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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (side: both) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: moderate).

I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (side: both) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: moderate).

Chest pain: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. If you are having symptoms currently go to the Emergency Department NOW! ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (better by: rest) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (side: left) (severity: moderate). The foll...

I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (better by: rest) (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (side: left) (severity: moderate). The foll...

Need information: Stinging burning pain sounds like inflamed nerve, and if only on one side, could be a pinched nerve or early shingles (herpes zoster), but it is important to know if it is aggravated by breathing or twisting or movement, if it causes shortness of breath, dizziness or lightheadedness, or it there are other associated symtpoms. Either see a doctor for evaluation or consult with Healthtap doctor. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, sensation of tearing pain, stinging or burning sensation) (better by...

I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, sensation of tearing pain, stinging or burning sensation) (better by...

Chest pain: Much more information about your symptoms is required in order to make a diagnosis. A physician will take a thorough history, perform a physical examination and order appropriate tests in order to make a diagnosis. Chest discomfort can emanate from the rib cage, lungs, heart, aorta, breast or esophagus. A pinched nerve or muscle in the rib cage may be the culprit in your case. ...Read more

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Stinging/burning pain on left side of chest more towards the middle? Can spicy food cause this?

Stinging/burning pain on left side of chest more towards the middle? Can spicy food cause this?

Sure: I can be acid reflux or GERD or some other upper GI issue. Have an exam to rule out other possibilities too. I'd hate to miss spicy food, but some need to avoid it for a time or forever Be evaluated and do what's best for you! ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, stinging or burning sensation) (worsened by: after sudden movements, ...

I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, stinging or burning sensation) (worsened by: after sudden movements, ...

Musculoskeletal: Hi
Sorry to hear that you have been having pain. Likely what your are describing will get better on its own eventually. Rest from physical activity that strains that area will help. Possibly it is related skeletal/cartilage/muscle pain, given that it is related to movement. Would be happy to discuss further through inbox consult if you wish. Hope this helps! Feel better soon ...Read more

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Hi when I lay on my left side I start to cough mucus and I have a stinging burning feeling when I've coughed. Chest X-ray clear too??

Hi when I lay on my left side I start to cough mucus and I have a stinging burning feeling when I've coughed. Chest X-ray clear too??

Possible acid reflux: This sounds like an episode of acid reflux causing coughing. The most common cause of chronic cough can be due to asthma, Post nasal dripping (feels like fluid running behind your throat), or acid reflux. For reflux you could try to not eat a couple hours before bedtime (1-2 hours), try sleeping with slight incline (use a couple of pillows) or you could use some over the counter anti acid tablets ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (better by: anti-inflammatory medication, antacids, rest) (quality: burning or stinging) (side: left) (...

I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (better by: anti-inflammatory medication, antacids, rest) (quality: burning or stinging) (side: left) (...

A little too vague: It sounds like you might have GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux) wherein some of your stomach contents goes back up into your esophagus. The laymen's term for it is "heartburn" though it has nothing to do with the heart. Simplest way to confirm that is to get a bottle of a liquid antacid and gulp it down (1 -2 capfulls) as soon as it happens again and if U get almost immediate relief, voila. ...Read more

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Had scop down didn't find any think take lansoprazole 30mg aday and still getting burning in chest and very sore stinging throat what can I do?

Had scop down didn't find any think take lansoprazole 30mg aday and still getting burning in chest and very sore stinging throat what can I do?

Scope can be normal: Just because the scope didn't see anything doesn't mean you don't have acid reflux. The only way to confirm acid reflux is with a pH probe. But maybe it would be easier to just try a different medication, or combine medications to reduce acid reflux. If still not effective, then maybe the pH probe is needed to see if acid is really the problem. ...Read more

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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: mild) (side: right), throat lump or bulge and rash on chest.

I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: stinging or burning sensation) (severity: mild) (side: right), throat lump or bulge and rash on chest.

Chest discomfort: Burning chest discomfort with associated rash, if its only on one side off the chest, could be a shingles viral infection. Of course a physician will have to examine you for diagnosis. If it's shingles, treatment is available and important. ...Read more

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Burning stinging pain feeling in left breast what could it be?

