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Chest Pain On Left Side After Eating
Burning chest pain left side since yesterday after eating chicken alfredo. I'm 18, healthy, no history of heart disease. Please help I'm scared!
Headache, lightheaded, nauseous after eating, pain in mid left side from front to back, and chest pain?
GI tract problem: Your symptoms in my opinion, strongly suggest a problem within your G.I. tract. However, the exact location can be anywhere from the Gastroesophageal Junction down to the very end of the stomach or beginning of the small intestine called the duodenum. I suggest a good workup either by your primary physician or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
M mary 51have hiatal hernia.overweight.lately have pain in ribs left side also after eating anything, have chest pain back pain for few mins then backI?
Can heart -burn or gerd cause sharp chest pain on the left side of chest. Occurred while drinking coffee and after eating. My BP was normal.
I have a chest pain that is situated beneath my left rib cage, the pain comes in waves especially after eating.?
I'm having lower left chest pain (esp when exhaling) and usually after eating. Sometimes i also feel my heart flip-flops. Is this heart problem?
Unlikely: Pain in your chest that changes with a deep breath is generally from rib cage, or inflammatory lung issue. Feeling an irregular hear beat is very common, and usually harmless. See you provider, and appropriate testing can be done. ...Read more
I get immediate bulge in stomach after eating anything. Also, get pain right below the left rib just above the stomach. Feels like I have a chest pain?
I feel chest pain, more towards left shoulder & upper left chsst, sometimes around nipple or below nipple, i feel better when I do work after eating anti?
See a cardiologist: Chest pain with left should radiation in a South Asian merits early medical follow up and evaluation by a cardiologist. Risk stratification with evaluation of tobacco use, family history, fasting lipids, etc. is warranted. Go to ER if chest tightness lasting more than 20 mins. ...Read more
Lately I'm experiencing some pretty scary cardiac arrest symptoms after eating too much sugar--chest pain, tingles down left arm, spasms?
Symptoms of cardiac: Arrest are rapid heart beats, dizziness and loss of consciousness. Not what you are describing. Sounds like you are having a sugar high. Chest pain, tingles and spasms sounds like anxiety. For reassurance, you should see a health care provider and have testing to exclude cardiac issues. Then you need to make better life style choices. ...Read more
Food has been coming back up after eating happened 5x w/in the last month. Dried black nasal mucus. Stomach pain. Upper chest pain by left shoulder.
Many possibilities: Talk to your doctor as there are many things that could explain this, some serious and others not. A more careful discussion of the symptoms / triggers is needed to help figure out the specific cause. ...Read more
See below: This type of pain falls into the category of "typical/low risk" meaning this probably doesn't have anything to do with your heart. If it persists, see your doctor. ...Read more
Chest pain: See a doctor for evaluation this symptom should not be ignored. ...Read more
On and off chest pain not really bad.went away after eating then after a little while it came back.I tried to eat something and it went away again.what can this be and also have lil burning in stom?
GERD: The symptoms of reflux disease and angina are very similar .... A very common presentation in the ER is people suffering from angina who think they have reflux (and visa versa). It's definitely best for you to see your family doctor to be evaluated. If you feel any pressure, heaviness, burning or choking sensation ... Definitely head to the ER. Always better safe than sorry. Good luck! ...Read more
GERD: I don't believe it's your heart based on your age. There are a few reasons why this may happen. More commonly, it can be acid reflux. A less common explanation could be esophageal spasms. Do you eat very hot or cold foods? Either way, it's important you check this out w/ your doc to ensure it isn't your heart. If it isn't, you many need an endoscopy to get a better look at your esophagus & stomach. ...Read more
What could cause chest pain under my right pec after eating(feels like an elephant sitting on me)?
I'm having chest pain after eating some foods, and it makes breathing hard. Once the pain goes away I feel sick like im going to vomet. I'm 17.
Unlikely: Your symptoms are atypical for heart disease and are more likely to be associated with your esophagus and gastrointestinal tract. Ask your health care provider for a thorough history and examination to pin point the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Aspiration?: It is not entirely clear when the pain comes on (are you breathing in immediately after eating and then having pain, or just have pleuritic pain after eating a meal). In either case, it could be that you are inhaling either food directly into your lungs or getting gastric contents in your lungs. However, cough is the more common symptom of either.... Are you having a cough? ...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
I'm 45yo, healthy female who recently had three intense episodes of centralized chest pain after eating--dull, tight pressure lasted 30 mins. Cause?
Had chest pain in middle close to skin.happened right after eating bbq n fries which I shouldn't have can this be GERD doing if so will pain go away?
Probably GERD: Taking some Tums (calcium carbonate) or other antacids will probably help. If it doesn't go away after a short time would get it checked out by a health care professional. Good luck! ...Read more
What could upper abdomen pain after eating and unbearable chest pain when laid flat at night be please?
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?
Is anaphylaxis without hives or swelling common? Would chest pain alone after eating code as anaphylaxis in your clinical and educational experience
Uncommon, but: anaphylaxis can still happen without hives or swollen soft tissues, can manifest as severe shortness of breath, blocked upper airway, severe hypotension, and other less common reactions. Chest pain is different, can be cardiac (e.g. coronary spasm) or esophageal spasm, its relation to eating cod can be just coincidental, and you need to make sure it isn't a cardiac problem first, good luck ...Read more
Possibly: Fatty foods increase your stomach acidity. Other consideration is gallstones. ...Read more