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Depends on cause...: If it is due to a lung issue, you need to see a pulmonologist, if it is musculoskeletal a physical therapist might help. It may also be due to acid reflux from your stomach when the intra-thoracic and intra-abdominal pressures are raised with coughing, so you may need to see a gastroenterologist. Check with your doctor. ...Read more
I am 38 years old. I have had a burning chest pain for almost 24 hours, sometimes sharp pains. What might be happening?
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Sharp chest pains that get worse at night, wake up with burning chest pain, frequent coughing every day. Been going on for atleast a month. Diagnosis?
I was diagnosed with pancreatitis tues. The past hr or so I've been having a sharp burning chest pain. Could they be related. My last lipase was at 932?
Indirectly: The question is, why do you have pancreatitis? Your profile states that you don't drink alcohol. The 2nd most common cause is gall stones. Gall bladder disease can cause chest pain (atypically) that mimics heart burn and may be cause. The location suggests esophageal origin. Further eval is indicated. ...Read more
I am a 26 year old female. I have been experiencing burning chest pain in the center of my chest for 24 hours. Antacids have not helped. Advice?
Time to see your doc: Chest pain described as burning that is not relieved with antiacids needs medical attention. Otc meds such as prevecid, tums, prilosec, zantac can be tried, but if it continues, you may have something else, like a stricture or severe peptic ulcer or bleeding ulcer. You will need carafate (sucralfate) and other prescription meds. You may need a scope to verify the problem. You may need a test for h.Pylori. ...Read more
Urgent! Burning chest pain when breathin all day no relief started after waking up nonstop no sob cause? History: hbp palps angina tachy minimal
Urgent: If you are that distressed, go to the doctor. If you have already done so and haven't asked what is going on, do so. There are many possibilities and out on the web an answer isn't likely to be forthcoming. ...Read more
Can asbestos exposure impact the digestive sys. I was xposed 3mo ago briefly and now I have a lot of belching/ burning/ chest pain all after exposre.
Can the flu start as chills with an achy body, a low grade temp, off and on chills and then burning chest & a bit of nausea?
Yes: All of this is possible, but for an accurate diagnosis you should undergo testing which can be done in your doctor's office. ...Read more
18 year old was on tegretol for 10 years for epilepsy now having problems with burning chest lying down or jogging please help?
Having burning chest pain, had many tests already, been going on three months, no relief, had too many CT scans, I believe its my lungs, any thoughts?
Daughter had a head cold last week. Was better for 3-4 days. Now has a unproductive wet cough and burning chest with low grade fever?
Sinusitis or???: Certainly post-nasal drip could be responsible for her symptom of cough and even burning chest, but in the presence of fever it's important to get her evaluated as she could have something that's going to require antibiotics to get over (bronchitis, sinusitis, pneumonia...) ...Read more
Cold has hung on for a couple of weeks, now includes burning chest pain. Constant barking cough. No fever. Should I wait it out or see a doctor?
I've been coughing constantly for 2days I have no other symptoms except nasal drainage/stuffiness n burning chest is it allergies or a slight cold?
20 year old female who's drank nothing but soda since age 7. I have shortness of breath, burning chest pain & pain under right rib. Gallbladder? Help!
Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking more history, physical examination and may be imaging studies. How much do you weigh? If you are overweight, the first thing to do would be to lose weight. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more
I get classic angina symptoms. Sob, burning chest, pain in left arm, sweat. Yet heart supposedly checks out fine. What else could this be? Still heart?
L/s sharp burning chest pain 6-7 on pain scale during the day & after a burning pain in l/s neck 5-6 on pain scale cause? Hist:htn pcos
Go see your doctor: For a complete evaluation, and to rule out any significant or occult diagnosis. ...Read more
I used a wire cutter to cut wires from a Christmas tree for1 hr. Then, I got burning chest pain (left&middle), weakness, short of breath. Harmful to heart?
Muscular: My opinion is that the prolonged activity caused pectoral muscular strain bringing on your symptoms. Associated chest wall tenderness and rib cage discomfort on chest wall motions would point to chest wall strain as the source of your complaint. If you have continued concern, consult your physician for evaluation and advice. ...Read more
Had right shoulder/neck pain for 3 months. Now also having burning chest pain in right side, and asthma-like symptoms. Inhaler helps, but not for long?
Not related: Your right sided pain may come from the cervical spine and I urge you to consult an orthopedist before things get worse. As for your asthma, you need a controller drug (usually an inhaled steroid) on a daily basis and again this needs to be prescribed by your doctor. Talk to your doctor soon before your asthma gets worse. ...Read more