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Chest Medically Fit
Yes: Only very rarely, is a chest wall deformity so severe that it would impair physical performance. These patients do not have any limitations generally. ...Read more
Sir please tell me what are the severe conditions of pigeon chest? And if a person has no problem having pigeon chest is he medically fit or not?
Pigeon breast: In general there are no health problems unless severe. So check with your local health care team. ...Read more
Can typically fix the problem in patients under 18
Consult pediatric theist surgeon ...Read more
A very small Extra bone detected on chest rib during medical exam of visa. He is not having any pains. Besides he is physically fit. Plz help in this.
Sir if a person has pigeon chest, and there is no problem of respiration as well as any other problem with him, is he medically fit????
IN GENERAL TERMS YES: In general the answer is yes at some point you should be seen by someone for evaluation if possible since the degree of disability is relatedto how severe the codition is ...Read more
I have mild to moderate chest pain when I exercise. I am fit and it recently started occurring. What could this be?
Seek help: While it is unlikely that this is concerning ischemia (the type of heart disease that involves blockages of arteries), any chest pain that persists warrants an evaluation. In fact it could even be an exercise induced variant of asthma. It's hard to say without more information and examining you, but again, I would still strongly suggest an in-person evaluation. Best of luck. ...Read more
I'm 32, quite fit female but have been getting flutters in my chest the last two days that are really freaking me out, don't have any pain with them?
Family practice: If no pain or lightheadedness you could make appt with your dr. However you should be seen. Consider going to the er if heart rate is fast or if you have chest pain. You may have a benign process but still needs further testing. Echocardiogram, holter monitor lab studies for thyroid disease should be done. ...Read more
With no prior medical issues what could be responsible for burning sensation in left part of the chest?
Depends: Depends whether it is a deep or superficial burning, and whether you shortness of breath as well. Left chest discomfort means a heart problem should be ruled out--see your primary doctor. Depending on the exam (listening to chest/heart sounds), you may need an electrocardiogram (ekg) or other tests. If the burning is superficial and is the only symptom, this may be musculoskeletal strain. ...Read more
Chest pain everywhere comes and goes, no particularlar pattern. No sob associated with th chest pain. Reasonably fit, I run anshow to the gym.
Most likely: Musculoskeletal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Chest pain in the ER: There are many causes of chest pain. Some are dire emergencies while others are from minor conditions. In an er we are mainly concerned with making sure you don't require emergency intervention. It can be frustrating for patients when all of our er tests are normal. However this is always good news! Even if a final answer to your symptoms is not found in the er, for many it is place to start. ...Read more
I'm 20 yet doesn't fit any bra size. I'm flat chested, is this hormonal imbalance? Is there a solution?
Maybe: You should see a fertility specialists to get a more full assessment. It is important to understand your full puberty before knowing if there is something abnormal going on. There may be some treatments available but they usually don't work as well at 20 compared top 15. But time is of the essence to be evaluated. ...Read more
Pain and lumps in chest lost appetite and weight my mom is very stubborn she won't see medical attention will it get worse?
I have this ache in my chest that comes and goes during the day. It is mild but I am very concerned. I feel physically fit. Is it myocarditis?
Cannot diagnose: This sounds sufficiently concerning to warrant your being seen by a doctor quickly. Do not try to solve this over the internet. Make a list of all your symptoms and undergo a thorough exam. Good luck. ...Read more
I get very stressed I get l side chest pain, can last between hours -1/2 days.? Muscular? Is this a cause for concern? 23, ex smoker, moderately fit
Concern: Should be more on how to control your emotion to a level not to cause your chest pain. If you are moderately fit it means you do work out and if you have no CP at that time, it is unlikely you have angina. The length of time of your pain, 1/2 day, means if you have angina you would have had an mi. Your risks seem to be low esp being a young female. Try to live a less stressful life. ...Read more
Fit male twenties, For the last week or so I have had a pain in the middle of my chest. It isn't a sharp pain, more of a dull ache. What could it be?
A few causes: Cardiac pain is usually associated with exertion and resolved with rest. Chest wall pain associated with movement of upper torso/arms, or can be pinpointed with a finger pushing on a spot, is musculoskeletal. There are other causes. See your doctor for more detailed interview and exam. ...Read more
I did some cocaine and now have mild chest pain over the left side. I won't be touching the drug again but just wondered, should I seek medical help?
Possibly: It is not uncommon for people to experience chest pain from using cocaine. If you regularly use, I would be concerned about your heart. If it was a one time thing that may be less likely. However, I still think that it would be a good idea to get it checked out in order to determine your baseline health whether you plan on using again or not. ...Read more
What are the reasons why chest xrays result is blurry, I mean the immigration medical they told my friend she is under sputum test cuz her xrays blury?
Checking for TB: The U.S. immigration exam requires making sure that a patient does not have active tuberculosis (TB). If a chest X-ray is suspicious for TB (or has poor image quality), the patient might undergo further testing to see if an infection is present. ...Read more
Pectus carinatum: Pc when the chest protrudes.Get a more detailed answer ›
After having a bad viral chest infection an no exercise for 2 months will I find it hard once I return to exercise? As I was fit
Unfortunately "you can't take it where you left it". You risk injury. You will need to take it easy at first and gradually increase your aerobics, weights, etc. Until you reach your pre-illness level.
If you were out for 2 months, it might take you 2 months to get back. ...Read more
I'm 25, physically fit. Every few minutes I get sharp pain on my left chest, then I feel nausea, body tingles, and feel cold, what's wrong.?
Need checkup NOW:
Do not Pass Go-
Do not Collect $200.00
Do not stop to put up any hotels on Park Place.
Just get thee to a doctor...closest one possible. This may be nothing given your statement of being 25 and physically fit...but there's sense in taking a chance and consider this just another opportunity to prove how fit you are. Get checked out for the heart and you'll be glad you did. ...Read more
Can xray result sometimes gives wrong resultsss... then when I re Xray after long months. Its NORMAL Chest Again :) annual medical xray exams?
Chest x-ray interpre: The chest x-ray does not show wrong results, the radiologist may miss- interpret the images. Remember that the x-ray. It's a static image, and has multiple limitations. It depends on the hardness of the x-ray, for example, for bone tissue is quite different than for soft tissue. The patient that has pulmonary pneumonia, has an x-ray, which shows increase density the lung, the density is high, hashas been treated, and the fluid collection goes away. The density of the tissue returns to normal, then the abnormal density returns to normal ...Read more
Fast jogging and ran for some minutes (5-10mins) and me and my friend (both physically fit) both felt a pain in chest/heart area. What can it be?
Poor training: Sudden burst of exercise cause muscular ischemia which will show as spasm or pain. I t is not a disease. You must train yourself gradually. For every 15 min you walk you can run 1 min next day. You can go as high as you want. There will be no pain. I am a marathon runner. If you do not exercise for 2 weeks, you have to start from the beginning. Remember gradual increments. ...Read more
Everytime I lay down, I have a coughing fit, it feels like its all in my chest. If I laugh I cough, and I cough up mucas I don't smoke ciggerates?
Heartburn?: One possibility isrhatvyiubhave GERDor LPR. It's when acid or whatever is in your stomach comes up to your throat. When lying flat gravity helps to bring more acid up. So, try avoiding eating for 3 hours before lying down. If symptoms really bad get evaluated by surgeon, ENT, or GI doctor. ...Read more