Burning stinging pain feeling in left breast what could it be?

Something: If no injury and no rash (and no implants) this could be somewhat serious, especially if there is heat or redness or any thickening. You should get it checked. ...Read more

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20 yr old male. Right nipple is sensitive & has strong burning/stinging sensation that gets worse when my shirt touches it? Just noticed it today.

20 yr old male. Right nipple is sensitive & has strong burning/stinging sensation that gets worse when my shirt touches it? Just noticed it today.

Gynecomastia: Very typical presentation of gynecomastia, an inflammatory process affecting males. It's benign, usually self limiting, but can be very annoying. You may develop a firm, tender area beneath the nipple. If it's intolerable, or last more than about 3 months, you may choose to have it excised. See your doctor at your leisure if this persists. Good luck.. ...Read more

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I am breastfeeding, my baby is six months old and I've noticed that, my right nipple has been very painful for a few days now (a stinging and burning s?

I am breastfeeding, my baby is six months old and I've noticed that, my right nipple has been very painful for a few days now (a stinging and burning s?

Hold nursing rt side: Till better, sounds like an inflamed nipple, can try OTC antibiotic cream and hydrocortisone cream 1%, warm or cold compresses would help too, if not better in a day or two, see your doctor, good luck ...Read more

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Stinging/tight/burning feeling center below ribs just left a bit. Worse wen I eat. Doc gave me omeprazole will these help n how long till they work?

Stinging/tight/burning feeling center below ribs just left a bit. Worse wen I eat. Doc gave me omeprazole will these help n how long till they work?

If gastric, yes,: Omeprazole should help with heartburn rather quickly. Heart disease in women sometimes manifests with symptoms very suggestive of heartburn. Although unlikely due to timing of your symptoms, in order to rule it out, consider the following: if omeprazole does not help, then ask your doctor for a full cardiac evaluation. ...Read more

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Localized, burning sensation on edge of sternum, left side randomly stings for a few seconds, goes away. Comes back later repeat? Just heartburn? Or..

Localized, burning sensation on edge of sternum, left side randomly stings for a few seconds, goes away. Comes back later repeat? Just heartburn? Or..

Burning sensation: Burning pain in a 21 year old, lasting few seconds is not heart pain. Heart burn doesn't cause stinging sensation. It could be musculosketal or subcutaneous nociceptor irritation/stimulation. ...Read more

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Hi dr I have a stinging burning pain in my left breast but no lump, what mite this be? Thank you

Hi dr I have a stinging burning pain in my left breast but no lump, what mite this be? Thank you

Fibrocystic breast: This is a benign inflammation of the breast. However it could be something more serious so see your doctor for an examination and possibly a mammogram. ...Read more

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Weak, constant breast pain burning, stinging and pain in breast, numbness and tingling, constant magraine, always tired and always in pain?

Complex: First, you need "adequate" tests. If something can be seen to explain your symptoms then you (and your doctor) will be much more satisfied. "Adequate" is tricky - doesn't mean "do everything" but does mean look with reasonable thoroughness.

If tests negative and symptoms chronic then stress biology a common answer. Chronic stress heightens pain response and causes many other nerve symptoms. ...Read more

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I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness), pain with urination (quality: stinging or burning sensation), vaginal itching and pain during sex.

I am experiencing breast pain (quality: tenderness), pain with urination (quality: stinging or burning sensation), vaginal itching and pain during sex.

GU infection: Please kindly see your physician or medical doctor to get evaluated for urinary tract infection, sexually transmitted diseases, and other infections affecting genitourinary tract. Also excluding pregnancy is important. ...Read more

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Pea size lump under skin on mid back to left. It stings and causin burning pain round into breast&down arm. Doc said shingles 2 week ago but no rash?

Pea size lump under skin on mid back to left. It stings and causin burning pain round into breast&down arm. Doc said shingles 2 week ago but no rash?

