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Can mono cause heart pain?

Can mono cause heart pain?

Yes: Chest pain is not usually a symptom of mono. It might more likely be related to vomiting or a side effect of medication in which case it is hot really "heart pain" although it might be in the chest. There was one report of a patient who had chest pain related to infarction of teh spleen in mono. Mono does affect the spleen which can even rupture as a result of mono. ...Read more

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Mono (Definition)

Infectious mononucleosis, also known as mono, is a contagious illness caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. Symptoms include fever, fatigue, sore throat, enlarged lymph nodes, and enlarged spleen. It is spread via saliva, hence its ...Read more


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Can gastroenteritis (without vomiting) cause chest pain or lead to heart disease?

See your doctor: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...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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Can pain killers cause heart problems?

Can pain killers cause heart problems?

Narcotics?: If by pain killers, you mean narcotics, they're not directly harmful per se, in fact, morphine is a time honored treatment for both heart attack (myocardial infarction) and acute heart failure (pulmonary edema) - however, IV drug abusers are at grave risk for infecting their heart valves (endocarditis) which is a lethal disease unless promptly treated (and sometimes requires open heart surgery). ...Read more

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Can roxithromycin cause fatigue and chest pain?

Perhaps: How long have you been taking this antibiotic and for what reason? There are many causes of chest pain and fatigue - you should call the doctor who prescribed it and find out from him whether you need to call 911 for chest pain or if he will see you urgently. ...Read more

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Can diabetes cause chest discomfort?

Can diabetes cause chest discomfort?

Chest pain: Diabetics have a higher incidence of coronary heart disease than non diabetics though not all chest pain is heart disease. See your doc. ...Read more

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Can a toothache cause heart problems?

Can a toothache cause heart problems?

No: Teeth do not cause heart problems, however if you have a heart murmur, or mitral valve prolapse, you could have subacute bacterial endocarditis. Recommend you go visit your physician. ...Read more

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Can untreated hypothyroidism cause excruciating joint pain, especially in the ankles. Can it cause sed rate and CRP to be high.

Can untreated hypothyroidism cause excruciating joint pain, especially in the ankles. Can it cause sed rate and CRP to be high.

No: It will not elevate the sed rate and crp. The joint pain of severe hypothyroidism is low grade and not excruciating. There is another cause and it isn't thyroid. See a rheumatologist. The one exception is an increased risk of pseudogout which can cause major pain but is unlikely to involve the ankles. ...Read more

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Can troponin levels elevate due to stress, anxiety and such and cause chest pain but will not cause a heart attack?

Can troponin levels elevate due to stress, anxiety and such and cause chest pain but will not cause a heart attack?

No: Stress and anxiety do not typically raise troponin levels. Medical conditions such as severe high blood pressure, congestive heart failure, renal failure are associated with elevated levels of troponin. Elevated troponin is not the cause of heart attack, but can result from one. ...Read more

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Discomfort in chest, neck, and jaw. Anything besides heart attack pain that can cause that?

Discomfort in chest, neck, and jaw. Anything besides heart attack pain that can cause that?

Angina: Pre- infarcion unstable angina, accelerated angina, atypical angina, anginal equivalent, stable angina can all be experienced like that. ...Read more

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Can chickenpox cause back pain and increased sgpt?

Can chickenpox cause back pain and increased sgpt?

Yes: The findings you mentioned are non-specific and can happen with any viral infection. Vaccine is available to prevent chicken pox. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Can a dilated heart cause stomachache pain?

Can a dilated heart cause stomachache pain?

Yes...: An enlarged heart means less efficient pumping. This causes increase in the pressure to return blood to the heart in the venous system. This causes pressure and fluid backup in the abdominal organs leading to swelling of the lining, or "gut edema". Symptoms include getting "full" fast after eating, urgent need to defecate and abdominal pain all soon after eating. This leads to cardiac cachexia. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure cause angina pain? I don't have coronary heart disease. But can get pain on exertion

Can high blood pressure cause angina pain? I don't have coronary heart disease. But can get pain on exertion

Yes: When the heart has to work harder because of significant hypertension, it requires more oxygen. In some cases, the oxygen demand may be more then even normal coronary arteries can provide. If that is the case, then after your blood pressure is treated your chest pain should resolve. ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause kidney pain?

Can stress and anxiety cause kidney pain?

Stress & kidneys?: stress and anxiety can increase the perception of pain & amt of pain experienced. So, these may contribute 2 pain. Anxiety, by itself, doesn't cause "kidney" pain. Nerve endings that terminate near the kidney will be irritated if the the kidney is inflamed (Bc of infection, for ex) or a stone may cause pain passing thru another structure. C ur doc ASAP if u have kidney pain 2 find cause & treat! ...Read more

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Can mono cause heart pain?

