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What to do for chest pains?

What to do for chest pains?

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

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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


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What to do about chest pain?

What to do about chest pain?

When to see a doc?: Severe back pain that is associated with: weakness in the leg, problems controlling your bowels or bladder, numbness when wiping yourself with toilet paper should be seen immediately by a doctor: http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/living-with-low-back-pain-11/when-to-call-doctor ...Read more

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What to do about chest pains?

What to do about chest pains?

Have a checkup: Chest pains or angina from a blocked artery to the heart typically occur with exertion and might be a pressure or heaviness or burning in the mid chest or radiate to the neck or shoulder or arm. Pains that occur only at rest, last only a few seconds, are worse with swallowing or twisting/ bending may not be from the heart. The best way to find out more is to have a checkup with you doctor. ...Read more

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What to do for chest pain and back pain?

What to do for chest pain and back pain?

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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What can I do to stop chest pains?

Treat the source: There are many causes of chest pain. If from GI tract may respond to antacids or otc med like Prilosec or zantac (ranitidine). Inflammatory pain (pleurisy, costochondritis, pericarditis) will respond to anti-inflammatory medications like ibuprofen. Heart pain will respond to nitroglycerine. See you doctor to determine the source of your chest discomfort, and he/she will recommend appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What to do about inflamed ribs and bad chest pain. help!!?

What to do about inflamed ribs and bad chest pain. help!!?

See Your Doctor: Unclear what you mean by inflamed ribs. Regardless it would be helpful to discuss family and personal history, as well as other symptoms to help better determine and distinguish musculoskeletal pain from GI issues from heart and lung issues. ...Read more

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What to do for upper abdominal pain!?

Abdominal pain: There are numerous causes of abdominal pain. Best bet is to see your doctor to help sort it out. ...Read more

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What to do when having a chest pain?

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

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What can I do to relieve chest pain and back ache at home?

What can I do to relieve chest pain and back ache at home?

See PCP: It is important not to ignore chest. Every organ and tissue in the chest cavity can be a source of the pain. A proper diagnosis is essential in preparing a proper treatment plan. The pcp will also evaluate the lower back and determine the cause. Your pcp will determine if a home treatment protocol is appropriate or if she/he should refer you to the proper specialties. ...Read more

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What to do if heart pain or neuropathic pain?

?: Your question is too broad to answer. Please restate with your actual concern. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I have chest pain that radiates up to mouth area?

Chest Pain causes: Any chest pain deserves thorough evaluation as heart disease may be involved. Radiating to the mouth or left shoulder can suggest heart pain. Your doctor will need to do some tests to assess your pain. ...Read more

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How do you treat pain left chest and back?

It depends: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal to respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF IT'S NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIATELY ...Read more

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What to do about my chest pains?

What to do about my chest pains?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What should I do to ease pain in my chest?

What should I do to ease pain in my chest?

Depends: First we need to find out the cause of your pain. Depending on it the treatment can be advised. ...Read more

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What can I do to alleviate arm pain?

What can I do to alleviate arm pain?

Arm Pain: The pain could be arising from , bone, joint, muscle, nerve, circulation issues or even skin issues. Treatment is solely based on the cause or origin of the pain. See a pm&r doc, or your family doc for help in determining what to do next. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my chest pain?

STRETCH: Stretch it out slowly. . If this doesn't resolve the problem see your primary care provider. ...Read more

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What should I do to alleviate pain in neck and shoulders?

What should I do to alleviate pain in neck and shoulders?

Get evaluated: Can be many reasons for this, shoulder or neck arhtritis or just muscle spasm. Depends on the reason, see rosenblumpain.Com. ...Read more