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Chest Pain (Overview)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are serious and even life-threatening.


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What causes chest pain?

What causes chest pain?

Lots of things,: Chest pain causes could range from minor things such as strained muscles or heartburn to serious ones like a heart attack or a pulmonary embolism. It should be checked out by a physician. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Overview)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are serious and even life-threatening.


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Do doctors in ers treat chest pain in teenagers seriously?

Do doctors in ers treat chest pain in teenagers seriously?

Yes: Chest pain is always treated seriously, especially as diabetes and obesity becomes a bigger problem in adolescents, along with the ever-present risk of drug abuse. Rarely does chest pain signify something serious in this age group but a proper history and physical examination will be done, followed by tests and labs if needed. ...Read more

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Y'day i had stabbing chest pain just to the left of my left breast. Painful all day and today feels badly bruised to the touch. Ideas?

Y'day i had stabbing chest pain just to the left of my left breast. Painful all day and today feels badly bruised to the touch. Ideas?

Have it evaluated: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications. ...Read more

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How is the heart failure, chest pain treated?

How is the heart failure, chest pain treated?

See below.: Very differently depending on the cause. Too large a subject to cover in a few lines. ...Read more

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Is lortab an effective treatment for chest pain?

Is lortab an effective treatment for chest pain?

See a doctor: Unless one is 100% percent sure that your chest pain is not coming from your heart taking anarcotic to treat it is foolish. ...Read more

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Treatment of right upper side chest pain?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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What cures chest pain due to acid?

What cures chest pain due to acid?

Gerd treatment: Chest pain due to acid needs to be treated in many ways. Your eating habits need to be addressed: how much you eat, when you eat, what you eat. There are medications that can reduce the amount of acid or counteract the acid. Sleeping habits need to be addressed. This is complicated and you should see a gastroenterologist about gastro-esophageal reflux disease. ...Read more

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How can someone get rid of chest pain?

How can someone get rid of chest pain?

Depends: Of course, it depends on the cause of the chest pain. The treatment of chest pain related to a fractured rib is totally different from that related to a heart attack for instance. ...Read more

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I have had asthma all my life, is it normal for my maintenance drug to cause chest pain?

I have had asthma all my life, is it normal for my maintenance drug to cause chest pain?

Unlikely: Depending what medication you are using, some with long acting beta agonists have been linked to cardiac problems in a subpopulation of uncontrolled asthmatics. Talk to your treating physician about your symptoms, maybe your asthma is not controlled. ...Read more

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Chest Tightness (Definition)

Chest tightness is a squeezing sensation or sense of heaviness within the chest. If this sensation occurs in response to the heart not receiving enough blood, it ...Read more


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Chest Pressure (Definition)

Chest pressure is a sensation of heaviness on or within the chest. If this sensation occurs in response to the heart not receiving enough blood, it ...Read more


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