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What can you do for chest pain caused by apnea?

What can you do for chest pain caused by apnea?

Treat the apnea: Chest pain from sleep apnea occurs because of drop in oxygen level which strains the heart, an arrhythmia or just lack of breathing. If you're being treated with cpap, follow up with your doctor to make sure treatment is adequate. They may need to monitor your overnight oxygen level to determine if you need extra oxygen at night. A cardiology consult would also be helpful. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


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How severe is the chest pain caused by anterior ischemia?

How severe is the chest pain caused by anterior ischemia?

Variable: From nothing to 10/10 and heart attack!
full range of possibles! ...Read more

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How to deal with chest pain caused by allergies?

Cp: This syndrome is similar to asthma and some of the treatments work for both. Speak to your doc. ...Read more

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Is a musculosketal pain a type of chest pain caused by anxiety?

Is a musculosketal pain a type of chest pain caused by anxiety?

Possible: Musculoskeletal pain can be a source of atypical chest pain. Atypical chest pain can certainly be triggered by anxiety. However, you should still see a doctor for evaluation if you never have chest pain before. ...Read more

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How should I treat chest pain caused by depression?

Treatment options: It's important first to be medically evaluated to make sure the pain is just depression related. If it is, then you should be evaluated by a mental health professional to determine the right treament for you. Non-medicine treatment includes therapy, journaling, exercise, vitamins and herbal supplements. For severe depression medication and therapy work best. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for chest pain caused by anxiety?

What is the treatment for chest pain caused by anxiety?

Anxiety disorder: The treatment is that of the underlying anxiety disorder and a psychiatric professional should be consulted to help with this if a symptom like chest pain is being produced. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of chest pain caused by stress?

See MD: There are few things you can do such as exercise, social activities, yoga and lastly medical therapy. ...Read more

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What is the difference in chest pain caused by scalene trigger points versus pain caused by pericarditis? Could one be confused for the other?

What is the difference in chest pain caused by scalene trigger points versus pain caused by pericarditis? Could one be confused for the other?

Could be similar: Pericarditis causes sharp chest pain relieved by sitting up, leaning forward; it often radiates to the left lateral neck muscle (trapezius). Like the low-back muscles which can experience spasm associated with pain radiating down the leg, the cervical spine (neck) muscles attach to the 1st 2 ribs and can cause pain in the head, arm, back and chest, relieved by physiotherapy or acupuncture. ...Read more

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I have chest pain caused by GERD that is sometimes severe. What can I do to relieve this pain? I have had an endoscopy and it showed no underlying p

GERD: I have chest pain caused by GERD that is sometimes severe. What can I do to relieve this pain? I have had an endoscopy and it showed no underlying p ANS: If no one has suggested it I recommend putting 6 inch blocks under the head of your bed. You can get them at Bed Bath and Beyond of DIY stores. This keeps acid from running into your esophagus which causes the pain. Works quickly and well. ...Read more

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Help please! Is chest pain caused by ibuprofen serious or just an annoyance?

Help please! Is chest pain caused by ibuprofen serious or just an annoyance?

How much ibuprophen?: If you take more than a few pills daily for a while you could be having an ulcer or stomach bleeding. If your stool is black it could confirm that suspicion. These drugs used in large amounts can cause many health problems. ...Read more

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What is the difference between chest pain caused by heart attack and the one caused by acidity in women?

What is the difference between chest pain caused by heart attack and the one caused by acidity in women?

Chest pain: Hi the chest pain from the heart usually is in the center of the chest and it's heavy feeling which is worse with any kind of movement and activity and gets better with rest. ...Read more

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I have had thorough evaluations with 3 cardiologists and have had a number of tests. Diagnosis=pvc. I continue to have squeezing chest pain. Cause?

