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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complex: Loss or perceived loss of a love object can induce the broken heart syndrome characterized by depression, apathy, loss of appetite, weight loss, staring, sighing, excessive sleeping, and thoughts of worthlessness. It doesn't cause physical pain but the emotional pain is worse. It's self-limiting but awful when present friends and family support is most useful to assist in recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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