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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
My chest burn when I cough I only have a little musuc coming up it like it stuck what should I do?
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
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
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
We all know chest burn/discomfort/sob can be from GI or other causes. How can you diagnose angina clinically. Would angina symptoms only during exertion?
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
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
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?
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 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
Is there anything I can do to sleep.? I have a dry cough that seems to try and bring up yellow junk. My chest burn from coughing nonstopp
Get examined: You cannot be diagnosed online. Please get seen for a medical exam. ...Read more
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
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
Why chest burn occurs? Nd he s an alcoholic nd aged 50+ he also has left hand pain some times for 1 2 days he has b.P also can u please suggest home remdy
Cough: You may have a problem with the bronchi, the air passages of the lung. You should see your doctor. ...Read more
Hello my friend drank hot soup and her throat and chest burn (mostly her chest). What should we do?
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
My acid reflux seems to be getting worst I'm only 19 now everytime I breathe I get short of breath and my chest burn and makes my shoulder hurt?
Gerd: Should discuss with your doctor, likely needier treatment. ...Read more
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
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
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?
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
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