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Breastbone Is Burning And Short Of Breath
Discomfort on right side of chest (feels like lung) short of breath because of this, and pain if i breath all the way in.?
How long?: How long have you felt this way? Do you have a fever, cough? Are you producing sputum if you cough? Did the pain come on suddenly or gradually? Are you sweating at night? To render a diagnosis i would need to answer these questions, examine you, and get a chest x-ray. If you really can't breath at all, go to the er via ambulance. If its mildly bad, get seen today by a local doctor. ...Read more
Sharp pain on my chest and throat, frequent burping, ear pain and shortness of breath. What is this? Is this gerd?
It could be: Most of your symptoms are compatible with GERD. GERD can cause burping, chest and throat burning or sharp pain, and occasional shortness of breath. I'm not sure the ear pain is related. That being said, there are other things that can cause chest pain. If you haven't already, you should see your doctor who can take a full history and examine you. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Several things: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Ears and neck hurt about week and 1/2. Short of breath and chest pain with deep breath. Is this bronchitis?
Or pneumonia: Sounds like u r having some difficulties w/ breathing & some associated aches / pains. It could b brnchitis, but also pneumonia (if fever) or an esophageal spasm or cardiac issues. Without a physical exam by a doctor & some more information, it will be imposible to be definitive. Are/were u a smoker? Asthma? Heartburn? TTYD or use HealthTap Prime to schedule a visit & get some answers. Be healthy! ...Read more
Soreness where my heart is and it comes and goes often like contractions no shortness of breath or nausea or heavy pressure any ideas?
CP: Do you have any risk factors for cad? Like family history of heart attacks, obesity, hbp, diabetes, high chol, smoking, etc you need a ECG and stress test. The pain is not typical for heart problem but I am very aggressive with CP associated with two or more risk factors. Possibilities are chest wall pain like costochondritis or muscle sprain or spasm at chest- pain during deep breath & palpation. ...Read more
Constant burping and shortness of breath and can't complete a yawn and tightness in the left side of my chest when i take deep breaths what could cause?
Yawning: These myriad signs require a physical exam and a more in depth history. Please go see a physician in person. ...Read more
Is there a difference between stress-related chest/ arm discomfort and exercise-related chest heaviness and a choking sensation in the throat?
Prickly chest pain, almost like a needle in center of chest, some chest tightness and shortness of breath but not severe. Headache. Asthma? ER?
See doctor...: You likely have bronchospasm that needs to be treated. If you are severely short of breath (like cannot walk around the house), go to the ER. You likely need bronchodilator inhaler and perhaps a steroid inhaler. The body can compensate for quite a while, thus giving you normal oxygen sats. But that doesn't mean there is nothing wrong. See doc ASAP and, if you smoke, quit immediately!! Good luck!!! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes, anxiety can cause both shortness of breath and chest discomfort.However, before attributing those symptoms to anxiety, your physician should take a thorough history,perform a complete physical examination and order appropriate tests to rule out cardiac or pulmonary causes of your symptoms. Referrals to cardiologist and pulmonologist may be advised. ...Read more
Extreme pain under center of abdomen under ribs. So severer it causes nausea,vomiting,dizziness and shortness of breath. And Severe sweats. ?
Breathlessness and I have a tickling narrowing feeling at the end of each breath and heaviness in centre-slight left. No history of asthma any causes?
Multiple: Shortness of breath may be caused by a number of underlying conditions, including asthma, cardiac disease, embolism, muscle fatigue and pulmonary hypertension. Your physician may order a pulmonary function test with and without a bronchodilator, an EKG and a Chest radiograph after obtaining a detailed medical history and physical examination to help determine the cause. ...Read more
Short of breath w/normal activity temporary sharp pain usually under breast or in shoulder blade area of back when i breathe sweating heavy breathing?
Pleuritic ?: Recommend evaluation with your physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
Shortness of breath, tightness of chest and dry throat when feeling sad. What is this? Is it normal ? And is it Dangerous?
Normal.: Sadness sometimes causes symptoms of tightness in the chest , shortness of breath, dry throat , bodily aches and pains, loss of taste along with sleep disturbances and decreased energy and tiredness. It is not dangerous but these symptoms may affect the quality of your life so, please seek help. Seeing your PCP is a good start. ...Read more
What could cause a sharp pain in the back of ribs when breath deeply or straighten back or lay on it? No shortness of breath but fair amount of pain
Maybe pleurisy: What you describe sounds like it could be pleurisy which has many causes, some of which can be serious. There are other possibilities including a problem with the rib itself. These all warrant a visit with a local doctor to examine you and potentially do some further testing. ...Read more
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