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Burning pain starting in right chest and spreading thought chest, staying under pictorial muscles. I do cardio often. It's a sudden, and vanished 2 min?

Burning pain starting in right chest and spreading thought chest, staying under pictorial muscles. I do cardio often. It's a sudden, and vanished 2 min?

Differential d: A description of types of chest pain and which types may require emergency care. ... Always seek emergency care right away if you think you're having different symptoms like-a heart attack.Tightness or squeezing; feeling of heaviness; dull ache; burning sensation, chest pain can sometimes start in or spread to other areas of the upper body. Sometimes, heart burn can do similar way. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I have a burning sensation and pain that feels almost like a pulled muscle on the right side of my chest. What could be some of the possibilities? Thx

I have a burning sensation and pain that feels almost like a pulled muscle on the right side of my chest. What could be some of the possibilities? Thx

Have it looked at: While a pulled pectoral muscle may cause pain and abnormal sensation, it's important to have it looked at to make sure it's not from an underlying cardiac condition. One differentiating factor is the muscle pain is oftentimes reproducible - if you push on it, it will hurt more - whereas cardiac pain may not be. However, without knowing further details - it's importan to see your internist/fp soon. ...Read more

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Treating Muscle Strain (Checklist)

Determine cause, if possible
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Try R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compression, elevation)
Daily
Ease back into activity. Don't overdo it!
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Consider physical therapy or range-of-motion massage
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Should i be concerned if I am hearing popping noises by heart? I also have burning sensation on chest, arms, pins and needles, muscle loss,

Should i be concerned if I am hearing popping noises by heart? I also have burning sensation on chest, arms, pins and needles, muscle loss,

Burning sensation: Yes, this is something to be concerned about. I can't speak to the "popping" noises that you are having, but the numbness/tingling/burning most likely is due to nerve compression at a high thoracic spine level. You need to see a physician and have an MRI ordered to evaluate if you have cord compression from a disc herniation or some other secondary cause. ...Read more

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I have a herniated disc at t3-t4 from an accident burning pain in chest and muscle pain is this bad?

I have a herniated disc at t3-t4 from an accident  burning pain in chest and muscle pain is this bad?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... It sounds like you are experiencing nerve pain. Before we can say if this bad, we need to know how severe is your conditions. Please see a pain management doctor or spine surgeon, you might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Headaches, muscle pain, tingling in arm, chest pain, swelling, joint pain and urinary burning that comes but goes away on its own happening for 6 mths?

Headaches, muscle pain, tingling in arm, chest pain, swelling, joint pain and urinary burning that comes but goes away on its own happening for 6 mths?

Wide array: That's a lot of varied symptoms. To get a better handle on this, you may need to see your physician for blood work and a review of any medications you may be taking. ...Read more

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I have the following symptoms: burning feeling in my chest and stomach. Numbness, pain and abnormal sensations in the arms and legs (on the left side). Muscle weakness and aches. Is this neuropathy?

I have the following symptoms: burning feeling in my chest and stomach. Numbness, pain and abnormal sensations in the arms and legs (on the left side). Muscle weakness and aches. Is this neuropathy?

Young but not health: At your age you are expected to be healthy and well. It looks like you have excess of stress from some source(s).You need more support from family and friends and reduce the stress in your life. You should go for daily walk every morning and gradually increase the distance upto a couple of miles of a brisk walk daily.This will help strengthen your mind and calm your nerves. You have no neuropathy. ...Read more

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Feeling faint legs are weak after wlking shrt time.Felt some burning in chest not acid reflx. Shortness of breath pain behind left pectoral muscle.Hlp?

Feeling faint legs are weak after wlking shrt time.Felt some burning in chest not acid reflx. Shortness of breath pain behind left pectoral muscle.Hlp?

Get help in person: As a general rule, i instruct my patient that if they ever think it is possible they are having a heart attack, then it is possible they are having a heart attack and should be evaluated as if they are. You have lots of medical problems, and certainly women (and diabetics) can have pain that is different from the "classic" description. I suggest you go to the er or see your doc asap. ...Read more

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