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What are the causes of chest pain in middle of chest?

What are the causes of chest pain in middle of chest?

A few to consider..: Esophagitis/spasm, gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, pancreatitis/gallbladder trouble, intestional spasm etc..Can cause chest pain..As well as lung and heart, and chest wall (costochrondiritis). There are certain characteristic symptoms each illness causea..Ie. Frequency/chronicity of symptoms which docs use to tease out which problem you most likely have...Consult your doc... Best of luck.. ...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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26 yrs old, male, caucasian. History of cardiophobia/hypocondria. All tests came back ok but still feeling chest pain in middle of chest.

26 yrs old, male, caucasian. History of cardiophobia/hypocondria. All tests came back ok but still feeling chest pain in middle of chest.

Subjective: Pain is subjective. that is it is experienced differently by each person. If you have had phobic responses, you may be feeling muscle tension or your worry/anxiety may be causing your heart to work harder. Be sure you do not have cardiac problem and then seek psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Choked last night on water now wondering if got in lungs and this morning woke up with slight chest pain in middle of chest only and still hurts now?

Choked last night on water now wondering if got in lungs and this morning woke up with slight chest pain in middle of chest only and still hurts now?

Really, no need to: worry. The pain you are feeling is from coughing and clearing your throat. Swallowing a small amount of water into your lung really does not matter much in a healthy young man. ...Read more

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Having lower back pain, with chest pain in middle of chest and right side of chest.

Having lower back pain, with chest pain in middle of chest and right side of chest.

Likely musculo: Skeletal pain because of your young age. See your dr just to be sure there's no underlying heart disease. Take care! ...Read more

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Chest pain in the middle of chest like at breastbone is this acid reflux?

Could be.: There are many causes for pain like this, and it's not possible to determine the exact cause without an exam and maybe some tests. Most causes are benign and resolve without specific treatment. You might want to try an over the counter acid blocker (omeprazole or ranitidine are examples) and see if you get relief, and if not consult a physician if the pain persists. ...Read more

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Chest pain in the middle of the chest--what do I do?

Chest pain in the middle of the chest--what do I do?

Many things: From heart related issues to lung, gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal. See your doctor for an exam ...Read more

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I'm having chest pain in the middle of my chest but only while I'm eating. ?

Sounds like you: should have your esophagus and stomach checked out. Very low possibility this is cardiac. See a health care provider for diagnostic testing and treatment. You don't want to miss something important that could be easily treated. ...Read more

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I have chest pain in the middle of my chest when I turn my body or bend over and lift up something. what could be the cause of this?

?musculoskeletal?: From your description of pain changing with your position it sounds like what is called musculoskeletal pain. You can speak to your doc 'bout that. Did you have any trauma to your chest wall? Do you have any localized pain? Have you tried an NSAID? ...Read more

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My 11 year old is complaining about chest pain in the middle of his chest when running around or bouncing.

My 11 year old is complaining about chest pain in the middle of his chest when running around or bouncing.

Evaluation: I would suggest an evaluation for the chest pain. Your physician may assess him for asthma which can be triggered by exercise. Other causes include muscular strain or irregular heart beat. ...Read more

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