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Doctor insights on: Central Chest Pain Radiating To The Neck Or Upper Extremities

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...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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I suffer from asthma & my gp has given me lazsprosol due to the steroids irritating me. I'm still getting chest pain, central and up into my neck.

I suffer from asthma & my gp has given me lazsprosol due to the steroids irritating me. I'm still getting chest pain, central and up into my neck.

What medications : Are you taking? Depending on your symptoms you should be on one of the following or combination: long acting steroid, long acting beta agonist, long acting anti cholinergic, a prostaglandin inhibitor if you have allergies, and possibly theophylline. ...Read more

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Sudden right side chest pain. Radiating to shoulder/neck/back. Hurts to use or put pressure on. Dizziness. Hurts with deep breaths. Help.

See below : More information (HX of trauma), a physical exam and a ECG are required to diagnose you. See a physician as soon as possible, as It could be a anything from a broken or lacerated rib to pericarditis. However, I doubt that you are having a heart attack or acute coronary syndrome. ...Read more

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Chest pain, radiating to arm, shoulder and side of neck but also into my tongue. Is tongue pain part of heart attack sign?

Chest pain, radiating to arm, shoulder and side of neck but also into my tongue. Is tongue pain part of heart attack sign?

May be heart related: Yes! the location of radiating pain is not specific, and it can be cardiac (heart) related whenever there is chest pain - radiating or not. Whether it goes into your tongue is irrelevant - it's possibly a very serious indication that a heart attack is imminent. It should always be ruled out, so get an exam for this very soon. ...Read more

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Can neck injury cause chest pain?

Can neck injury cause chest pain?

Possibly: Irritation to lower nerves in the neck can on occasion manifest as chest pain. But ruling out the more worrisome causes of chest pain needs to be done. ...Read more

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I have heavy chest pain, i can't bend my neck, is t a sign of pregnant?

No, but it's a sign!: "heavy chest pain" is a sign to go to the E.R. If one's doctor is not readily available. Chest pain symptoms can be a heart attack. One should not drive himself (it's safer to go by ambulance). If he turns out not to have heart attack symptoms, the E.R. Will also have evaluated for chest problems such as a collapsed lung or a pneumonia. A chest x-ray, ekg, and labs can be done quickly at the E.R. ...Read more

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I have chest pain that goes up into my neck and shortness of breath. Any ideas?

Concerned...: Dear bm00r3, the symptoms you describe are concerning. Without knowing too much more about your health status and risk factors, what you describe could be due coronary artery disease. I would suggest talking to a doctor very soon about your complaints and going ahead with appropriate tests to diagnose what the underlying problem is. Don't underestimate this issue! ...Read more

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Severe pain whilst breathing in shoulders, neck and arm hurt and really bad chest pain?

Severe pain whilst breathing in shoulders, neck and arm hurt and really bad chest pain?

Go nearest ER now: Many possibilities. Seek emergency medical attention without delay. Call 911 now. ...Read more

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Extremity (Definition)

Is appendage or body part that extends from the main body, such as arms or ...Read more