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I recently had open heart surgery to correct endocarditis effects. Now I am suffering from chest pain and cold sweats during exercise. Is this normal?

I recently had open heart surgery to correct endocarditis effects. Now I am suffering from chest pain and cold sweats during exercise. Is this normal?

Exercise: No it is not normal. You need to see the surgeon as soon as possible. It might be wise to go today to the nearest Emergency Facility to make sure that things are OK for now while waiting for a doctor's appointment. ...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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Help please! is chest pain normal with a cold?

Help please! is chest pain normal with a cold?

Maybe: Respiratory infections often cause chest discomfort from coughing, faster breathing, or even myalgia from the virus itself. If you are at increased risk of a heart attack: high bp, cholesterol, diabetes, smoker, family history, or prior history of artery disease, don't assume it's normal. Get checked. ...Read more

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I get chest pain whenever I eat anything cold. This pain starts after few hours and it stays for few days and thee I am normal. Please advice !

Esophageal disorder: Chest pain that occurs shortly after eating or eating very cold or very hot liquid may be due to abnormal spasms of the esophagus. The esophagus propels food and drink to the stomach for digestion after eating. Inappropriate spasms can cause pain and difficulty swallowing. It can be acute or chronic and may be diagnosed by a barium swallow. ...Read more

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I m a male of 23 yrs from last few weeks i m suffering from chest pain in right side, it increases due to cold & in morning or in changing posture?

Possibly Rib Cage: It may be an irritation of the rib joints (costochondritis) or a sprain of the muscles between the ribs. If the pain is not improving, getting worse, or progresses, see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain when you have a cold?

What causes chest pain when you have a cold?

Strain: Coughing strains the intercostal or rib muscles, inflammation of the lining of the lungs, dilation of the wind pipes or inflammation of where the rib bone meets the cartilage. ...Read more

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I would like to know if a common cold give a little chest pain?

I would like to know if a common cold give a little chest pain?

Yes: It is not uncommon for a cold that gets into the lungs to cause some chest discomfort. ...Read more

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What if you have chest pain sharp on left side with chest cold?

What if you have chest pain sharp on left side with chest cold?

Pleurisy: Pneumonia with pleurisy possible should see physician antibiotics chest xray. May also be pulled muscle but still strongly recommend see your pcp. ...Read more

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Haven't had a cold or anything. Now I have light chest pain. What could it be?

Possibilities: There are several possibilities, some serious. With so little information it is hard to say what is the cause. Best bet if it continues would be to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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It feels a little better to lay down and I have slight chest pain. Pneumonia or cold?

Deep breath? : Chest pain with a deep breath or cough, improved lying down is pretty classic pleurisy. Pleurisy can be due to pneumonia or viral illness. There are also more serious causes. If you're short of breath, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I had all the symptoms of a cold yesterday. Today i woke up with a terribly painful cough (chest pain). Should i be going in to class?

I had all the symptoms of a cold yesterday. Today i woke up with a terribly painful cough (chest pain). Should i be going in to class?

Probably.....: If you have no fever, you likely have acute bronchitis due to a viral infection. Coughing into your elbow will help prevent spread of infection while the bronchitis runs its course in about 7-10 days. Another possible etiology is bronchospasm. If your cough is not improving, or if you develop shortness of breath, see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. Smoking cessation is also needed. ...Read more

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Can sleeping with a cold,breeze coming in overnight cause chest pain when I wake,up?

Can sleeping with a cold,breeze coming in overnight cause chest pain when I wake,up?

?Asthma: If you have Asthma then chest tightness with other accompanying symptoms like wheezing and coughing can be experienced. If you have chest pain on the left side and persists for more than a few minutes get medical help right away. ...Read more

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I have had a cold for a little over a week now. I have been coughing and I have been having slight chest pain. What could this be caused from?

Musculoskeletal...: The chest discomfort is likely musculoskeletal from the coughing. It could be muscle strain, cartilage inflammation and even rib fracture. The cough may be due to bronchospasm, especially if the cough increases as the cold symptoms are improving. See your doctor for diagnosis and treatment. If the chest pain is constant, go to the er to r/o cardiac pain. ...Read more

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For the last week and a half, I have been getting some chest pain and feels like someone is sitting on my chest - no cough or cold. Help please?

See a doctor: These pains are concerning for angina, you need to see a doctor, have an ekg and possibly either a stress test, or dependent on the rest of your history and ekg, even an angiogram. ...Read more

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It's been a week in a half and this cold gets better than it gets worse! It's going up and down with a persistent congested cough & chest pain?!

Infection: A good rule of thumb is that if an upper or lower respiratory infection persists beyond approximately 10 days, it likely has become a bacterial infection. You likely have a lower respiratory infection and need to see your doctor. Antibiotics probably would be helpful. Get seen soon and other supportive therapy will be given to make you feel better. ...Read more

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I suddenly have dry cough that comes with back and chest pain. This happened right after the temperature suddenly dropped where I got a bit cold.?

I suddenly have  dry cough that comes with back and chest pain.  This happened  right after the temperature suddenly dropped where I got a bit cold.?

Airway spasm: Cold air can induce bronchial constriction which can manifest as a cough or wheezing. Your pain may simply be from the rib cage if your cough is forceful. In cold air try to keep a scarf handy to cover your nose and mouth to warm the air before breathing it in. If your symptoms don't go away fairly quickly seek out help from your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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Cold air + lungs = coughing and chest pain. What is wrong with my lungs?

Cold air + lungs = coughing and chest pain. What is wrong with my lungs?

Asthma/Bronchitis: It sounds like your breathing passages are inflamed. If you smoke, that's contributing. If you don't, you may have infection and/or constriction. Cold can often be a trigger in asthma. Broncodilators and antiinflammatory medscan help greatly. See your doc for an exam and prescription so you can feel better! ...Read more

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