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Chest Pain On Deep Breaths (Definition)

Chest pain on deep breaths, also called pleuritic pain, is usually a sign that the tissue lining the lungs is irritated for some reason. This can occur in pneumonia, or if there is fluid collecting around the lung.

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What causes chest pain when taking deep breaths and when swallowing food?

What causes chest pain when taking deep breaths and when swallowing food?

Several: You should not have chest pain when taking a deep breath or on swallowing. You better get checked. ...Read more

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I have been having chest pains when i cough or breath in its not painful but uncomfortable. What could this be. I am a 32 year old woman?

I have been having chest pains when i cough or breath in its not painful but uncomfortable. What could this be. I am a 32 year old woman?

Likely from pleurisy: Check out this link. Follow up with ur dr for any concern. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/tc/pleurisy-overview. ...Read more

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Angina and Chest Pain (Tip)

Angina and Chest Pain

Shortness of breath and fatigue can also be an equivalent of angina or chest pain. ...See more

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Living with Angina (Checklist)

Don't smoke
Once
Lose weight
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Get blood pressure under control
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Control your cholesterol
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Do you still have GERD after treatment? Can chest pain and shortness of breath be a symptom that your med is not working?

Do you still have GERD after treatment? Can chest pain and shortness of breath be a symptom that your med is not working?

Gerd: We don't cure gerd. Symptoms can recur or get worse. The symptoms are not specific and be those you mention. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of stomach sharp pain, nausea and chest pain which i can take only short breaths. How do I deal with this? Intense sharp pain... Threw up...Gradually getting worse.. Indescribable pain..Eating only jello and getting up and moving makes th

I : I hope you have seen a medical doctor by now. Excrutiating abdominal pain along with all your other symptoms definitely warrants an immediate medical evaluation. For the future inform your parents right away and present to an er or urgent care. Things like appendicitis, intestinal infections, hepatitis, mononucleosis, gastroenteritis (stomach flu) with dehydration and many other issues could be to blame. I hope you are better by now. If you are not then you need to seek medical attention right away. ...Read more

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Angina and Chest Pain (Tip)

Angina and Chest Pain

You don't need to have chest pain to have angina. Many patients have a different angina equivalent. ...See more

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Living with Angina (Checklist)

Take your medications as directed
Daily
Avoid strenuous activity that can bring on symptoms
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Eat a healthy diet low in fat and low in salt
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Follow up with your doctors (cardiologist and primary care)
2x year
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Why do I get chest pain(like if it was my heart that hurts) when I take a deep breaths?

Why do I get chest pain(like if it was my heart that hurts) when I take a deep breaths?

Not likely the heart: You are describing chest wall (usually musculoskeletal) pain, not cardiac discomfort. Can also be caused by inflammation of the lining of the lung (pleurisy). Physical stress or injury (over exercise or "pulled muscle") or local viral or other underlying infections may be playing a role. If not responsive to rest, local heat, muscle relaxants or mild analgesics, you need to talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more

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Chest Tightness (Definition)

Chest tightness is a squeezing sensation or sense of heaviness within the chest. If this sensation occurs in response to the heart not receiving enough blood, it ...Read more

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