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What can be the cause of chest pain other than heart attack?

What can be the cause of chest pain other than heart attack?

Many reasons...: Esophogeal spasm, gastric and esophogeal reflux, musculoskeletal, costo chondritis, pulmonary embolus, pleurisy, pneumothorax, etc, etc.

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What else causes BOTH chest pain and left arm pain other than heart attack, costochonditis, and GERD? All of these have been ruled out for me.

There are many: Potential causes for these symptoms other than the ailments you have mentioned. At your age most would be musical skeletal in etiology. Some would be neurological, pulmonary or systemic. Make an appointment to be seen by an Internist at a University near you (U of C, Loyola, Indiana U) for evaluation.

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Besides the heart, what are other causes of acute chest pain?

Besides the heart, what are other causes of acute chest pain?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it.

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I have a chest pain and it's keep about 10 or 15 minutes. Is this pain cause by heart? What should I do?

Unlikely: The incidence of the type of heart disease that causes chest pain is close to zero in your age group (23). It's more likely to be muscular but a checkup with your doctor is certainly in order.

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Could a heart attack cause right side chest pain that radiates?

Could a heart attack cause right side chest pain that radiates?

Yes: It is rare but it can happen. Especially in women, heart attack symptoms may be atypical.

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Can citraplex anxiety medication cause chest pain or heart issues?

Can citraplex anxiety medication cause chest pain or heart issues?

Not likely: Citraplex or ciprolex generic escitalopram is a ssri antidepressant used to treat depression and generalized anxiety disorder. Recent research has shown that electrocardiogram qt is prolonged (an abnormality in the heart's electrical system) but the incidence is rare.

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Can tea (caffeine) cause chest pain at the left side of the body by the heart?

Can tea (caffeine) cause chest pain at the left side of the body by the heart?

Caffeine: In small doses caffeine is not likely to cause chest pain. With large intake of caffeine there are several possible chest pain modlities.

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Could betahistine cause chest pain sensitive to touch. All heart tests were negative.

Could betahistine cause chest pain sensitive to touch. All heart tests were negative.

Not in the USA: Betahistine is not available in the usa but my research fails to reveal any such side effect. A tender chest wall is indicative of muscular and arthritic issues, not heart disease.

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What is the difference between chest pain caused by heart attack and the one caused by acidity in women?

What is the difference between chest pain caused by heart attack and the one caused by acidity in women?

Chest pain: Hi the chest pain from the heart usually is in the center of the chest and it's heavy feeling which is worse with any kind of movement and activity and gets better with rest.

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I usually have chest pain and heart burns at the same time please what can I use to stop it and also what is the cause?

I usually have chest pain and heart burns at the same time please what can I use to stop it and also what is the cause?

Possible GERD: This may be caused by reflux, for GERD. If this is the etiology, then taking a liquid antacid should make the discomfort disappear within 5-10 minutes. If this does not relieve the pain, then I would suggest seeing your health care provider for exam.

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I went to a party & the DJ loud music with strong bass caused strong hearbeating & chest pain. I felt sick & nauseous. Can loud music harm my heart?

I went to a party & the DJ loud music with strong bass caused strong hearbeating & chest pain. I felt sick & nauseous. Can loud music harm my heart?

There are some: Frequencies and volumes that can be detrimental if focused on the chest cavity or heart. It is unlikely this could happen in a recreational setting. Anxiety could contribute to your symptoms. Just avoid the situations in the future if you can.

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Could anxiety/stress cause sharp chest pain above your heart area?

Could anxiety/stress cause sharp chest pain above your heart area?

Chest Pain Causes: Yes, anxiety and stress can cause a sensation of pain in the left chest. Howeever, you should be seen by a doctor to rule out one of the more serious causes of chest pain.

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Can teens have heart disease? What is the main cause of chest pain in teena?

Not likely heart: Heart disease in a healthy teenager is of low likelihood unless there is strong family history and/or risk factors such as tobacco abuse, cocaine abuse, etc. Common causes of chest pain in an otherwise healthy teenager are anxiety, costochrondritis, or acid reflux. Very athletic teenagers (e.g. football or basketball players) can develop cardiomyopathy but it rarely presents as chest pain.

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