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Burning Tightness In Chest
Sudden burning tightness in chest, into left side of back and sudden cough now. Now hurts left side to rotate towards right.
Chest tightness is the feeling of a "squeezing" or a pressure in the chest. Sometimes there is an associated breathing difficulty. There are numerous potential causes. Heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, heart rhythm condition, esophagus spasm, lung condition are ...Read more
Having burning and tightness in chest and pain in upper back and cramping in legs that is getting worse. Is this a cardiac issue.
Cad: Could, get checked out.Get a more detailed answer ›
Burning and tightness in chest, pain in back behind lungs, belching, fatigue, mild shortness of breath, very rare dry cough. Had blood work and urine work done. Worried sbout chest xray?
MD, GI:When in vertical position no acid or discomfort. Any time laying flat/sleep, I feel stomach ache/burning &upper left chest tightness. Any clue?
Esophagitis: You did mention in your history that you have acid reflux. There is a muscular valve in between the bottom of your esophagus and your stomach. If the valve is mechanically weak then stomach acid will leak into the esophagus when lying down because the effect of gravity is partially cancelled when flat (vs vertical:standing upright). Try putting 1-2" block under each headboard side of bed; may help ...Read more
Have acid reflux and anxiety, and I have been experiencing aching pains in chest and back, burning and tight feeling in chest and back, related to gerd?
Having recent burning and tightness in my chest on and off for a week with upper back pain, cramping in legs when walking. Is this cardiac related?
Cad: Could be, go get checked out soon. ...Read more
During exercise today I had a burning sensation across my chest. I was just walking on treadmill, mild pace. I had chest tightness, lasted 5mins.
Need more info: You are best served by seeing a competent pysician soon. ...Read more
Persistent dull ache & tightness in chest area? Difficult to explain...slight burning sensation? Do not have cold/flu or chest infection, non-smoker 24yo
I understand your concern.
I commend you for not smoking.
Thank you for informing use of Nurofen (Ibuprofen) and Oxycodone.
Lack of response for your symptoms by these medications, lack of chest infection and smoking history indicates Anxiety due to stress. Burning sensation may be due to Nurofen.
See Psychiatrist for Therapy, Relaxation, Meditation,
Do Yoga, Tai Chi, Exercise, nature walks ...Read more
Tightness in chest for past 18 hrs w/ burning sensation down left arm. 43 yrs old, 132/90 bp, normal EKG 5 hrs ago. Need to go to er?
Yes!: Asap! No delays, please!Get a more detailed answer ›
Walking short distance or going up steps and hills causes very bad burning calf pain, shortness of breathe, and chest tightness, leg weakness?
Unusual for your age: Your symptoms are quite unusual for a 17 year old patient. These symptoms suggest cardiovascular disease with narrowing of arteries supplying the lower extremities and heart, conditions which don't cause symptoms at 17 years of age. Severe obesity could cause symptoms like this without cardiovascular disease. You need to see your physician as soon as possible for a careful evaluation. ...Read more
Tightness in chest burning seasation in shoulder into arm random sharp like a knife in chest head & back ache negative echo and stress getting worse?
Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more
I had my gallbladder out 2 wks ago and now I have chest tightness, burning feel, panicky, heart palpitations, weak and woke up sweating. What is wrong?
Chest tightness, starts yesterday evening. Ecg, chest xray, blood test normal. But now there is weird feeling in the jaw n burning sensation in upper chest
Multifactorial: Chest tightness and pain can be caused by a variety of reasons, including cardiac, pulmonary, gasto-intestinal and musculo-skeletal. In order to differentiate the cause a careful history and physical exam is often necessary. Lab tests and radiologic studies may also be necessary. The answer is often easy but can be very complicated. ...Read more
Heart esophagus lung:
The most serious possibility is angina which is a symptom of myocardial ischemia; that is poor circulation to the heart.
Another possiblity is that the tube that connects ones mouth to the stomach may have a problem.
Another possibility is that the lungs are affected by an infection such as preumonia. ...Read more
Tightness in chest: Means you need to talk with your Dr. ...Read more
Chest tightness is the feeling of a "squeezing" or a pressure in the chest. Sometimes there is an associated breathing difficulty.
There are numerous potential causes. Heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, heart rhythm condition, esophagus spasm, lung condition are some possibilities to consider. ...Read more
Chest Tightness: Chest tightness after working out may suggest heart disease. Not infrequently patients will experience coronary artery pain just after strenuous exercise. Such is obsrve also just after a treadmill stress test when CAD is present. An early visit with yhour doctor to assess this problem is advised ...Read more
Chest tightness: I see you are on amlodipine for htn. If you are having these symptoms now, go to the ER. In any event, you need to see a doc for a cardiac check ASAP. ...Read more