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Doctor insights on: Chest Pain When Laying Down

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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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Chest pain only when sitting. Gas?

Chest pain only when sitting.   Gas?

Maybe: 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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Left back and flank pain when laying down?

Left back and flank pain when laying down?

Kidney stone: There can be several causes of back and flank pain. Kidney stones and muscle spasms are two common causes of pain and you should see a physician to help determine the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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Sharp chest and neck pain while breathing, comes especially sharp when laying face down. Any ideas?

Sharp chest and neck pain while breathing, comes especially sharp when laying face down. Any ideas?

Chest pains: Regardless, could be only muscle pain. However, pain in your chest with the symptoms you have described is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP for re-evaluation or a cardiologist is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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History of Chest pain, hurts when moving around, bending. when laying down back hurts between shoulder blade, rattling in lungs, difficulty breathing.

History of Chest pain, hurts when moving around, bending. when laying down back hurts between shoulder blade, rattling in lungs, difficulty breathing.

Too many symptoms--: For me to sort out what is going on in this forum, but many are serious enough that you should see a doctor ASAP!!! Good luck. ...Read more

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Tiredness, chest pains, heaviness in arm. Pains get better when laying down.

Chest pain: Chest pain can happen for a variety of reasons but one should never delay seeking medical treatment is this could be the sign of a heart attack. Please contact your primary care physician about a cardiology referral as soon as possible. If your condition worsens call 911 or go to the emergency department. ...Read more

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Fell down pain in chest when i breathe deeply?

Fell down pain in chest when i breathe deeply?

See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Follow with your doctor as soon as you can. Things that can cause pains in chest include heartburn, pneumonia, internal bleeding, rib fractures, heart attacks, or blood clots. ...Read more

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Experience tightness in chest and pain in left shoulder and elbow when lying down. Pain resides when sitting or standing.

Experience tightness in chest and pain in left shoulder and elbow when lying down. Pain resides when sitting or standing.

Chest Pain -See Doc?: When to see a doctor? How do you know when you need medical help for chest pain? It's not always easy to tell. Helpful simple quiz: http://edition.cnn.com/HEALTH/help.at.home/chest.pain/content.html ...Read more

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Chest heaviness and left shoulder blade pain or discomfort when I lie down?

Not normal: If your symptoms are this intense, you need to see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Rt sided chest pain radiating to back, shoulder/shoulder blade. Sleeping in recliner bec when i lay down chest pain is worse and on both sides. Ideas?

Rt sided chest pain radiating to back, shoulder/shoulder blade.  Sleeping in recliner bec when i lay down chest pain is worse and on both sides. Ideas?

Pericarditis?: Your symptoms suggest inflammation of the sac surrounding the heart, or less likely, the sac surrounding the lungs. Raynaud's phenomenon is associated with rheumatologic conditions; so is pericarditis. ...Read more

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Having chest pain, hurts in lungs worse when i lay down and coughing with chest congestion?

Having chest pain, hurts in lungs worse when i lay down and coughing with chest congestion?

Go to ER: You should go to er and get yourself checked. There are different reasons that can cause chest pain and cough- however, i think you should be evaluated as soon as possible. Go to er. ...Read more

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What causes throbbing head pain when sitting up after upside down exercise?

What causes throbbing head pain when sitting up after upside down exercise?

Hard to say: There are a lot of complicated fluid shifts with head down/head up exercises. However this sounds a bit unusual. More commonly people feel pain when going upside down. If the symptom is bothersome you should get a medical evaluation by a neurologist. ...Read more

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Have lower back pain when lying down & butt hurts when walking. Pain eases when I lie down and lift up my feet up. ?

LBA under 30: I assume there is no radiation so this points to localized lesions in a "youngster." See your doctor for an x-ray -most likely spondylolisthesis-a developmental instability in the 4th or 5th lumbar vertebra. Less likely is arthritis from old injury or a birth defect. Even less likely in NZ is discitis from a dirty needle. Poor posture is usually to minor to write about. Check 4 ankylosing spondy ...Read more

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Pain in lower stomach and back hurts more when lie down stomach hurts when urine?

Need for examination: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. ...Read more

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Uncomfortable chest pains when leaning back and when moving arms back and when sitting is this muscular pain my chest pain is not severe pain ?

Uncomfortable chest pains when leaning back and when moving arms back and when sitting is this muscular pain my chest pain is not severe pain ?

Chest pain: Hi, most likely Muscular pain, if your pain is worse with activity, having Shortness of breath please go to ER, otherwise see your PMD for evaluation. U can try Motrin, stretch exercises, hot pack/ice pack, Bengay cream. Feel better soon. ...Read more

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Sudden steady upper abdominal pain 24 hours relieved a bit when lying down or reclined increases when sit up or stand pain radiates to chest & back ?

Sudden steady upper abdominal pain 24 hours relieved a bit when lying down or reclined increases when sit up or stand pain radiates to chest & back ?

Seek md: Could be anything from pancreatitis to gas. Since it has continued i would go to an er and seek help and a diagnosis. Sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Can asthma cause chest pain when moving my upper torso? When I lay down in some positions the pain goes away. When sitting is worst.I don't cough @all

Can asthma cause chest pain when moving my upper torso? When I lay down in some positions the pain goes away. When sitting is worst.I don't cough @all

CP of asthma.: If anything, asthma may cause a chest discomfort that occurs when taking in a deep breath. Shouldn't be reliably related to body position. This may be due to something else. ...Read more

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Pain on left side abdomen under rib when sitting when i lay flat it goes away?

Pain on left side abdomen under rib when sitting when i lay flat it goes away?

Position: Any pain related to position sounds like musculo-skeletal in origin, not visceral. So you might want to try looser clothing, change chair position, that sort of thing. Area under the left rib cage means area of stomach, pancreas, spleen, diaphragm, so if it persists, these things need to be looked at. Also, it could be atypical angina, pain from heart muscle not getting enough oxygen. ...Read more