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Can You Have Chest Pain With Shingles
Depends on location: If the lesions are on the back, abdomen or sides, they may if it is hard to move. Usually though they don't. ...Read more
Shingles (Herpes Zoster) (Definition)
A painful blistering skin rash caused by the chickenpox virus (varicella zoster). Early treatment with antiviral medication (within 72 hours) lowers the risk of post-herpetic neuralgia, which is lingering skin pain after the rash disappears. ...Read more
Unlikely: This would not be a likely scenario. Anything can happen but it really depends on how the doxepin was helping you and what symptoms it was alleviating. He can't have affect on Musca skeletal symptoms, and this could be a muscle pain. This is something best discussed with your physician ...Read more
Yes.: It is possible to have chest pain daily due to chronic, severe anxiety. Anxiety has been associated w/ an increased risk of coronary artery disease and stroke in some studies. You should get evaluated and treated for your anxiety disorder and also seen for your chest pain to make sure you do not have an underlying heart condition. ...Read more
Doctor eval...: Clinically, the chest pain description can suggest the diagnosis but sometimes, testing is needed to determine whether or not it is due to a cardiac etiology. An ekg and/or stress test, etc. Can determine if the chest pain is due to a cardiac cause. Once this is ruled out, other etiologies, like asthma, musculoskeletal pain, etc. Can then be diagnosed. See a doctor if you have chest pain. ...Read more
Hey I have a question what does it means when your feet and hands are swollen and you have chest pain that shoots to your back and right shoulder hurt?
Better see your doct: I do not know how old you are but you should see a doctor for evaluation ...Read more
If you have chest pain of possible mesothelioma would the tumor more than likely be big enough to see on a X-ray or ct scan?
Can the trapezius muscle make you have chest pain, arm pain? My doctor and he said it's strained. I have flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) to help it? What else can I do.
Yes: It can. Flexeril is a muscle relaxant but not a good pain reliever. You should rest, apply heat, get a message, have physical therapy, consider Yoga, and OTC analgesics may be helpful. You list Advil (ibuprofen). If that doesn't help, try Naproxen 2 tabs twice day with food. (caution: can cause stomach upset). Time is your best ally. ...Read more
I am experiencing chest pain in the left side of my chest. Sometimes it’s sharp and stabbing. Sometimes it’s dull. It comes and goes. Any thoughts?
Go see doctor: You have many symptoms here so the best thing to do is to see the doctor for a complete evaluation. Then you will have your diagnosis and treatment and be on your way ...Read more
Can't seem to find why I get brief (1 second) chest pain occurring w/some of my PVCs, typically during exercise. I'm never s.o.b.. Thoughts?
Pain: Pains which last as little as 1 second are almost never something of serious import. There are many possibilities and likely a definitive cause won't be elucidated. ...Read more
Chest pain when I stand up. Not always but when it happens it feels like someone is crushing solar plexus area. Really hurts. Last s for half an hour.
Chest Pain Young Fem: Unlikely that this is a serious problem; but not guaranteed. Healthtap appears to note that you have already had a Chest X-ray and Stress Test. Is that correct? Are you an athlete? Past surgery on heart, lungs, or chest? Other symptoms during episodes (trouble breathing, lightheaded, pain in jaw/arms, sweating?). Recommend regular visit with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: sensation of tearing pain) (better by: rest) (side: left) (severity: moderate) (time frame: s...
I have a miriad of symptoms diagnosed as gastro issues. My stomache area is so distended pain accross the underneath part of my ri s. chest pain cough?
You need to be seen: Your question is hard to understand and it sounds as if both stomach and chest issues may be mixed in. Good luck. ...Read more
I having chest pain on my right side. My heart will beat very fast for 1 or 2. Min. Then slow down. Some time longer and some days it will do this all day. But today I having pain on my right side it has come and gone most the day last for 10 min or s
Chest pain and palpitations (rapid heart rate) are definitely things to be concerned about. You may be dealing with a heart arrythmia (irregular rhythm), thyroid disorder, anxiety or panic disorder etc. The pain is worrisome because it could be a sign of cardiac ischemia, which means you are not getting enough oxygen to your heart. On the other hand, it could be something as simple as muscle pain. Regardless, the only way to find out is by having a complete medical evaluation by your primary care provider. Lastly, if the pain becomes intense, and/or you experience shortness of breath and your heart racing, present to the er.
All the best. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Wow - this might be nothing, or it could be a catastrophe. Sure, that narrows it down, right? Without more information it is pointless to speculate. I suggest that if you are concerned at all about the pain you see your doctor. If you are not, just know that it could be something serious - so in the end, it is safest to get evaluated. ...Read more
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