep. ...Read more
Make an appointment: To be seen by a health care professional for evaluation. Not an emergency but should be seen within 12-24 hours. ...Read more
I am having trouble with my breathing. I am using my asthma inhalers more than I should. I also have chest pain. What should I do. 19 female?
Emergency room: When a known asthmatic has persistent breathing problems unrelieved by usual medications and or inhalers it's an indication to go to the hospital emergency room for evaluation and treatment. It's important not to get to the point of severe respiratory distress and fatigue. ...Read more
There are many: Possibilities for what you describe. You would be best cared for by establishing with a primary health care provider and having a thorough evaluation and then longitudinal followup with the same provider from now on. Make an appointment now. ...Read more
Doctor eval...: Clinically, the chest pain description can suggest the diagnosis but sometimes, testing is needed to determine whether or not it is due to a cardiac etiology. An ekg and/or stress test, etc. Can determine if the chest pain is due to a cardiac cause. Once this is ruled out, other etiologies, like asthma, musculoskeletal pain, etc. Can then be diagnosed. See a doctor if you have chest pain. ...Read more
My son was diagnosed with asthma 5 yrs ago, he gets sob and chest pain when active but he has never used the inhalor nor had an asthma attack.?
Needs re-evaluation: If he is having such symptoms you should arrange a re-evaluation. You need an asthma action plan, which would outline when you add such things as a daily maintenance inhaler or periodic rescue inhaler. Such a plan would allow you to add care when needed & reduce it when clear. ...Read more
When im jogging I always got chest pain, I don't have relatives or family that got asthma or heart problem. Is it normal?
Musculoskeletal: At your age and sex, you need a doctor to listen to your heart for a murmur, which will likely not be found. The problem is probably musculoskeletal and due to stress on your chest wall joints where ribs join cartilage (gristle) of the sternum (breast bone). I have sometimes seen such symptoms in women with exceedingly large breasts. With asthma one gets significantly short of breath and wheezy. ...Read more
I have been having chest pain since Thursday breathing issues and left arm and left keg achy ASAP response please I have asthma as well?
How do I stop asthma attacks so I can excercise? I can't excercise 10 minutes with out being short of breath having chest pain and lightheadness.
Can you have pneumonia w/ the only symptom being intermittent chest pain? Had flu/prolonged sinusitis. Have asthma. Peak flows are really good (500+)
Unlikely: If you have pneumonia, you would likely have a cough, fever, or problem breathing. At your age, heart disease is not a strong suspect unless you are diabetic. Need to consult your doctor re. The chest pain- I could have given you a better answer if you had specified the location of the location, duration, triggers, or character of the chest pain. ...Read more
Can asthma cause chest pain when moving my upper torso? When I lay down in some positions the pain goes away. When sitting is worst. I don't cough @all
I suffer from mitro vavle prolaps & has asthma as welk I'm 29 weeks in my pregnany and been experiencing chest pain on the right side & hurts to inhal?
Evaluation needed: Difficulty breathing on inhalation and unilateral chest pain raises possibilities of pneumonia, pleurisy (inflammation of the lining of the lungs) and even blood clots. During pregnancy, it is prudent to take these symptoms seriously and have a thorough evaluation by your doctor. If mom can't breathe, baby can't breathe. ...Read more
I have had chest pain on the left side upon inhaling, gets better if I lean forward. Also hurts as I sit up after lying down. I have asthma...
I understand your discomfort.
Please see your physician immediately for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I'm 16 years old and I have asthma. When I woke up this morning I had chest pain and it hasn't gone away. I slept partially my stomach and side.
May need review: If it persists despite simple pain killers, or you feel tight chest and short of breath, please seek medical advice at the emergency department ...Read more
My last asthma attack happens when I was 9. Ow 21, I feel the symptoms of ait are slowing coming back. Chest pain, short breathe. What should I do?
Asthma returns: It is common for asthma symptoms to recur. Usually the trigger is occupational exposure or infection. It's helpful that you recognized the symptoms. See your doctor for examination, lung function test and appropriate treatment. If symptoms occur more than twice a week during the day or twice a month at night, even if lung function is normal, then a daily controller medication is needed. ...Read more
Feel a little out of breath whenever I cough (dry). Very minor chest pain. Had cough for past week. Never had asthma though grandpa died from it.?
? Asthma: Better visit your doctor, need to rule out asthma or heart problem, unlikely, if a bronchodilator helps, most probably you would have a reactive airway disease, sorry for your grandfather, but asthma isn't a hereditary disease, and not every asthmatic die of asthma, it is rather a highly controlable disease, many Olympic gold medalists have the disease and lead a very healthy life with treatment ...Read more
Can asthma cause chest pain when moving my body? In some positions the pain goes away. Sitting is worst. I don't cough at all. Also difficult breathing
Chest pain: Yes it could be and get seen soon ...Read more
When ever I go to sleep...I can't breathe and I cough a lot sometimes. I also have asthma. Sometimes I feel chest pain?
I'm having chest pain it feels like pressure and sore and my asthma is acting up a little and some light headedness what can I do?
Call EMS: If your home nebs / treatment not working to improve your symptoms and see feeling tight with pain and lightheaded, then time for 911. ...Read more
I have COPD &asthma, I am haffing difficulty breathing and chest pain, feels like someone is sitting on my chest. Should I go to the er?
YES!!: You need to go to the er immediately to make sure you are not having a heart attack. If you are, the sooner it is diagnosed, the quicker it can be treated to prevent heart damage. Call 911; do not drive yourself! Good luck! ...Read more
I have asthma. I have back pain and today woke up with chest pain. Only when I breathe does my back and chest hurt do I have an infection?
Probably not: Asthma causes one to have muscle pains especially if u have been coughing a lot and not well controlled. Chest pain from constant coughing is quite common. Back pain can also result from overuse of respiratory muscles in the back. Signs of infection wld be presence of fever, lethargy, bringing out a lot of colored phlegm, and worsening of asthma itself. If worried get urself checked. ...Read more