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Doctor insights on: Can Pancreas Problems Cause Chest Pain

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Pancreas (Definition)

Abdominal organ. It is digestive organ: it secretes enzymes into the small bowel which break down food and help its absorption. It is also an endocrine organ: it produces hormones involved in sugar control and control of digestion. Insulin is one of these hormones. Diabetics either lack Insulin (type 1 diabetes) or have inadequate ...Read more


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What problem could cause lower chest pain on the right side?

What problem could cause lower chest pain on the right side?

Right lower chest pa: Here is the list:1.Rib cage. 2.Skin (herpes zoster) 3.Gall bladder.4.Irritable bowel. 5. Pneumonia. 6.Pleurisy. 7.Tumors. 8.Intercostal muscles.As you see, there are many possible reasons and in the clinical context one can make a better conclusion. ...Read more

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Can problems with the esophagus cause chest pain?

Can problems with the esophagus cause chest pain?

Yes: Not uncommon to have chest pain with this issue. Sometimes included with the differential diagnosis of causes of chest pain. ...Read more

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Can intestinal problem cause chest pain & discomfort?

Can intestinal problem cause chest pain & discomfort?

Sure it can...: Esophagitis/spasm, gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, pancreatitis/gallbladder trouble, intestional spasm etc..Can cause chest pain...There are certain characteristics symptoms each illness cause..Ie. Frequency/crhonology of symptoms which docs use to tease out which problem you most like have... So if you r having such problems, consult your doc... Best of luck.. ...Read more

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What causes front and rear chest pain while swallowing? It feels like the food stuck and then pass through. But I dont have any problem in breathing.

What causes front and rear chest pain while swallowing? It feels like the food stuck and then pass through. But I dont have any problem in breathing.

Front and rear chest pain: One possibility is possible food impaction secondary to esophageal spasm.This can happen when people swallow food too quickly;not chewing food well ; stricture or even a tumor(very rare) The esophagus gets tight , constricts , causing chest or back pain.It's not connected to lungs . Stress can be underlying factor in some patients. If persists, might need removal of food in ER or need endoscopy ...Read more

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My partner drank apple cider vinegar it gave him chest pain what other problems can it cause?

My partner drank apple cider vinegar it gave him chest pain what other problems can it cause?

Minimal: The acid in the vinegar will cause pain in the esophagus and stomach, but shouldn't do permanent damage. Other problems can arise if you drink it on an ongoing basis. ...Read more

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Can a liver/gallbladder problem cause pleurisy or any other kind of annoying dull chest pain that a month ago emergency insisted wasn't my heart?

Can a liver/gallbladder problem cause pleurisy or any other kind of annoying dull chest pain that a month ago emergency insisted wasn't my heart?

Follow-up as directed: The gallbladder to cause pain in the right upper quarter of the abdomen and epigastric region which can radiate to the back and lower chest. Peptic ulcer disease can also cause epigastric and lower chest pain. Other non-cardiac causes of chest pain include pleurisy, which is inflammation of the lining of the lung; muscle strain; and many other things. I'm glad you had your heart checked in the emergency department however I am sure they told you to follow up with your regular doctor and this is extremely important. ...Read more

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What causes slow heart rates at rest( 54 to 62 bpm)? Im not athletic, suffer of constant chest pain, catheterism ruled out heart problems, any ideas?Txs

Symptoms: Your provided information suggests you are on beta blockers which decreases heart rate. Constant chest pain is unlikely to be cardiac in etiology. Speculating on the cause of your chest pain without knowing more is unlikely to be profitable. You should discuss with your drs. And ask their impressions for what is going on with you. ...Read more

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Which type of cardiac problems cause, shortness of breathe, pressure tightness and chest pain?

Which type of cardiac problems cause, shortness of breathe, pressure tightness and chest pain?

Chest discomfort: The cause of your symptoms range from stress to congestive heart failure( uncommon in a 34 years old). See a cardiologist. ...Read more

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