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Woke up with sharp chest/heart pain, shortness of breath and hands getting cold. What causes this? And is this normal? Got better later on in the day.

Woke up with sharp chest/heart pain, shortness of breath and hands getting cold. What causes this? And is this normal? Got better later on in the day.

Hard to say: Are you using drugs, alcohol, or other recreational aids? Lf you're otherwise healthy, my first thought would be anxiety. If it's more complicated, you should see your doc for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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What can be causing these heat flashes in my chest heart area not really painful but scary also chest always twitching what can it be besides my heart?

What can be causing these heat flashes in my chest heart area not really painful but scary also chest always twitching what can it be besides my heart?

Not sure...: Chest pain complaints should always be evaluated by your doctor due to their possible serious nature (ie heart attacks or pulmonary embolus)however, some of the symptoms you are describing seem like esophageal reflux or spasm. Panic attacks are also another cause of non cardiac chest pain. Visit your doctor to at least reassure yourself that it is nothing serious. ...Read more

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He has 4 nipples and a dip in the middle of his chest. It is not big or very hollow. He has been having chest/heart pain. Is this dangerous?

He has 4 nipples and a dip in the middle of his chest. It is not big or very hollow. He has been having chest/heart pain. Is this dangerous?

Better safe / sorry: If you have chest discomfort which lasts for more than a few minutes and is concerning to you, you should seek immediate medical attention. There are many causes of chest pain and some are not serious but others can be fatal so please get checked out right away. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are dizziness & chest heart pain booze withdrawal?

Can you tell me, are dizziness & chest heart pain booze withdrawal?

If you are: Withdrawing from alcohol or may be and are experiencing chest pain ; dizziness - please seek prompt medical attention. ...Read more

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Why does some chest heart pain only occur at night while lying in bed?

Why does some chest heart pain only occur at night while lying in bed?

It depends...: On occasion, one might have an inflammatory process around the outside of the heart called pericarditis, which can cause chest pain that is worse when lying flat on your back. This is related to increased contact between the two layers of inflamed pericardium in this position. However, it is far more common for musculoskeletal chest pains, or acid reflux, to cause this type of symptom. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in left arm and chest/heart?

What could cause pain in left arm and chest/heart?

Pain: Left arm and chest pain are not always cardiac related. Within the spectrum of symptoms of cardiac ischemia lie the pains in left arm and chest. Many other things can also cause these symptoms. When the symptoms are associated with other complaints and findings, they are compatible with cardiac relation. ...Read more

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Eating spicy foods or acidic foods makes my chest/heart hurt..Possible cause?

Eating spicy foods or acidic  foods makes my chest/heart hurt..Possible cause?

Reflux : Common with spices foods caffeine sources and alcohol if occasional liquid antacid good for immediate relief. If chronic should see physician. ...Read more

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What causes that stinging feeling in your chest ("heart") that is felt during great sadness?

What causes that stinging feeling in your chest ("heart") that is felt during great sadness?

Broken heart: I don't think anyone can tell you exactly why some people feel it in that location but maybe that's where the saying comes from of a "broken heart". Sadness can be felt in many areas and i think that's an area we hold to be close to our soul. I hope to get over your sadness. Best wishes. ...Read more