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Doctor insights on: Chest Pain In Heart Area

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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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Mild chest pain near the heart.?

Mild chest pain near the heart.?

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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Five second pain across center of chest between breasts. Momentary pain above right breast. Upper back shoulder pain. Chest pain related or cardiac?

Usually not cardiac.: If only five sec then usually not cardiac. Cardiac is lasting into the minutes and can be related with activity. This could also be skeletal pain. If continues i would go to family md. If pain becomes worse or persistent then to the er to make sure no serious issues. Need to determine any other symptoms and risk factors as well. ...Read more

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Pain in left chest at sternum, shoulder and lower ribs. Some extra gas.

More info needed...: Chest pain in a 48 year old male that radiates to the shoulder could be a sign of acute coronary artery disease. Without knowing anything else, this is a condition that you should have evaluated promptly. Have seen many men (and women) that came to my ER with "gas" and ended up with stents in their coronary arteries because it was not "gas". Call your doctor or head to the ER. ...Read more

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Pain in chest, no pain in heart and also feeling havyness in chest?

Rule our angina : The pain from the heart is actually manifested as chest pain "or pain in chest". When accompanied by heaviness, it is considered to be from a cardiac (heart) source unless proven otherwise. The er doctor will do an ECG and run some labs which is recommended without knowing more. Other things can cause these symptoms, but the rule of the artery is supreme. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in chest area near heart?

What could cause pain in chest area near heart?

Many things: The pain you describe can actually be caused by problems from the surface of the skin down to structures inside the chest including the muscles, ligaments, stomach, lungs, spleen, and heart. if you have fleeting discomfort and no other symptoms, discuss these soon with you doctor. If these come mainly when you exert yourself, or with nausea, sweating, shortness of breath, seek medical help soon! ...Read more

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Pain in chest that moves. Pressure in left side. Occasional heartburn. No nausea or sweating. Good heart and lungs.

Pain in chest that moves. Pressure in left side. Occasional heartburn. No nausea or sweating. Good heart and lungs.

Reflux: Your symptoms could be due to acid indigestion aka reflux disease. You can try taking an over-the-counter anti-acid (ask the pharmacist) for 4 weeks and see if symptoms go away. You should also cut out alcohol, chocolate, peppermint, citrus products, tomato products and high carbs during this time and monitor symptoms. If no improvement, see your PCP. ...Read more

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Burning pain in chest and jaw is it angina?

Burning pain in chest and jaw    is it angina?

CALL 911 NOW!: This pain can be due to the heart not getting enough oxygen. Please call an ambulance right now and go to the emergency department. ...Read more

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Having inner left arm pain intermittently after exertion. Some heart palpitations and tightness across chest. Is this a heart attack?

Tricky: Bayesian analysis is the likelihood of something is the product of how strong the evidence TIMES how likely the thing is to begin with. Great speech*0% noncorrupt politician is still zero likelihood . In theory, exercise induced pain in chest radiating down the arm is classic for heart. Rare heart attacks in young people without cocaine or meth use, but more than honest pols. Get Checked Out. ...Read more

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Sharp cutting sensation pain in right chest when breathing deep. Radiates to collarbone or back shoulder blade . But originates deep in right chest .

Sharp cutting sensation pain in right chest when breathing deep. Radiates to collarbone or back shoulder blade . But originates deep in right chest .

M.D. visit: The pain that you are experiencing upon inspiration may indicate inflammation or infection of the pleura, which is the lining around the lung. In your age group, malignancy of the pleura is less common. In addition, a collapse of the lung is another possibility. Your doctor may order a chest x ray to determine the underlying cause. ...Read more

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Could anxiety/stress cause sharp chest pain above your heart area?

Could anxiety/stress cause sharp chest pain above your heart area?

Chest Pain Causes: Yes, anxiety and stress can cause a sensation of pain in the left chest. Howeever, you should be seen by a doctor to rule out one of the more serious causes of chest pain. ...Read more

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Pulled muscle in chest cause pain in breathing?

Pulled muscle in chest cause pain in breathing?

Yes.: A strained chest muscle can hurt when you inhale/exhale, because of the expansion of the rib cage. ...Read more