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Left chest pain, breathing pain, random attacks?

Several causes: Well at 17, I would say that anxiety could play a role. If chest pain was cardiac certainly you would have had known this from prior physical exams by doc. Now, breathing pain could be viral or perhaps inflammatory such as in pneumonitis. Ramdom attacks must mean they come and go and resolve without treatment. I would ask your doc to schedule full lung function testing with provocation. ...Read more

Breathing (Definition)

Breathing is the way we take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide (co2) through out lungs. When our lungs expand we take fresh air in that contains oxygen and then when our lungs ...Read more


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I do exercise chest stretching. Two days I have chest pain. Breathing difficulty. Small Panic attack occurs & numbness tingling on face...help indeed!!

I do exercise chest stretching. Two days I have chest pain. Breathing difficulty. Small Panic attack occurs & numbness tingling on face...help indeed!!

Likely from exercise: Of course of your chest pain occurs after the exercises, then it is mot likely related to the exercises. And on exams, the pain will most likely be reproduced. Breathing difficulty needs to be examined by a doctor to see if you oxygen level and other vitals are also abnormal or not.
It is only after careful exams can we decide what is going on with you. ...Read more

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I have been suffering for half a year already with different kinds of health problems. Chest pain, breathing difficult, breastbone pain, blood in stool?

I have been suffering for half a year already with different kinds of health problems. Chest pain, breathing difficult, breastbone pain, blood in stool?

Multitude of symptom: I would suggest visiting with your primary care doctor or an emergency department asap. You have several symptoms that can be associated with significant disease/illness. Sounds like you could have several things going on. Best of luck. See your doctor soon. If chest pain is severe or new, you should be evaluated immediately to rule out a heart attack. ...Read more

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31 m — dads brother died of lukemia at 21. Chance I have it? Been sick these past 6 months did CBC blood smear and all kinds of tests normal. Ruled out stomach and lung. Having constant chest pain breathing and headaches for 5 months. Test do I need?

31 m — dads brother died of lukemia at 21. Chance I have it? Been sick these past 6 months did CBC blood smear and all kinds of tests normal. Ruled out stomach and lung. Having constant chest pain breathing and headaches for 5 months. Test do I need?

Heme Onc: Sorry you are under so much stress. Depending on the type of leukemia and lymphoma there is not usually an inherited component but some risk factors can be inherited. I recommend a Hematology Consult for a careful physical exam and some imaging. Good luck to you. Read:https://www.cancer.org/cancer/acute-lymphocytic-leukemia/causes-risks-prevention/risk-factors.html ...Read more

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What can cause chest pain during breathing?

What can cause chest pain during breathing?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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My left side chest pain while breathing, should I be worried?

My left side chest pain while breathing, should I be worried?

Pain with breathing: Pain with breathing could be due to a variety of reasons, e.g. Muscle, bone, lining of the lungs (pleural), etc. Not all diagnoses are "worrisome" however you should first be evaluated to determine what the cause of your pain is before one can tell if it is serious or not. ...Read more

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I have severe chest pain when breathing. What could be wrong?

I have severe chest pain when breathing. What could be wrong?

Chest pain: Severe chest pain on breathing in a 33y/o is usual pleural inflammation and generally will go away by itself. If it doesn't should consult your doctor to see if something else is causing it. Would usually resolve in a week or less. ...Read more

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I'm having pain in back upper right when breathing deeply. It sometimes follows by chest pain when breathing normally, but not frequently. ?

Pain when breath: Do you think we (I) can read your mind?. I cannot. Age gender smoking history meds taking other illnesses? I am not Sherlock Holmes usually. So could be pleurisy due to pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, cancer of the lung, shingles and many other things. ...Read more

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What could cause chest pain while breathing in?

What could cause chest pain while breathing in?

Usually pleurisy: Which is irritation of the lining of the chest cavities, usually from inflammation or infection (pneumonia) or can be from lung cancer. If persists, see your md and possibly get chest x-ray. ...Read more

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Chest pain, shallow breathing, and I'm feeling very lethargic, please what could be wrong?