Yes: Chest pain is not usually a symptom of mono. It might more likely be related to vomiting or a side effect of medication in which case it is hot really "heart pain" although it might be in the chest. There was one report of a patient who had chest pain related to infarction of teh spleen in mono. Mono does affect the spleen which can even rupture as a result of mono. ...Read more

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How do emotions cause heart pain?

How do emotions cause heart pain?

Through adrenaline: Emotions increase adrenaline which in turn increases oxygen demand for the heart. Additionally, emotions increase anxiety which can also manifest with chest pain. ...Read more

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Does dehydration cause heart pain?

Does dehydration cause heart pain?

Heart Pain: Yes dehydration can cause heart pain in several ways 1) dehydration usually causes increased heart rate which can cause heart pain.2) dehydration can cause low blood pressure which can again cause heart pain. ...Read more

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Is heart pain caused by a broken spirit?

Is heart pain caused by a broken spirit?

Poetry: What a poetic question : ) chest pain can be caused by anxiety and there is a complex interaction between stress, depression, anxiety and cardiovascular status. It certainly can feel like our heart hurts, but if one seriously has acute chest pain, radiating arm pain, pressure on chest etc call 911. If not acute see a cardiologist, many cardiac conditions are missed due to disregarding symptoms. ...Read more

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Is minor heart pain after the first workout in a few months normal in 18 year old adolescent or does is it a cause of medical concern?

Is minor heart pain after the first workout in a few months normal in 18 year old adolescent or does is it a cause of medical concern?

Not heart: 18 year olds don't get heart pain (okay, you can never say never); but unless that person is diabetic or using cocaine, it doesn't happen. More likely (much more likely!), the new workouts have made the chest muscles sore and that's the cause of symptoms. ...Read more

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Heart pain right after eating ? What causes this ?

Heart pain right after eating ? What causes this ?

Heart burn: This could be heart burn which usually is known as gastroesophageal reflux disease. You may try otc antacids for 10 days. If it doesn't go away, see your primary care provider. ...Read more

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What could cause heart pain?

Many: Many heart related causes and non heart related causes -- and you should not be guessing around. ...Read more

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How do emotions cause real heart pain?

How do emotions cause real heart pain?

Adrenaline: Our fight or flight response (nonphysicians know it as adrenaline) can make our heart rate and blood pressure higher and in some people even without heart disease, can result in chest pain. In severe cases it can even result in a situation that mimics a heart attack (called taka-tsubo) that can effect the pumping of the heart. ...Read more

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What causes heart pain when you use the restroom?

What causes heart pain when you use the restroom?

Confusion: There is nothing about using the restroom to cause heart pain. If you have pain from your heart (aka "angina"), it will occur with any form of exertion. Pain in your chest with valsalva ("pushing", like with a bm) can be due to acid reflux and is the more likely cause of your chest pain. ...Read more

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Why does heart pain happen and what are the causes?

Nerves in heart: There are nerves in the heart so if there is a problem in the heart pain can occur. If for instance there is a blockage in an artery, the heart muscle gets damaged and pain can occur. Inflammtion in the sac around the heart, the pericardium, can also cause pain.. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of periodic dull heart pain?

What could be the cause of periodic dull heart pain?

Can be cardiac: Please see your doctor for ekg and further working up. Although you are young but these symptoms can be heart related. ...Read more

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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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If I had asd surgery when I was a baby what would cause heart pain now after 18 years?

Probably not heart: Most 18 year olds most likely are not going to have "heart pain" as you put it. If you're having palpitations and rapid heart beat, that can feel unusual and should be checked. However most likely the pain is when you breathe, or right in the middle of the chest, and represents pain where the cartilage meets the sternum. Get this looked at, but a muscular problem sounds more likely. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of heart pain and frequent urination?

What could be the cause of heart pain and frequent urination?

Diabetes link: Diabetes mellitus can cause frequent urination if untreated and increase the risk for a heart attack. Do you have other risk factors for cardiovascular disease? Family history, high ldl, smoking, htn, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, high alcohol intake? Check with your physician for a complete history and physical. ...Read more

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Heart pain in 13 yr old daughter hurt more to exhale for around 1 1/2 mins then went away. What could be the cause?

Heart pain in 13 yr old daughter hurt more to exhale for around 1 1/2 mins then went away. What could be the cause?

Chest pain: Unlikely cardiac if just now present. Patients this age may have episodes of costochrondritis or pericardial twinges. It may be a gas pain referred to the chest. If they are reoccurring see her MD. Less likely would be reflux. ...Read more

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Can you have prolonged (I.e 24/7) stress cardiomyopathy symptoms (or heart pain caused by stress). As opposed to just one significant event?

Can you have prolonged (I.e 24/7) stress cardiomyopathy symptoms (or heart pain caused by stress). As opposed to just one significant event?

24/7 chest pain is: usually not the heart.There are many other structures in the chest that can cause persistant pain.Seek help from your doc.He can rule out heart problems,which would ,at least,give you some peace of mind. ...Read more