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What can I do for centre chest pain that goes through to the back?

What can I do for centre chest pain that goes through to the back?

Get evaluated for: Starters as this could be many different things...Some potentially significant. ...Read more

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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Chest pain centre under where ribs end/ meet, gripping pain very servere lasts 15 minutes goes through into back, hard to move or breathe its so painful.

Not great: First off, and this supercedes anything else I write, that needs to be evaluated by a doctor. The odds are that this is acid reflux or esophageal spasm in a 34yo woman, but a whole host of dangerous problems hasn't been excluded and can't be by any 400 character internet consultation. Take care of yourself. ...Read more

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Chest pain down left arm through back for over a week, likely caused from gastritis should I go to ER or just keep taking pepcid (famotidine)? Hematocrit was 37

Chest pain down left arm through back for over a week, likely caused from gastritis should I go to ER or just keep taking pepcid (famotidine)? Hematocrit was 37

Depends: If your symptoms are bearable and you're confident of the diagnosis, the er won't be of much value. You'd be better off calling the one who prescribed Pepcid (famotidine) and ask for a more potent schedule, strength, or medication. If you're in distress and need immediate relief or reduction of discomfort, then that's why we have ers. ...Read more

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Concerned about a knot under my armpit. It's the size of a marble. It hurts through the arm, back and chest. Pain is burning and stabbing.

Concerned about a knot under my armpit. It's the size of a marble. It hurts through the arm, back and chest. Pain is burning and stabbing.

Potentially serious: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health. But, boils under the arm are very very common and cause hard, spherical knots and signs of infection. They Spread Quickly and need immediate surgical drainage. (ER's and urgent care centers treat them). ...Read more

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I have random occurring chest pain on my right side and through my right shoulder blade with tingling into fingers on right arm. Should I worry? 28-F

I have random occurring chest pain on my right side and through my right shoulder blade with tingling into fingers on right arm. Should I worry? 28-F

Cervical: Radiculopaty? Thoracic outlet syndrome? You might possess pinching of nerve in neck, so called cervical radiculopathy, and if arm is raised, you might feel less symptoms. Or, you could have thoracic outlet syndrome, and if arm is elevated, you will have more intense symptoms. See an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Chest pain/cramp in lower left breast area. I feel it through in my back too. Nauseous as well. Idk if that is related. 21 and active. Heart related?

Hard to say.: You are young and physically active so many may say "nothing to worry about". However, with the presence of nausea and radiating pain, you should be further evaluated to rule out possible pancreatitis or gallbladder issue. Your family history is very important. See your PCP. ...Read more

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Intermittent twinges of chest pain underneath lt breast that radiates through to back in one spot. No shob, sweating, or tachycardia. I moved heavy objects today. Muscle strains or cardiac, logically?

Chest pain: Less likely cardiac because cardiac chest pains doesn't come as twinges. It persists and stays most of the time longer than 15 minutes. Still you need to be evaluated by a doctor to make sure. See medical help. ...Read more

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Burning in throat, difficulty breathing through nose, pain I all upper abdomen, chest pain left side pain in right lower back, leg and testicle ideas?

Burning in throat, difficulty breathing through nose, pain I all upper abdomen, chest pain left side pain in right lower back, leg and testicle ideas?

Here are some. ..: Have all these symptoms simultaneous symptoms been new to you or just another flare-up of chronic recurrent episodes? Clinically, your combined symptoms suggest the occurrence of systemic effects from viral infection or connective tissue disorders or autoimmune disorders, which commonly affects multiple sites of body. So, seek pro-evaluation, counseling, and treatment timely. ...Read more

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I am have chest pain its like someone is sitting on my chest it goes in to my back so idk what it could be?

I am have chest pain its like someone is sitting on my chest it goes in to my back so idk what it could be?

IDK either, call 911: Chest pain that's described as someone sitting on your chest w/pain going thru to back needs to be evaluated immediately/emergently. Never go online for something like this hoping for someone to answer. Call 911 or your local emergency services. Don't drive b/c you may pass out on way to ER. Unlock front door so they won't have to break it down in case you do pass out. And take full size aspirin. ...Read more

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Woke up with strange chest pain which goes into back comes and goes only lasts seconds. I'm 30 feels sharp like a knife?

Pleurisy: Sharp fleeting pain is usually inflammatory in etiology, such as pleurisy or costochondritis. This is even more likely if the pain become sharper on a deep breath. See your provider to get this checked out further ...Read more

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Every morning I wake up with a upper back and chest pain. It goes away during the day. Should I be worry about it. Why I am having this pain?

Every morning I wake up with a upper back and chest pain. It goes away during the day. Should I be worry about it. Why I am having this pain?

Arthritis?: Have you had upper body trauma or arthritis? The description fits neck or upper back trauma or degenerative spinal arthritis if you are older -- please check with your doctor! ...Read more

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Pinching chest pain on the right side since Sunday. Doesn't feel like deep pain. Worse when taking deep breaths and lying down on my right side or back?

Pinching chest pain on the right side since Sunday. Doesn't feel like deep pain. Worse when taking deep breaths and lying down on my right side or back?

Pleuritic Chest Pain: When chest pain worsens with deep breathing or chest wall movement, it is called Pleuritic, which is due to inflammation and rubbing of the Pleura, the thin lining of the Lungs,
like sandpaper ...Read more

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What can I do?, sharp back and chest pain!?

What can I do?, sharp back and chest pain!?

ASAP Eval: Extreme chest pain needs to evaluated as soon as possible. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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Wen I do exercise than my back & chest pain?

