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

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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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

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


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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

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What can cause constant chest pain?

What can cause constant chest pain?

Constant chest pain: well a knife in the chest for one thing, on the other hand there are lots of things which could do this from lung/pleural problems inside, through chest wall inflammation like costochondritis, thru esophageal problems.....lots of potential considerations, need to see a Doc to work through them.... ...Read more

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Can unsuitable bra cause chest pain?

Yes: This is possible...Try a better fitting one & see if symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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Does too much ginger cause chest pain?

ginger: About 3% of people in one study of ginger had chest pain, this makes it fairly uncommon. Could find no proof ginger causes chest pain. ...Read more

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What causes fleeting left side chest pain?

What causes fleeting left side chest pain?

Multiple things: 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. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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Hello Dr , what are the causes to Chest pain upper left side?

Hello Dr , what are the causes to Chest pain upper left side?

Long answer: Please consult this site for information on this topic: http://www.webmd.com/pain-management/guide/whats-causing-my-chest-pain For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What are the cause of chest pain in center of chest and what do I do for it?

What are the cause of chest pain in center of chest and what do I do for it?

Quite a few causes: Chestwall itself, esophagus/stomache, lungs, heart, pancreas, and even liver problems can cause chest pain. In the young, more likely chestwall itself or reflux is causing pain. As we get older heart disease becomes more common cause of concern. Since u gave only limitted info, it is diiffult to tell what you have. Please repost a more specific question or consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could be the causes of chest pain on the left side that comes and goes?

What could be the causes of chest pain on the left side that comes and goes?

Chest pain: Many possible causes for what you describe, no way to advise particulars with the limited information here. Should go see your doctor to find out if something is wrong and what to do. ...Read more

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What to do if I have recenly developed chest pain and what like to know the cause?

See your doctor ASAP: The evaluation of chest pain requires a thorough history and physical exam, review of laboratory data and discussion of many possible contributing factors. At 49, cardiac etiology must be carefully ruled out. They will want to know your family history; any recent physical trauma or strain; your lipid profile; your sources of stress, a physical exam and possibly a "stress test" done on you; md/do! ...Read more

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Can heat cause chest pain?

Maybe: Heat is a stressor. Vasodilation and increased cardiac output act as our compensatory mechanisms to release heat fom the skin. In a structurally or functionally inhibited heart this increased workload cn be problematic, causing symptoms of chest pain or heart failure. ...Read more

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Does stress cause chest pain?

Does stress cause chest pain?

It Can: Chest pain can be caused by a number of factors that are not cardiac in nature. Physical stress or exercise, for example, can cause costochondritis. (check for pain that is reproducible when pushing on the chest.) emotional stress, anxiety, and panic can also cause acute chest pain that may feel like a heart attack but isn't. See your doctor to discuss symptoms and get a baseline ekg. ...Read more

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Does alcohol cause chest pain?

Does alcohol cause chest pain?

Yes it can: Alcohol is an irritant to the stomach lining, which can cause gastritis (and subsequent referred chest pain.) alcohol also loosens the lower esophageal sphincter increasing the likelihood of reflux esophagitis symptoms (i.e."heartburn"). ...Read more

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Does gastric cause chest pain?

Reflus: Esophageal reflux, reflux of gastric acid into the esophagus, is a common cause of chest pain. Gallstones can also occasionally cause chest pain. ...Read more

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Causes of chest pain and cough?

Causes of chest pain and cough?

Many, : Infection, cold, flu, heart attack, lung diseases, etc. You need to have it checked by a real doctor. Don't delay...Ok? ...Read more

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Can syphilis cause chest pain ?

Can syphilis cause chest pain ?

Syphilis: Nope. Syphilis can cause sores, rash, blisters, and then in late stages headaches. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain in teens?

What causes chest pain in teens?

Chest pain: Many causes. Most all probably not serious ie musculoskeletal, chest wall or pleurisy, acid reflux would be common ones. ...Read more

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Can propanolol cause chest pain?

Can propanolol cause chest pain?

Propranolol , pain: Highly unlikely. In susceptible people beta blockers can exacerbate reactive airway disease which can then secondarily caused chest discomfort. ...Read more