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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Right And Left Chest Ache

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Dr. Richard Levin
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Chest ache shifts right and left depending on position. Pressure when breathing in cough up some mucus chest feels semi tight,Better during sleep.

Chest ache shifts right and left depending on position. Pressure when breathing in cough up some mucus chest feels semi tight,Better during sleep.

Rule out asthma: Any difficulty in breathing might be due to asthma. This is a treatable condition; but if ignored, you can get permanent damage to your lungs. You are 22; now is the time to get therapy. Are your headaches and anxiety due to your not getting enough air to your brain? Let's find out NOW while you can fix these things. ...Read more

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Ache on left top chest only when breathing deeply from chest The deeper, the more noticeable chest ache Fine with diaphram breathing No other symptoms?

Ache on left top chest only when breathing deeply from chest
The deeper, the more noticeable chest ache
Fine with diaphram breathing
No other symptoms?

Probably muscular: Probably musculoskeletal pain, due to muscle tightness or strain. Could also be a more severe cause of inflammation in the lung sometimes issues like blood clot however if not having shortness of breath I would try stretching and icing the affected area. If no relief, I would recommend following up with your primary care physician to rule out something more serious. ...Read more

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I have a aching left arm and chest ache. Is this somethin to worry about?

I have a aching left arm and chest ache. Is this somethin to worry about?

See doctor now!!: Aching, heaviness or pressure involving the arms, neck and chest may be symptoms of a heart attack. Please seek medical attention right away for evaluation! do not wait. Heart attacks can occur in 30-year-olds. ...Read more

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Chest ache. Not really a pain Sometimes it's on the left of my chest and sometimes right. Yes I have depression/Anxiety?

Chest ache. Not really a pain Sometimes it's on the left of my chest and sometimes right. Yes I have depression/Anxiety?

Probably OK: See your family doctor for an evaluation. I don't think you have anything to worry about. It may ease your mind and offer you reassurance if your doctor listens to your heart and lungs. Maybe an EKG or even a chest xray if indicated. You could have costochondritis which is an inflammation between the sternum and the ribs. This is benign and gets better over time. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Two negative nuclear stress tests last one in january. Have mvp. Still have left sided chest ache after not during exertion.Could mvp explain this?

Two negative nuclear stress tests last one in january. Have mvp. Still have left sided chest ache after not during exertion.Could mvp explain this?

Chest Pain: Frustrating problem for both patients and physicians... What did your cardiologist tell you about other causes of pain? Has costochondritis been ruled out? What about vasospasm (prinzmetal's angina) mvp is not a cause of pain in the context of 2 negative nuclear stress tests. An internet doctor cannot diagnose the causes of your chest pain nor adequately reassure you. This is simply a suggestion. ...Read more

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