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Difference between dyspnea and chest fullness?

Difference between dyspnea and chest fullness?

Objective v subjecti: In medicine, we use different terms for subjective symptoms--that which the patient complains of in their own words; and objective signs--observations that the physician makes and notes down using standardized medical terminology. Dyspnea is a medical term the physician would note down if the breathing pattern was abnormal or slow (tachypnea=fast breathing). Chest fullness is a sensation. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause feeling of chest fullness/soreness? Whenever i get anxious right side of chest feels stiff/sore but when calm i feel nothing

Can anxiety cause feeling of chest fullness/soreness? Whenever i get anxious right side of chest feels stiff/sore but when calm i feel nothing

Yes: Anxiety can cause many symptoms from chest pain to shortness of breath to hyperventilation. Seek the help of a counselor or psychiatrist with experience with anxiety to learn coping mechanisms to relieve your anxiety. ...Read more

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Pain on top of abdomen and in chest. Been eval. for chest full work up and angiogram included and nothing found been in several times for chest pain. ?

Pain on top of abdomen and in chest. Been eval. for chest full work up and angiogram included and nothing found been in several times for chest pain. ?

Stomach related: Very rare to have heart problems at your age. Acid reflex, peptic ulcers or hiatal hernia is more likely. Try with Prilosec 40 mg daily for 2 months daily. If pain persistent, see Gastrointestonist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Have heartburn/tight chest & full body rash (itchy, little red dots, irritating behind ear)- flu shot given 5 days ago, s/s started 1 day later.?

Have heartburn/tight chest & full body rash (itchy, little red dots, irritating behind ear)- flu shot given 5 days ago, s/s started 1 day later.?

Viral exanthem: This could be a viral rash, but you can't discount other possible causes exanthems can be caused by toxins or drugs, microorganisms, or can result from autoimmune disease. It could be related to the flu shot, but not necessarily. A visit to the medical doctor could be warranted here. ...Read more

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Hi am 42 old lady have stinging tearing pain in chest full feeling heavy feeling nauseas dizzy low energy suffer from hypothyrioism use awa00mq brain.

Hi am 42 old lady have stinging tearing pain in chest full feeling heavy feeling nauseas dizzy low energy suffer from hypothyrioism use awa00mq brain.

Chest pain emergency: If you have chest discomfort which lasts for more than a few minutes and is concerning to you, you should seek immediate medical attention. There are many causes of chest pain and some are not serious but coronary syndromes and pulmonary emboli can be fatal so please get checked out right away. ...Read more

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Had a lot of tests recently 8 ecgs ct scan of chest full blood work dopplers of both legs im just convinced im going to die i suffer aniexty but nothign is reasuring me im petrified iv seeked help but none availble for 2 weeks am i likely to die ?

Had a lot of tests recently 8 ecgs ct scan of chest full blood work dopplers of both legs im just convinced im going to die i suffer aniexty but nothign is reasuring me im petrified iv seeked help but none availble for 2 weeks am i likely to die ?

Reasonable but...: Some hovering concern about health and life now and in the future is quite normal as long as not being overrun by obsession to incapacitate daily living to fulfill a desirable vibrant active life. To ease and control unwanted overrunning anxiety, please peruse articles in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html, http://formefirst.com/LifeFacts1.html, http://formefirst.com/LifeFacts3.html, etc. ...Read more

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Chest feels full of fluid, wheezy. What is it?

Chest feels full of fluid, wheezy. What is it?

Can't tell: Without an exam. Could be allergies. Could be asthma. Could be bronchitis or pneumonia. Could be a cold. Could be the flu.There are lots of conditions that can cause that feeling and your best recourse is a physical exam. Make an appointment with your doc. Breathing is fundamental. ...Read more

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My right side oft head is hurting and my cheeks and chest are full of red blotches?

My right side oft head is hurting and my cheeks and chest are full of red blotches?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more