Diagnosis: This may be a neuroma, might be shingles, or several other possibilities. Would need to see it in order to diagnose. Suggest that if you are not confident in the doctor's diagnosis that you get a second opinion. ...Read more

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Burning in the middle of my chest?

Burning in the middle of my chest?

See your doctor: Any type of chest discomfort requires the immediate involvement of your doctor; either at the office or in the er. ...Read more

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What cause burning in chest while eating?

What cause burning in chest while eating?

Heartburn issues?: Short answer: avoid spicy & greasy foods, tomato-foods, mints, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, chocolate, late night meals before bed. Long answer: distinguish acid versus non-acid causes of reflux & rule out motility problems of the esophagus & stomach. You may want 1st to try behavior & diet changes above, assess response to otc acid blockers (h2's are weaker than ppi's), & see GI doc if persistent. ...Read more

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Having chest burning. What are the remedies?

Having chest burning. What are the remedies?

Depends: The treatment depends on the cause. There are many possible causes. A stress test would help rule your heart in or out. Other testing would be helpful if your heart has been excluded. ...Read more

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I want to know what's the cause of chest burning?

I want to know what's the cause of chest burning?

Many causes: If you want to know the cause of your chest burning, you're going to have to have some testing. It can be cardiac related, gastrointestinal, neuropathic, dermatologic, or possibly even muscular. ...Read more

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Why do I feel my chest burning when I bench press?

Why do I feel my chest burning when I bench press?

Probably muscle ache: A burning feeling in your chest while you lift weights is most likely caused by working the muscle which in turn releases Lactic Acid and causes a burning sensation. Other less likely possibilities include acid reflux (brought on by laying down) or heart pain (angina). Typical angina would be more of a crushing, heavy feeling + nausea + sweating + shortness of breath - but it's not all typical. ...Read more

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I have a stinging chest pain, what causes the pain?

I have a stinging chest pain, what causes the pain?

See a doctor now: Chest pain needs to be taken seriously. Even atypical sided chest pain can mean a blocked blood vessel in your heart and can have serious consequences. Other possible causes are Reflux, inflammation of the food pipe (oesophagitis), chest infection, a clot in your lung and so on. You need to see your doctor immediately ...Read more

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How do you relieve burning chest pain when coughing?

How do you relieve burning chest pain when coughing?

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

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What is the definition or description of: chest burning?

What is the definition or description of: chest burning?

Heartburn: Usually if your chest burn, it could be an issue with digestion. Although whenever you have issues with your chest be sure to contact your dr to be evaluated. Usually heart problems cause chest pressure or pain right under the sternum, but not chest burning. The esophagus runs through the chest and if its irritated, it could give the feeling of burning. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What could cause burning in chest after taking a hot tub?

What could cause burning in chest after taking a hot tub?

Many things: The same thing that causes chest burning at other times: angina, gastroesophageal reflux, gastritis, peptic ulcer, esophagitis, non-ulcer dyspepsia, cholecystitiis, fibromyalgia, costochondritis, and myo-fascial syndrome, to name a few. ...Read more

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What can I do about the burning in my stomache and chest?

Get an exam.: Several possibilities for the burning in your chest. Most likely, gastresophageal reflux (gerd) caused by sphincter dysfunction between stomach and esophagus. Caustic stomach acid backwashes to inflame the esophagus. Burning in the chest is an atypical sign of heart attack in women, unlikely at your age. Smoke/smog irritate and inflame lungs. Strained, inflamed rib muscles may feel like burning. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in my chest, what do you recommend?

Need doctor Eval: Need to discuss with your doctor. Most likely is gastric reflux, but must be certain that it's nothing more serious. ...Read more

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My neie has s suddenn ongoing burning from upper chest to back

My neie has s suddenn ongoing burning from upper chest to back

Chest pain not good: Acute chest pain is nothing to ignore! The potential origin of her symptoms includes: heart, lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, musculoskeletal, pericardium (sac around the heart), pleuritis, bronchiitis, or referred pain from a remote site. Her doctor will be concerned about accompanying fever, blood with coughing, vomiting, shortness or breath, difficulty reclining, tenderness. Get her checked asap. ...Read more