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Can Tight Back Muscles Cause Chest Pain
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
27 y/o f. 2 months now on and off 1 second chest pain feels sharp pinchy in localized spot top of l breast, tight muscles upper back. 4 ekgs normal?
Chest pain: Not cardiac pain. Likely nothing of real concern. If you are nervous about it, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Chronic herniated discs upper back lower neck, chest pain-mostly dull sometimes stabbing, neck muscles feel tight, high liver enzymes. R they related?
Yes and no: Herniated disks and various pain syndromes are certainly related. Do you know why your liver enzymes are high? Please make sure you are not taking too much tylenol (acetaminophen) or tylenol (acetaminophen) containing products, as tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose can cause elevated liver enzymes. Hepatitis c can cause high liver enzymes as well as muskuloskeletal pain. ...Read more
Went to urgi care after having cold symptoms for a day. Had a fever, muscle aches and chest tightness. Chest pain is worse. Should we seek help again?
SOUNDS LIKE: A VIRAL INFECTION, TRAT THE SYMPTOMS AS NEEDED. IF NOT BETTER IN 3-4 DAYS SEE YOUR DOCTOR. ...Read more
Sever crushing chest pain from shoulder to shoulder pain in arms and arm muscles tighten to point can't move them last about 5 minutes tired after?
Chest pain I beleive caused by back pain. Can feel a large muscle knot. This is chronic. What could it be? Tumor? All on left side.
Chest pain Tumor: Chest pain can be due to a large number of causes; one such is due to nerve root injury impingement with associated muscle spasm, A tumor is usu. Meant to be a lump of some type, sometimes malignant and sometimes benign. Get a proper consultation in person or vie Concierge a Health Tap ...Read more
What tests are done to determine cause of severe chronic back/chest pain that could be muscle / skeletal.?
Chest: First a history and physical exam, if necessary after that tests might be suggested. ...Read more
What could be the cause of chest pain and tightness, rib cage pain bilateral made worse by bending trunk, back pain between shoulder blades on right?
Chest pain, like tightness an upper back pain an disoriented, extreme fatigue. ..Whats the cause?
Can muscle tightness cause shooting pain? Non cardiac shooting chest pain sometimes goes downwards into my stomach. Some in upper back as well.
Back trauma?: Shooting pain is often neuropathic pain, which is often associated with a secondary muscle spasm. (cardiac or noncardiac is open until the diagnosis is established!) neuropathic upper back and chest pain does happen (i.e., in thoracic nerve roots disease, aka radiculopathy), although it is not very common. If any history of back trauma, MRI of the thoracic spine may identify the cause. ...Read more
Why does anxiety cause, palpations, chest pain, dizziness, weak legs, back pain, and twitching muscles?
Autonomic: Nervous system. Anxiety initiates and perpetuates a flight or fight response from your autonomic nervous system leading to all of the symptoms described. That is why, for example, yoga and meditation help. They counteract the autonomic response and relax you. So does slow deep breathing ...Read more
What would cause upper chest pain that feels tight and prickly? Also stiff neck & back. Had ekg, chest x Ray, monitor, blood work, all normal
I m getting tight chest pains and its causing me to have breathing difficulty and it hurts to take a deep breath. Could this be a pulled chest muscle?
Possibly: This could be simple or very complex. Due to the fact that you are only 18, it is more likely that this is not an emergency, however, it could be more than simply a pulled muscle and with this amount of limited information, I think it wise to go be checked out to play it safe as there are other things more serious to worry about here. Don't panic, just play it safe please. ...Read more
Chest pains localized Left side top of breast. Worse when pushed on. Shoulder sore and tight muscles around shoulder. Cardiac?
Yes: Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy can cause chest pain. It is a condition in which the heart muscle becomes thick, and obstruction to outflow may occur. Arrhythmias may occur as well. Patients may have severe symptoms, or no symptoms. It is a common cause of death in young athletes who seemed completely healthy. ...Read more
I have 3 herniated discs. For the past 2 months I've had chest tightness and slight pain. Can cervical herniations cause chest pain?
Hi, how do I tell the difference between chest pain (rt side) from coughing a lot/cold or weight lifting muscle (did chest and back exercize yesterday)?
See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thotoughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Rarely: Talk with your doctor about your symptoms. If needed, your doctor may consider a trial off the Nexium (esomeprazole) then a rechallenge to see if it is truly the culprit. ...Read more
Strained a muscle between sh. Blade and spine 4yrs ago. Have periodic dull chest pain on & off ever since when it's aggravated. Exercise suggestions?
Physical Therapy: You may want to consider contacting a physical therapist to help you get started. YouTube is also a good source of instructional videos about physical therapy. It is probably best however of you get a formal diagnosis first, and I would consider seeing an orthopedic surgeon for a more complete evaluation before starting a formal program. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Chest pain: The chest expands when you breath, the injured pectoral or intercostal muscle will complain about this.....Answer yes it can and will. ...Read more
I have major chest pain, heavy pressure, tightness, sort of breath and goes down from my neck, upper back and shoulders is that normal?
I have no idea how old you are? What other medical conditions you have?
The symptoms you are describing are not normal and need to be seen by your PMD right away or go to ER right now. It can be very serious or simple anxiet but you need to be seen right away to establish a diagnosis ...Read more
I'm 45yo, healthy female who recently had three intense episodes of centralized chest pain after eating--dull, tight pressure lasted 30 mins. Cause?
I've been having chest pains for the past couple hours. Chest pain goes away in certain positions, but comes back after a little bit. I have been having pain in my back beside my left shoulder blade in the muscle for a while now. I have been using tennis
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