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Chest Pain In Center Of Chest Comes And Goes
I had a nuclear stress test 4 months ago, and everything was ok. I am having sharp center chest pain that comes and goes. What dr should I see?
Chest pain when I touch the center of my chest where the ribs meet just below the collar bone, it comes and goes. What can this be?
Costochondritis: Point tenderness is a symptom of costochondritis (tenderness in the cartilage between the ribs). Try putting ice on fhe painful spot and try tylenol/ibuprofen. Some heart problems such as pericarditis (inflammation in the sac around the heart) can cause pain. Blood clots in the lung (pulmonary embolus) can cause chest pain. Avoid activity that makes it hurt. Chk with your doctor for cause. ...Read more
Chest pain starts out inbetween breast bone now at the top of my breast in the center of ny chest feeling weird and gettin pain my left arm it comes and goes also feels like I can't brea?
Chest pain: The way you describe your does not sound typical of a heart problem. It looks like you may have costchondritis considering your age. However it is a good idea to see your family physician to check out. ...Read more
What would a likely diagnosis be for chest pain that starts in the middle of chest, comes and goes and only last about 5 minutes at a time?
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
All possible causes of squeezing chest pain in center? Can exercise just fine but unexplained squeezing pain at rest that lasts 5-8 seconds
Heartburn: The joining point of your swallow tube to the stomach is located just in back of the heart & slightly left of the center of your chest. Brief squeezing pain would be likely if you have a little back wash/leaking of stomach acid while the stomach squeezes your meal. Antacid tablets could provide some rapid relief. ...Read more
I slipped on ice and fell hard on my back. Knocked the wind out for a few minutes. Experiencing chest pain in center when moving head around.?
Chest pain left side. Vitals ok, no symptoms other than aching pain on chest. Comes and goes past few hours. What is it? Musculosketal or cardio?
It could be either, but if it is reproduced by pressing on the area of pain, it is more likely to be muscular. If you have no history of illness, including cardiac disease and no family history of cardiac issues, then muscular would be more common in your age group.
A heating pad or ibuprofen may help to alleviate the pain.
A virtual appt can be made online to follow up. ...Read more
Severe chest pain in center and left side for last 6 months. Back/neck pain. Never belched before but always burping now. Cardio, neuro, gastro clear.
See a doctor: You need a full detailed evaluation. Although this sounds superficially like a case of gerd, the causation remains in question and you also must exclude the possibility of their being a cardiologic or other etiology for the chest pain. Go see a general internist or family practitioner. ...Read more
Ate a lousy fatty lunch today. Ugly chest pain in center of chest after eating. No other symptoms. How to tell between GERD and cardiac?
8/11 experience significant chest pain in center of chest lasting 2 secs. Saw Cardiologist 8/3 6 mo fu no chg ekg/lipid profile good. Exercise no pain
Split second sharp chest pain in center of chest and under right breast that is intermittent. Can hear a lot of gas with stethoscope.
Prob. Not a worry: Most sharp pains in the chest, unless there has been trauma to the muscles or rib cage, ate due to stomach or upper intestinal gas pockets and are not serious. However, if this continues, please see your health advisor. ...Read more
Havin chest pain in center of chest down right arm and up side of neck I had a heart attack before but not the same symptoms. Heart rate irregular.
Could still be heart: While there are several things that can cause your symptoms, e.g. gastroesophageal reflux, peptic ulcer, pancreatitis, pleurisy, the one that is most seriously urgent and potentially life threatening is pain of heart origin. With an irregular heart rate, you should head to the nearest emergency room for EKG, blood work and examination. Do this now. ...Read more
See your doctor: 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
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
Chest pain: No way to speculate with no information. ...Read more
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
Almost sharp but dull left side chest pain that comes and goes every couple of seconds. I'd rate the pain a 3 to 4. What could this be?
Given your age: Most likely musculoskeletal.Get a more detailed answer ›
Any chest pain: Gets a doctors attention. Go in for an evaluation. At your age, one must rule out cardiovascular dz or pulmonary disease. This can usually be done with a thorough h;p, ekg, and chest x-ray. ...Read more
Check with your doc:
Chest pains can come from narrowed arteries in the heart. However this usually occurs with exertion and resolves with rest.
A pain in the chest at night could also be from acid reflux or some other GI problem. Or it even could be from some muscular or rib pain.
I suggest calling your doctor for an appointment to discuss further. ...Read more
Chest pain: Gas, musculoskeletal, GI, lots of maybe.Get a more detailed answer ›
Chest pain everywhere comes and goes, no particularlar pattern. No sob associated with th chest pain. Reasonably fit, I run anshow to the gym.
Most likely: Musculoskeletal.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am experiencing chest pain in the left side of my chest. Sometimes it’s sharp and stabbing. Sometimes it’s dull. It comes and goes. Any thoughts?
Go see doctor: You have many symptoms here so the best thing to do is to see the doctor for a complete evaluation. Then you will have your diagnosis and treatment and be on your way ...Read more
I keep getting chest pain on the right side it comes and goes it'll leave for couple days then return sharp pain and lasts about 5min to 10min tops.
I'm a I'm a smoker and I'm having sharp chest pain it last about 3 to 4 minutes no other symptoms it comes and goes I can exercise going on for about 30 days?
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