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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Chest Fullness

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Can anxiety cause feeling of chest fullness/soreness? Whenever i get anxious right side of chest feels stiff/sore but when calm i feel nothing

Can anxiety cause feeling of chest fullness/soreness? Whenever i get anxious right side of chest feels stiff/sore but when calm i feel nothing

Yes: Anxiety can cause many symptoms from chest pain to shortness of breath to hyperventilation. Seek the help of a counselor or psychiatrist with experience with anxiety to learn coping mechanisms to relieve your anxiety. ...Read more

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Does IBS cause nausea and fullness and chest pressure?

Does  IBS cause nausea and fullness and chest pressure?

Well, I would: Say it's unlikely ibs. The immediate concern is cardiovascular so i would see your doc. Next reflux, may get relief from these meds, next anxiety which exacerbates everything. Make sure heart problems are ruled out as soon as possible, good luck. ...Read more

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Difference between dyspnea and chest fullness?

Difference between dyspnea and chest fullness?

Objective v subjecti: In medicine, we use different terms for subjective symptoms--that which the patient complains of in their own words; and objective signs--observations that the physician makes and notes down using standardized medical terminology. Dyspnea is a medical term the physician would note down if the breathing pattern was abnormal or slow (tachypnea=fast breathing). Chest fullness is a sensation. ...Read more

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My wife experiences severe chest pain just prior to hot flashes; she has had full set of cardiac exams and all is ok. What is the cause?

My wife experiences severe chest pain just prior to hot flashes; she has had full set of cardiac exams and all is ok.  What is the cause?

Heart artery spasm: A little known fact is that low estrogen can cause spasm of the arteries of the heart and it is relieved by estrogen treatment. Estrogen lowers the risk of heart disease in women and does not cause breast cancer. In the whi study (look it up) the women who took only estrogen and not synthetic Progesterone (provera) had a lower risk of breast cancer. With severe symptoms, estrogen can be considered. ...Read more

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What would cause shooting pain from abdomen to center of chest while bladder is full?Sometimes pain is just in both places, but not shooting between

Vague symptoms, many: Many possibilities. When the bladder is full, there is less room in the abdomen and pelvis, so stomach acid can reflux. But this is supposition, as lots of organs in abdomen can cause "referred pain" in the chest / shoulders (liver, pancreas, spleen). Your chest cd b the cause, too. U shd schedule a visit w/ a primary doc 2 go over ur symptoms in detail. If u don't have 1, consider HealthTap Prime ...Read more

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