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Can Sleep Apnea Cause Chest Pains
Husband has sarcoidosis with chest pain and cough. Dr says he has mild sleep apnea. Doctor not aggressively treating the sarcoidosis. What next?
M/28 6ft 330lbs. Ob sleep apnea i treat with cpap. Bld press avgs145/92. Now wrkout 5x a wk. Getting hedaches and chest pain (air bubble in lung?
Suspect: the machine gets confused by multiple motions (yours and kids). ...Read more
Frequently wake up in middle of night with hard time breathing. Sounds like i just finished running. Chest is tight usually. Sleep apnea vs. Asthma?
Likely asthma: If you're waking up and still experience trouble breathing, sounds more like asthma. Sleep apnea doesn't continue to cause symptoms if you're full awake. You're on albuterol. Sounds like you may need something more long acting. See your doctor about this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ok. Since birth 3 yo had 6 chest X-ray for meconium, one brain CT to r/o brain bleed and 4 neck x-rays for sleep apnea. All necessary. Cancer risk?
I am worried I have copd or heart disease. Spyrometry, chest xray, treadmill tests all normal-strong. 10 pack year smoker, 2+ years quit. have mild shortness of breath, recurring right lung pain (not chest), mild air hunger, tested for sleep apnea, will f
Study the gallbladder?: Does not make sense. Heavy smoker, SOB, and supernormal spirometry? Do you have an oximetry? 1. Repeat the test (spirometry) 2. Do a MRI of chest, rule out mesothelioma (early), or any type of infection. 3. What is your BMI? 4. You should have a cardiologist and a pulmonologist and put all together. Symptoms usually correlate with tests. ...Read more
Sleep and pain: There is no direct correlation with lack of sleep and chest pain but fatigue sleep deprival can cause mood disturbance anxiety that can have a symptom of chest discomfort make sure there is no other medical reasons for chest pain please get a checkup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Cheat pain can be a serious condition. You should talk to your doctor soon. ...Read more
Treat the apnea: Chest pain from sleep apnea occurs because of drop in oxygen level which strains the heart, an arrhythmia or just lack of breathing. If you're being treated with cpap, follow up with your doctor to make sure treatment is adequate. They may need to monitor your overnight oxygen level to determine if you need extra oxygen at night. A cardiology consult would also be helpful. ...Read more
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