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Doctor insights on: Chest Cramps Causes

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Hi, I have a chest infection. I have bronchitis since i'm 4yrs old and this time the chest infection is causing cramps to my legs and arms .

Hi, I have a chest infection.
I have bronchitis since i'm 4yrs old and this time the chest infection is causing cramps to my legs and arms .

Infection: Yea you have infection than proper treatment in form of antibiotics, expectorant or other treatment may be needed . Cramps may be due to weakness, infection or electrolyte imbalance. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have pain and cramps on my middle chest it has some pricking when i breath what might be the cause?

I have pain and cramps on my middle chest it has some pricking when i breath what might be the cause?

Pleuritis: One possibility is pleuritis; it is inflammation of the lining of your chest; typically pain is worse with a deep breath or movement. The causes include infection or even a blood clot in your lungs so it's worth getting checked out. ...Read more

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Do stones in the kidney cause colic like pain? I feel cramps/pain in my side/back/chest. No fragments passed after ESWL and there is also a 4mm stone.

Do stones in the kidney cause colic like pain? I feel cramps/pain in my side/back/chest. No fragments passed after ESWL and there is also a 4mm stone.

Yes: If you are having colicky ( waxing and waning) pain and you recently had ESWL, you may be starting to pass some fragments of the stone they broke up. If pain continues or worsens, see your doctor as they need to be sure all the stone passes. Also you need to be sure pain isn't caused by anything else. Good luck! ...Read more

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I get trapped flaulence that causes bad cramps an bad chest pain that goes away after passing wind. Why chest pain? Echo, ecg, holters always normal.

GI vs heart: If pain goes away with passing gas, the source of pain is almost certainly the GI tract and not the heart. Part of the colon (large intestine) is just below the heart so the pain can sometimes be felt in the chest. Echo's, ecgs, and holters will not show GI issues. See a gastroenterologist if your symptoms continue. ...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