Noncardiac: Most likely, you have non cardiac chest pain. The likelihood that three cardiologists have missed a cardiac cause for recurrent chest pain is very low. Go back to your internist and ask for evaluations to look for other causes for chest pain. Everything else in the chest can also cause pain, and also structures in the abdomen can sometimes create the sensation of chest pain. ...Read more

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Urgent! Feeling like heart beats are skipping or hearing like a bubble popping noise no sob or chest pain cause? History: tachy hbp

Cardiography should: Depending upon age or risk factors, you should have ekg and thyroid function checked, if any doubt, then 24 hr holter or event recorder can be used, . ...Read more

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Could you get abnormal EKG at clinic then one hour later normal EKG at er. How reliable ekg, blood work, and xray to detect mild chest pain causes.?

Could you get abnormal EKG at clinic then one hour later normal EKG at er. How reliable ekg, blood work, and xray to detect mild chest pain causes.?

Yes: Different machines, diffrent interpreters, different conditions with transient changes can all affect the outcome. Lead placement can also be an issue. If leads are backwards etc. Computers often interpret ECG for primarydrs. They are programmed to overcall tracings to avoid missing real problems. ...Read more

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Loss of appetite solid stools with yellow liquid, small amounts of blood in mucus when I vomit and upper abdominal and central chest pain causes?

Loss of appetite solid stools with yellow liquid, small amounts of blood in mucus when I vomit and upper abdominal and central chest pain causes?

See a doctor: If you are not forcing yourself to vomit you need to see a doctor vomiting could be traumatic to the digestive system you ought be having an ulcer or gastritis or bad reflux see a doctor please ...Read more

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I get chest pain what causes it?

I get chest pain what causes it?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have a stinging chest pain, what causes the pain?

I have a stinging chest pain, what causes the pain?

See a doctor now: Chest pain needs to be taken seriously. Even atypical sided chest pain can mean a blocked blood vessel in your heart and can have serious consequences. Other possible causes are Reflux, inflammation of the food pipe (oesophagitis), chest infection, a clot in your lung and so on. You need to see your doctor immediately ...Read more

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Could my non-cardiac, non-musculoskeletal chest pain be caused by overactive cortisol?

No: However, rarely a lung tumor, which can cause chest pain can cause overactive cortisol. See a doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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My husband's had a bad cold for 3 days & for 12 hours he's felt short of breath, like he can't get enough oxygen. No chest pain. Possible causes?

My husband's had a bad cold for 3 days & for 12 hours he's felt short of breath, like he can't get enough oxygen. No chest pain. Possible causes?

Seek care: Sounds like your husband doesn't just have a cold but may have lung involvement and needs a full exam including a chest X-ray. Suggest he seek care if he is so symptomatic. A ER visit is needed. ...Read more

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Can chest pain be caused by low potassium?

Can chest pain be caused by low potassium?

Usually not: Low potassium may present with muscle weakness, spasm, twitching, fatigue, palpitation, irregular heart beat but not chest pain. ...Read more

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I have a port in for my chemo. Its on the right side. But when I lay down I start getting chest pain. Is this cause of port?

I have a port in for my chemo. Its on the right side. But when I lay down I start getting chest pain. Is this cause of port?

Maybe?: Typically ports are as maintenance and problem free as can be but they can cause problems in some circumstances. Tell your doc to have it checked. The pain may have nothing to do with it. ...Read more

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Costochondritis. Sitting in certain position when I have to move I have to very slow from the chest pain will it cause whole rib areas hurt?

Costochondritis. Sitting in certain position when I have to move I have to very slow from the chest pain will it cause whole rib areas hurt?

Possible: Costochondritis usually heart the ribs towards the sternum but sometime can cause pain towards the sides too. It usually hearts with movement and taking deep breaths. Please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Chest pain I beleive caused by back pain. Can feel a large muscle knot. This is chronic. What could it be? Tumor? All on left side.

Chest pain Tumor: Chest pain can be due to a large number of causes; one such is due to nerve root injury impingement with associated muscle spasm, A tumor is usu. Meant to be a lump of some type, sometimes malignant and sometimes benign. Get a proper consultation in person or vie Concierge a Health Tap ...Read more

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These Past couple days I've been having chest pain which is caused by my acid reflux but I read online that it could be GERD I just?

CHEST PAIN: 'Reflux' = GERD (Gastro-Esophageal REFULX Disease. Going simply by your age and known history of reflux, your next step is to follow up with your primary care provider or gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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