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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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Can sleeping with a cold,breeze coming in overnight cause chest pain when I wake,up?

Can sleeping with a cold,breeze coming in overnight cause chest pain when I wake,up?

?Asthma: If you have Asthma then chest tightness with other accompanying symptoms like wheezing and coughing can be experienced. If you have chest pain on the left side and persists for more than a few minutes get medical help right away. ...Read more

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I have had a cold for a little over a week now. I have been coughing and I have been having slight chest pain. What could this be caused from?

I have had a cold for a little over a week now. I have been coughing and I have been having slight chest pain. What could this be caused from?

Musculoskeletal...: The chest discomfort is likely musculoskeletal from the coughing. It could be muscle strain, cartilage inflammation and even rib fracture. The cough may be due to bronchospasm, especially if the cough increases as the cold symptoms are improving. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. If the chest pain is constant, go to the er to r/o cardiac pain. ...Read more

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I drank a cold glass of milk, i got a chest pain then i blacked out can you give me any advice as to what might have caused this?

Possible causes: There are multiple possible causes for what happened. You should consult a dr. To see if it could be something simple vs something significant. It could be of minimal importance or could be associated with various abnormalities. ...Read more

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I drank a cold glass of milk, i got a chest pain then i blacked out can you give me any advice as to what might have caused this ?

I drank a cold glass of milk, i got a chest pain then i blacked out can you give me any advice as to what might have caused this ?

Multiple things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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Can the common cold cause chest or heart pain?

Can the common cold cause chest or heart pain?

Yes: A cold or virus particularly with lots of coughing, but sometimes without can cause diffuse aches and pains in chest. Some viruses can lead to an inflammation of the lining around the heart called pericarditis which also can be painful. ...Read more

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My husband's had a bad cold for 3 days & for 12 hours he's felt short of breath, like he can't get enough oxygen. No chest pain. Possible causes?

My husband's had a bad cold for 3 days & for 12 hours he's felt short of breath, like he can't get enough oxygen. No chest pain. Possible causes?

Seek care : Sounds like your husband doesn't just have a cold but may have lung involvement and needs a full exam including a chest X-ray. Suggest he seek care if he is so symptomatic. A ER visit is needed. ...Read more

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I was having chest pain 3 days in a row this week and am wondering what some possible causes are. I have heartburn issues and had a bad cold and cough?

I was having chest pain 3 days in a row this week and am wondering what some possible causes are. I have heartburn issues and had a bad cold and cough?

Noncardiac chestpain: Given your history of heart burn and recent upper respiratory tract illness those are the two most likely causes of your chest pain. If the pain occurs when you take a deep breath or cough, then it's respiratory. ...Read more

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My sister slept with the AC on & thinks the cold air has caused the chest pain she's experiencing. She described the pain as a "tightness" under her right breast. Only felt when bending or twisting?

My sister slept with the AC on & thinks the cold air has caused the chest pain she's experiencing. She described the pain as a "tightness" under her right breast. Only felt when bending or twisting?

Could be muscular : I'm not sure how related sleeping with the ac can be but pain worse with twisting and bending is usually muscular in origin. Having said that- it doesn't mean it any be something else so I would suggest being seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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