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I have a cold why does my chest burn?

I have a cold why does my chest burn?

Need more info: Not sure what "burn" in chest means or what other symptoms you may be having. When you have a viral illness it may leave you more prone to secondary bacterial infection. Suggest that if this continues you see a doctor and get diagnosed appropriately. ...Read more

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My chest burn when I cough I only have a little musuc coming up it like it stuck what should I do?

My chest burn when I cough I only have a little musuc coming up it like it stuck what should I do?

Doctor: You have an infection in your chest till proven otherwise.
See your doctor to have your chest examined. May as well need a chest xray as west
Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why does my chest burn in the presence of smoke, cleaner, perfume, etc? Even a distance away, still happens. Takes hour or so after to go away

Why does my chest burn in the presence of smoke, cleaner, perfume, etc? Even a distance away, still happens. Takes hour or so after to go away

Asthma/allergies: Dyspnea, or uncomfortable breathing, or a symptom of burning with breaths after exposure to a noxious chemical like smoke or cleaners means the airway is reacting strongly to the substance. Allergies, asthma, or other airway or lung condition is likely to be the underlying problem but requires evaluation by physician. Obviously, avoid any noxious fumes, when possible and go to your doctor. ...Read more

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Could use expert help with why my chest burn when I run?

Could use expert help with why my chest burn when I run?

See your primary doc: Chest pain with exercise can suggest a heart problem. There are, however, other causes like gastric reflux (heartburn), muscular strain, or costochondritis. Since pain with exercise (exertional chest pain) can represent a life threatening situation, I would advise a complete cardiac workup by your primary care doctor or cardiologist. ...Read more

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What can it mean if your chest burn by the heart?

What can it mean if your chest burn by the heart?

Gastric reflux: In a young person, this is commonly gerd. Rarely if ever cardiac. Must also consider hiatal hernia. ...Read more

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Why do my lungs and chest burn after cardio workout.?

Why do my lungs and chest burn after cardio workout.?

Numerous reasons: This burning could be due to one or more of several different conditions including but not limited to, angina, reactive airway disease/asthma/copd, or something less serious like deconditioning. It is important to follow up with your primary doctor to rule out a serious cardiac or pulmonary condition before you work out again. ...Read more

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Throat chest burn gas rectum?

Throat chest burn gas rectum?

More info needed: From what little you have written it is impossible to know what your question is or what your problem is. Please give much more information. ...Read more

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Can going on a power walk for the first time cause chest burn have acid reflux and chest burning so wondering?

Can going on a power walk for the first time cause chest burn have acid reflux and chest burning so wondering?

Yes, but be careful: Chest burning, aching, pressure, or pain that occurs when you exert yourself, is also characteristic of that associated with heart attack warning signs. The chances, that someone in your age group has heart disease, is small, but exceptions do occur, so it's not something to take a chance with. To answer your question, reflux can coincide with walking. Call 911 if unexplained chest pain returns ...Read more

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44 yo fem- kids mild croup; chest burn & chills 103 last nt & down AM but 102.8 today. Hurts 2 brthe rt side & costo. Light disch; more dry. C doc?

44 yo fem- kids mild croup; chest burn & chills 103 last nt & down AM but 102.8 today. Hurts 2 brthe rt side & costo. Light disch; more dry. C doc?

See a doctor: Your symptoms do not sound like the croup symptoms your kids have. The pain with breathing and fever sound suspicious for pneumonia. Please see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have had constant panic for two weeks. Took. 25 mg at 1:20pm and. 5 mg of ativan (lorazepam) before bed and am wide awake w chest burn. What do I do?

I have had constant panic for two weeks. Took. 25 mg at 1:20pm and. 5 mg of ativan (lorazepam) before bed and am wide awake w chest burn. What do I do?

Panic/Anxiety: I understand your distress.
Ativan dose taken by you does not seem adequate for constant panic.
For “constant panic for two weeks” and chest burn indicate the need to go to ER for complete Diagnosis, and based upon that Treatment including Medication with right dose, Therapy and Breathing Relaxation. ...Read more

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Had a small cough and voice going in and out sometimes for past two weeks no fever not feeling ill or sick cough chest burn sometimes?

Sounds viral: Sounds like a viral illness. Mild bronchitis and laryngitis. Antibiotics are not helpful, and this should eventually run its course. Over the counter cough medicine will help. The burning in the chest comes from mild inflammation of the layers of the lungs. It is called pleurisy. Ibuprofen should help. ...Read more

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Chest burn when I eat or drink and a lot of the time really was diagnosed with anxiety disorder lburning been going on almost 2 week could it be heart?

