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Can chonditrius on your chest cause chest pressure /shortness of breath? 22years old. A

Can chonditrius on your chest cause chest pressure /shortness of breath? 22years old. A

Costochondritis: Costochondritis is an inflammation of the cartilage junction of a rib with the sternum(breastbone). There is usually pinpoint tenderness at the site and motions of that area aggravate the discomfort.This includes a deep breath.It doesn't' affect the lung itself. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pressure (Definition)

Chest pressure is a sensation of heaviness on or within the chest. If this sensation occurs in response to the heart not receiving enough blood, it ...Read more


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Chest pressure daily w shortness of breath pounding pulse w routine act. BP 99/68, choles 201. 28F 5'4 108lb. Possible cause?

Chest pressure daily w shortness of breath pounding pulse w routine act. BP 99/68, choles 201. 28F 5'4 108lb. Possible cause?

Anxiety: Being physically out of shape, even if you are thin, is most likely a major cause. But in most twenty-something's breathlessness is a physical manifestation of anxiety. ...Read more

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Tiny vsd.Cardiac workup shows possible past heart attack.Having heart cath 4 constant chest pressure/shortness of breath.Possible discomfort causes?

Tiny vsd.Cardiac workup shows possible past heart attack.Having heart cath 4 constant chest pressure/shortness of breath.Possible discomfort causes?

Chest pain not from : Chest pain possibly from ASHD or blocked coronary arteries. What showed possible old heart attack if this was an ekg this is not that accurate. If it was and echocardiogram or cardiac sonogram that showed prior heart muscle damage that is probable accurate. Cardiac cath should tell you if you have blocked arteries and how significant they are. If borderline blockages are found a wire can be passed. ...Read more

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Chest pain (very mild) , gurgling sound when breathing in , chest pressure causing shortness of breath. Clicking feeling post excercise , really thirsty and tired , also have foamy urine . And frequent headaches . What's the cause of all these symptoms ?

Chest pain (very mild) , gurgling sound when breathing in , chest pressure causing shortness of breath. Clicking feeling post excercise , really thirsty and tired , also have foamy urine . And frequent headaches . What's the cause of all these symptoms ?

Go to ER: You may be having a cardiac event and need to be seen by a doctor. An ekg, chest xrray, and lab work could screen you for a problem with the blood vessels feeding your as well as congestive heart failure. If this is occurring now please go to the emergency room and get checked out. It can make a difference to be treated early. ...Read more

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Sometimes I have chest pressure at night. There is no shortness of breath. I was ekged last time (great result), but i was curious what it could be?

Sometimes I have chest pressure at night. There is no shortness of breath. I was ekged last time (great result), but i was curious what it could be?

GERD vs. MS: At your age the most common culprit is either contents from your stomach sneaking up into your esophagus to cause discomfort and or spasm or musculoskeletal chest pain. ...Read more

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My husband, age 25 complains of chest pressure and shortness of breath when he bends over and stands back up. It goes away soon after. What is this?

My husband, age 25 complains of chest pressure and shortness of breath when he bends over and stands back up. It goes away soon after. What is this?

GERD???: If the feeling in the chest is at all like "heartburn" it could be gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). If he has a big belly bending over could cause these symptoms. Usually heart based Sx are not related to bending over. To be sure see your doc. ...Read more

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Really bad ear beeping/ ringing chest pressure and shortness of breath. What's this sound like?

Really bad ear beeping/ ringing chest pressure and shortness of breath. What's this sound like?

2 problems: You have tinnitus and undiagnosed chest pain & shortness of breath. It would be tempting to tie them together by saying you have mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia but, really, it's impossible to make that diagnosis here. You ought to be evaluated in the infirmary. ...Read more

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I have shortness of breath, chest pressure, weakness, bloating. I am overweight. Best exercise?

I have shortness of breath, chest pressure, weakness, bloating. I am overweight. Best exercise?

CP: Before deciding on exercise we need to assess why you are having symptoms of chest pressure, weakness, and bloating. See your doctor to rule out cardiac problems. In general 30 min of walking every other day keeps you healthy. ...Read more

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more