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What could cause dull chest pain between breasts?

What could cause dull chest pain between breasts?

Chest pain: Hi, the pain is not worse with activity then unlikely to originate from heart, then the pain could be from Stomach (acid reflux), spasm of Esophagus, muscle pain, rib pain. ...Read more

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The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


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What causes random chest dull pain left side?

What causes random chest dull pain left side?

Many things: Many causes of chest pain. First of all, you need to talk with your doctor to make sure this is not related to your heart. If it is not, then intestinal and musculoskeletal and lung problems may all cause it. However, it is most important to check the heart first! ...Read more

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After taking a long bike ride yesterday, I had dull achy chest pain and back pain and its not going away. What are possible causes?

After taking a long bike ride yesterday, I had dull achy chest pain and back pain and its not going away. What are possible causes?

Muscles: If the pain has been constant then more than likely you are having muscle aches. Poor positioning on the bike can cause this, this is amplified by long rides. Also not being in shape enough to complete the long ride without feeling beat could also be a part.
If the pain has been coming and going away completely, and gets worse with activity then see a doctor today. ...Read more

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I'm having a bit of chest pain to the left and in the same place in my upper back. It feels like a dull ache but more pressure than pain. Causes?

I'm having a bit of chest pain to the left and in the same place in my upper back. It feels like a dull ache but more pressure than pain. Causes?

Many causes........: There are many possible causes: heart (angina, heart attack, arrhythmia, heart valve issue, etc), lung (allergies, asthma, blood clot, etc), gastro (acid reflux, ulcer, etc), gallstones, pancreatitis, hormonal (thyroid, etc), muscular injury, pinched nerve, and mental (anxiety etc).

Given the large number of possible causes, you should see your GP for evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm 45yo, healthy female who recently had three intense episodes of centralized chest pain after eating--dull, tight pressure lasted 30 mins. Cause?

I'm 45yo, healthy female who recently had three intense episodes of centralized chest pain after eating--dull, tight pressure lasted 30 mins. Cause?

Reflux?: This maybe related to reflux or other esophageal issues. While it is less likely to be related to your heart, I would have it checked out, better safe than sorry as the old saying goes. ...Read more

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Can a liver/gallbladder problem cause pleurisy or any other kind of annoying dull chest pain that a month ago emergency insisted wasn't my heart?

Can a liver/gallbladder problem cause pleurisy or any other kind of annoying dull chest pain that a month ago emergency insisted wasn't my heart?

Follow-up as directed: The gallbladder to cause pain in the right upper quarter of the abdomen and epigastric region which can radiate to the back and lower chest. Peptic ulcer disease can also cause epigastric and lower chest pain. Other non-cardiac causes of chest pain include pleurisy, which is inflammation of the lining of the lung; muscle strain; and many other things. I'm glad you had your heart checked in the emergency department however I am sure they told you to follow up with your regular doctor and this is extremely important. ...Read more

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What could cause an hour long episode of deep dull central chest pain spasming to neck and jaw. It was not heart.?

Central chest pain: As described at the reported age a cardiac cause is primary concern;go to the nearest A&E/ER department now. ...Read more

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Achy dull chest pain every once in a while lasting no more than 5 mins. Pacs and pvcs at times. Md said not enough water or stress caused it. Ekg norml?

Achy dull chest pain every once in a while lasting no more than 5 mins. Pacs and pvcs at times. Md said not enough water or stress caused it. Ekg norml?

Not heart.: Achy dull CP occurring without relation to exertion at your age with normal ekg is not very likely to be related to the heart. Extra beats are perfectly normal at your age and as long as they suppress with exercise are of no consequence. At the end of the day you have chest pain without an identified cause. Musculoskeletal pain in the chest wall, esophageal irritation are most common causes. ...Read more

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I have pitted edema from my knee to my ankle on my right leg only. I have leg cramps also dull chest pain and pain between shoulder blades. Causes?

See your doctor: There are many different causes of these symptoms, the most worrisome include a problem with your heart or a blood clot. More history is needed to make an educated diagnosis, but I highly recommend you see your doctor or go to the emergency room right away to rule out the possibility of your heart or a blood clot causing these symptoms. ...Read more

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What cause chest pain?

What cause chest pain?

Many: There are many things that can cause chest pain, but usually it is acid reflux, arthritis of the ribs, anxiety, & much less commonly hardening of the arteries or inflammation of the heart coverings = pericarditis, tumors, splitting apart of the main outflow blood vessel of the heart = aortic dissection. Get checked out by your primary care doctor or a cardiologist. Hrs, md www. Thepmc. Org. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain?

Lots of things,: Chest pain causes could range from minor things such as strained muscles or heartburn to serious ones like a heart attack or a pulmonary embolism. It should be checked out by a physician. ...Read more

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What can cause chest pain?

What can cause chest pain?

Many things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes my chest pain?

What causes my chest pain?

Multiple: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. ...Read more

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Will slouching cause chest pain?

Will slouching cause chest pain?

CP: Chest pain can be due to- heart attacks, aneurysm, pericarditis, pleurisy, pneumonia, acid reflux, 'gas', esophagitis, pulmonary embolism, gall bladder disease, costochondritis, rib fractures, cancers etc. Get evaluated. ...Read more

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Chest pain, what are the causes?

Chest pain, what are the causes?

Chest pain: Chest pain can be anything from a strained muscle to a problem with your lungs or your heart.

If the pain is only mild or was brief and has completely gone then it is probably safe to see your GP.

Call an ambulance if you have
- breathlessness
- nausea
- sweating
- severe pain
- a history of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure or cholesterol, smoking ...Read more

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What causes noncardiac chest pain?

Many things: Many things can cause non-cardiac chest pain. Anxiety and stress, esophageal disorders, stomach disorders, reflux disease, pulmonary diseases like copd, asthma, pleuritis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, herpes zoster, costrochondritis, just to name a few. ...Read more

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