Wen I do exercise than my back & chest pain?

Need more details...: This could be simple muscle strain or any number of other things, some of which could be serious. Pain is never normal--it is a warning signal and should be evaluated, especially if it persists. If you have accompanying shortness of breath, palpitations, or lightheadedness, do not continue to exercise and certainly see a physician ASAP. ...Read more

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What is the causes of chest and back chest pain?

What is the causes of chest and back chest pain?

There are over: Twenty different diagnoses that can give you chest and back pain. To differentiate them you will need a thorough history, examination and laboratory testing. See a health care professional for this. ...Read more

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What can cause right side chest pain that radiates to the back?

Chest pain: There is a wide range of possible causes for such a pain. Heart, aorta, gall bladder, gut, chest wall and others are just a few of them. See your doctor if evaluation is needed ...Read more

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What could cause chest pain on the right side of my chest radiating to the back?

What could cause chest pain on the right side of my chest radiating to the back?

When does it occur?: Could be many things, depends on the character, timing and what brings it on. Could be lung inflammation, rib or chest wall muscle pain, shingles, your stomach, liver, pancreas or your gall bladder. It might even be your heart if it occurs with exertion and goes away with rest (dextrocardia?). You need to have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having chest pain on the right side which also effects my back what could that be?

Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What is the common cause for chest pain? I woke up this morning feeling chest pain and also my back.

What is the common cause for chest pain? I woke up this morning feeling chest pain and also my back.

Multiple causes: This could be chest strain or more critically an MI. Be assessed with investigations as required. All the best. ...Read more

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Been having left chest pain and on back of left scalpa I lift weights and do cardio could this pain be possible due to weight trainning?

Been having left chest pain and on back of left scalpa I lift weights and do cardio could this pain be possible due to weight trainning?

Most likely: Given your age, gender and level of fitness, the most likely cause is "musculoskeletal", that is related to the tendons, bones and muscles in your body; rather than your heart itself. This is especially suggested by the pain being present with lifting weights "isometric", which usually doesn't strain the heart itself.
Visit your doctor, to screen for more serious, but unusual causes. ...Read more

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Me and my husband have been experiencing really bad chest pain on the left side and it shoots into my back and under Brest feels like I'm being crushed?

Me and my husband have been experiencing really bad chest pain on the left side and it shoots into my back and under Brest feels like I'm being crushed?

Both of you?: That's unusual, to be sure. I mean that both of you hurt in the chest. You are young, and that by the odds or by statistics makes certain ailments more likely than others. Musculoskeletal pains or problems are most prevalent. These can usually be deduced by virtue of the fact that motion or changes in body positions makes the problem evident. Esophageal and gallbladder disorders. ...Read more

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Can back pain sometimes go to cause chest pain?

It's possible: Your spine send out nerve roots that follow dermatomes - these are innervated areas that extend all the way around your front, side and back in bands. A pinched nerve from disk disease can cause both back and chest pain and we do see it from time to time. See this diagram: https://www. Google. Com/search? Q=dermatomes+of+the+back;newwindow=1;rlz=1c1chwa_enus535us535;espv=210;es_sm=122;tbm=isch;source. ...Read more

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Man where do I go from here just got back home from ER i, m more sick now with chest pain they did nothing but keg and blood?

See your doctor: Often persistent CP is not related to the heart. Other possible causes include chest wall/lung conditions, stomach/gi conditions, or musculoskeletal causes. Stress/anxiety can also cause. Sounds like they ruled you out for an acute heart attack but if you continue w pain during exertion, shortness of breath you might need additional outpatient cardiac workup (stress testing, etc). ...Read more

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After taking a long bike ride yesterday, I had dull achy chest pain and back pain and its not going away. What are possible causes?

Muscles: If the pain has been constant then more than likely you are having muscle aches. Poor positioning on the bike can cause this, this is amplified by long rides. Also not being in shape enough to complete the long ride without feeling beat could also be a part.
If the pain has been coming and going away completely, and gets worse with activity then see a doctor today. ...Read more

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I am having random chest pain, some severe but only lasting a few seconds, I take nitro and it goes away only to come back later, what should I do?

See your doctor: Chest pain can be from the heart - unlikely in a 38 year old woman but not impossible. It can also be from the esophagus, the chest wall or lungs. Best bet is to see your doctor and be tested, . ...Read more

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Chest pain, lasts 30sec-1min comes&goes. Athlete but feels much deeper than muscular/skeletal. Focused on left side. Sometimes radiates to upper back.

Chest pain, lasts 30sec-1min comes&goes. Athlete but feels much deeper than muscular/skeletal. Focused on left side. Sometimes radiates to upper back.

Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. It is very unlikely that at 18 it is serious but should see a doctor to get more information. ...Read more

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Can pain in the back, cause chest pain?

Can pain in the back, cause chest pain?

Back pain: Yes you can get referred pain as nerve fibers from the back can radiate to the chest wall. ...Read more

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Could a deep pressure back massage lead to chest pain?

Could a deep pressure back massage lead to chest pain?

I could: If you broke a rib or two by the pressure...Have yourself checked by a physician. ...Read more

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What to if I am feeling chest pain and in the bottom of my back. What may be the reason?

What to if I am feeling chest pain and in the bottom of my back. What may be the reason?

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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Cough for months sometimes a little whezzy chest pain for a min. Or so through out the day?

Cough for months sometimes a little whezzy chest pain for a min. Or so through out the day?

? Asthma: Check with your doctor you have have symptoms of asthma. You may get relief with inhalers if it is asthma. ...Read more