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Causes Of Constricted Chest
Rarely, when in bed at night, my chest feels heavy & it feels as if takes more to breathe & i'm being constricted as if i were to pass out. Causes?
Sounds serious: In your age group it would be unusual to have cardiac disease, but just to be sure, get this checked out. ...Read more
Chest Pain: Cause of chest pain are multiple not all the time is the heart at your age is less likely. But still needs to be rule out. GERD (heartburn), costochondritis or inflammation of the joint between the ribs and breast bone, muscle sprain, asthma, pneumonia, bronchitis all can cause chest pain ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Evaluation: You need evaluation for cardiac or lung problem. Ekg, chest x-ray, blood testing, possible stress testing may be indicated depending on the details of your history and examination by a medical practitioner. Unusual sensations in the chest or arms is cardiac until proven otherwise. Go get it checked out now. Office or emergency room, whichever is open. ...Read more
Could be...: If you are young and having pain for more than a couple of days, without relation to physical activities, shortness of breath etc...Your symptoms could be simply from inflammation in the joints between breastbone and ribs (costochndritis). If you sit perfect still and don't have pain and when you move or breathe then have pain, it could be your chest wall/muscle spasm.. Check with your doc.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Dimpling?: In a woman, dimpling in the chest/breast area can be a serious sign that needs in person investigation by a physician. Sometimes "dents" or dimpling are caused by growths under the skin, or they can be at the site of a muscle or tendon tear that creates a defect. Please visit your physician for a physical exam. ...Read more
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