Get an evaluation: Chest pain, shallow breath and lethargy can be symptoms of multiple conditions including cardiac disease, lung disease. I would recommend you to have an evaluation for appropriate diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What causes chest pain while breathing in after eating?

Aspiration?: It is not entirely clear when the pain comes on (are you breathing in immediately after eating and then having pain, or just have pleuritic pain after eating a meal). In either case, it could be that you are inhaling either food directly into your lungs or getting gastric contents in your lungs. However, cough is the more common symptom of either.... Are you having a cough? ...Read more

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What causes chest pain while breathing in after eating?

What causes chest pain while breathing in after eating?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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Caughing, weezing, chest pain, trouble breathing.... I don't have asthma please help me?

Caughing, weezing, chest pain, trouble breathing.... I don't have asthma please help me?

Need Doctor exam: Need to have concern over allergies and gastric reflux.
Gi ulcers can produce similar symptoms. ...Read more

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Chest pain when breathing in deeply followed by a "pop" sound. What could it be?

Chest pain: You could have pneumonia with pleural inflammation. The pop would be inflation of collapsed lung when you breathe in and expand lung. You should go see a doc and get checked. ...Read more

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Serious chest pain and breathing difficulty? Asthma at 60?

Can be a heart probl: Chest pain and shortness of breath including wheezing can be a sign of heart disease specially at the age of 60. It is important that you check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Could birth control cause back and chest pain when breathing?

It should not.: Go see ur dr and get checked for heart, lung and musculoskeletal conditions. Take care! http://www.m.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/whats-causing-my-chest-pain. http://www.m.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/understanding-pleurisy-basics. ...Read more

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14yr old girl with slight chest pain when breathing in.?

This symptom points : To many possibilities. It can reflect a lung issue (pleursy-irritation of linings), a GI issue like reflux induced heartburn, a ribcage issue (irritation of breastbone) or rarely a heart issue (pericarditis). If it bothers her enough to alter her daily activities it is worth a dr visit. ...Read more

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Chest pain while breathing, short breathe and kinda dizzy since morning... What's that?!

Pleurisy: Chest pain which occurs when one takes a deep breath is called pleurisy. It is usually the result of irritation of the lining surrounding the lung (called the pleura). It can be caused by a virus, a bacterial infection, a blood clot in the lung or it can occur following surgery on the heart or lung (in which case it is due to the reaction to blood or tissue in the pleural space after surgery). ...Read more

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I am 17 and am having chest pain, trouble breathing, and body aches. What is possibly the cause?

I am 17 and am having chest pain, trouble breathing, and body aches. What is possibly the cause?

Dysautonomia - MVP : You may have dysautonomia which is associated with mitral valve prolapse syndrome — neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. Read dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon. Com. Increase fluid intake, try magnesium supplements. ...Read more

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Why do I have chest pain, difficulty breathing after running, cough that won't go away, feeling weak?

See details: Chest pain with exertion needs immediate attention even in a 39-year-old. Speak with your doctor now or go directly to a cardiologist. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with anxiety 5 yrs ago for a bout a mth I have been having flutters again but no chest pain no breathing problems just flutters?

I was diagnosed with anxiety 5 yrs ago for a bout a mth I have been having flutters again but no chest pain no breathing problems just flutters?

See your doctor : It's probably a recurrence of your anxiety. However, it is always best to rule out medical conditions such as SVT (supra ventricular tachycardia) or thyroid disease. Need to also check electrolytes esp. the potassium. Proper diagnosis requires appropriate treatment. Your doctor will need to see you to evaluate your symptoms. Anxiety can be treated after medical causes are ruled out. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Chest pain w/breathing. Prev. PE. INR 2.6. No symptoms of dvt. 48 hours since onset.

Chest pain w/breathing. Prev. PE. INR 2.6. No symptoms of dvt. 48 hours since onset.

Check on chest pain: Chest pain is nothing to ignore! The potential origin of your symptoms includes: heart, lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, musculoskeletal, pericardium (sac around the heart), pleuritis, bronchiitis, or referred pain from a remote site. Your doctor will be concerned about accompanying fever, blood with coughing, vomiting, shortness or breath, difficulty reclining, tenderness. Get checked now please ...Read more

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