Chest burn when I eat or drink and a lot of the time really was diagnosed with anxiety disorder lburning been going on almost 2 week could it be heart?

Anxiety-Heartburn: With continued symptoms you need to get checked again. No MD, but have a lot pt. With anxiety. Anxiety can create a heightened state of arousal that can increase stomach upset and acid, so even if you have anxiety, you could have very real stomach issues as a result. If correct, should go away with Pepcid or the like, but follow up with Doc, make sure nothing more. Psychotherapy too ...Read more

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Hello my friend drank hot soup and her throat and chest burn (mostly her chest). What should we do?

Hello my friend drank hot soup and her throat and chest burn (mostly her chest). What should we do?

Pharynx/esophageal I: How long ago, The condition is very serious.
She should go to an emergency room, stat.

She most probably has burned the esophageal mucosa, and also the wall, which has leaked contents into the chest.
Requires an MRI, an upper endoscopy; pharynx, esophagus, stomach. Assess severity of the burn. Swallow contrast, look for leaks into the chest. ...Read more

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It's been 3 days where I wake up with heartburn feeling & gullet/chest burn too. I don't eat fatty food before going to sleep. What's the reason then?

It's been 3 days where I wake up with heartburn feeling & gullet/chest burn too. I don't eat fatty food before going to sleep. What's the reason then?

Acid reflux: You are suffering from acid reflux. Fatty foods is not the only reason for that. You may have hiatal hernia that is responsible or the inflammation in the your stomach or the valve that cause it. I suggest that you do watch what you're eating in order to avoid foods known to cause/aggravate your symptoms. There are some acid reducers you can try over-the-counter. If those don't help, see doc. ...Read more

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Why does my chest always burn when I cough?

Why does my chest always burn when I cough?

Possible ge reflux: Coughing is sometimes associated ge reflux or causes cough. Burning is often a symptom of gastroesophageal reflux. Coughing, vomiting, straining, or sudden physical exertion can cause increased pressure in the abdomen and reflux and sometimes hernia. Contact your doctor for advice as far as change in eating habit, tmedication for relief or need for tests such as imaging, ph probe, or endoscopy. ...Read more

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I have white tiny bumps on my chest they burn they are in a patch?

I have white tiny bumps on my chest they burn they are in a patch?

Herpes?: This could be herpes simplex, which erupts in a cluster of tiny blisters, or if more widespread ftom back to front, it would more likely be herpes zoster (shingles). Both are painful. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Small white bumps on neck and chest, they burn and itch sometimes. What could be causing this?

Small white bumps on neck and chest, they burn and itch sometimes. What could be causing this?

Numerous possible: Many things can cause rashes and itchy bumps. Could be a simple heat rash, a contact dermatitis, an allergic reaction to something, etc. Rashes unfortunately can not be diagnosed over the computer so get the area evaluated visually by a dr., best wishes. ...Read more

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Last night I spilled tea on my chest the burn turned red I cooled it with a compress and put neosporin today it's smaller but darker is that normal?

Last night I spilled tea on my chest the burn turned red I cooled it with a compress and put neosporin today it's smaller but darker is that normal?

Burns: Whenever we burn our skin we cause an inflammatory response. If the skin remains red for a time period, it may become darker due to pigmentation changes in the skin. This is a normal process to healing. Try to use aloe to soothe the burn and take vitamin c to help with healing. ...Read more

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What can be good for chest/heart burn?

What can be good for chest/heart burn?

Heart burn: Take Tums (calcium carbonate) or ppi or h2 blockers. Consult your physician to rule out heart problems. Heart pain also sometimes mimics heart burn. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a kidney infection cause your chest to burn?

Please tell me, could a kidney infection cause your chest to burn?

Not really: Not that I know of. However, chest burning is not only due to a disease in the chest. For example, reflux of gastric contents, can cause these symptoms. Also if you were treated with antibiotics, some may cause other symptoms. Speak with your local physician about these symptoms. ...Read more

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I've slight cough lately also smoke today I've had bad pain across all my chest times hurts breath in eating even hurt when past my chest heart burn?

I've slight cough lately also smoke today I've had bad pain across all my chest times hurts breath in eating even hurt when past my chest heart burn?

See your PCP: There are many possible causes for a chest pain like lung problems, muscle pain, excessive smoking, and gastrointestinal problems. Regardless, chest pain with shoulder pains, is always a red flag and visit to a doctor and cardiologist is warranted. Take this opportunity to quit smoking. Life is beautiful! . ...Read more