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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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I have chest pain, and weird feelings in my chest. I'm pretty young and im a girl. Most of the time if I move or twist my upper body it'll be a sharp?

I have chest pain, and weird feelings in my chest. I'm pretty young and im a girl. Most of the time if I move or twist my upper body it'll be a sharp?

Back?: It's probably just pain from your muscles, ribs or back. Do you have any shortness of breath? Is your heart racing? Is the pain just when you twist?
How did it start?
Are you on the pill (the pill can increase the risk of you having blood clots in your lungs)
Have you had a cough or a cold? ...Read more

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Can left chest pain when twisting the torso be heart-related?

No: At your age and with your atypical symptoms very doubtful. ...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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I have been having chest pain on the right side of my body on and off for over a month. I lift weights regularly but it hurts at random times.?

Rib torsion.: Lie down face up. Have friend compress your chest at sternum with downward pressure. See if reproduces pain. Also when experience it try locate it and press hard. If reproduces or increases it probably torsioned rib which is common. We call them rib lesions. If at area where rib stops and cartilage attaches it to sternum that's costochondrits? Sports trainer could check it. ...Read more

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Last night I had chest pain around my left side. I couldn't move my body because the pain was sharp and intense. The pain last for 3-4 min. I'm 19?

Last night I had chest pain around my left side. I couldn't move my body because the pain was sharp and intense. The pain last for 3-4 min. I'm 19?

Chest pain: Without any risk factors - you are at low risk for a cardiac event. You should be at least evaluated by your doctor - could be result due to your lungs, musculoskeletal or gastrointestinal. ...Read more

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I have chest pain in between the breatbone when I exhale, while I lay down. A squeezing pain, with body spasms. Ctscans where made with no issues. Help?

CT - when?: It's reassuring to know that your CT was normal but was it done for this illness (recently?). Your symptoms can be due to muscular pain, pleurisy or pericarditis. If you have fever, you need repeat chest x-ray, blood count and echo. Otherwise, I'd try an analgesic - ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen). ...Read more

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Can matress cause chest pain last few days ifelt chest pain after using new matres is it true that matress cause body pain I felt no pain on hard 1?

Pain: The positioin your body is in during sleep and the physical stresses on parts of it can sometimes cause pain later on. In a 20yr old it is certainly possible but no one out here in the cloud can see you and predict that specific to you. ...Read more

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Started taking 50mg of Antenolol once a day, 4 days ago for HBP. If I stop taking it now will I suffer through the withdraws (eg. Chest pain, etc.) or have I not taken it that long for my body to become dependent on it.

Started taking 50mg of Antenolol once a day, 4 days ago for HBP. If I stop taking it now will I suffer through the withdraws (eg. Chest pain, etc.) or have I not taken it that long for my body to become dependent on it.

Must be tapered down: Atenolol should never be suddenly stopped when using it for hypertension. You must consult your treating physician on how he/she wants you to taper down- usually a taper might be 50mgx 2 days, 25 mg for 2 days, then 25mg every other day x 2 days, then off (as an example). Stopping suddenly like you just did can cause your BP to spike. ...Read more

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For the last year I've been having chest pain body aches and get real nervous alot?

What r u waiting 4: A young buck should not be having persistent chest pain - it is a message something is wrong. It may be anxiety, but this should be diagnosed only after medical things that can produce cardiac symptoms and anxiety (like thyroid or other metabolic issues) are ruled out. Anxiety is very treatable. But don't wait, go see your doctor, figure it out and follow up - and then enjoy a long life! ...Read more

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After giving normal birth Nov. 30, 2014, my body is not comfortable. I have chest pain in front and back (right side portion). I have 1 week cough.

After giving normal birth Nov. 30, 2014, my body is not comfortable. I have chest pain in front and back (right side portion). I have 1 week cough.

Right sided pain: Does your pain worsen with eating, particularly fatty foods?? If so, try a low fat diet and get in for a gallbladder evaluation, you may have gallstones. Okay to make appointment with your regular doc about this problem. If you develop fever, vomiting, worsening pain get evaluated sooner. Be well. ...Read more

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I have pain in whole body muscle, chest pain and weakness...What shoud I do?

I have pain in whole body muscle, chest pain and weakness...What shoud I do?

Go to the doctor: It sounds like you should see a doctor and discuss your symptoms more thoroughly. You should tell them about your appetite, mood, sleep habits, skin changes, and tolerance to hot and cold weather. You should have your thyroid checked too. Go to the doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, I am having chest pain on my ride side of my body. I am a athlete and was told I might have pulled a muscle? Is that true?

Hi, I am having chest pain on my ride side of my body. I am a athlete and was told I might have pulled a muscle? Is that true?

Don't understand: Are you asking if its true that a pulled muscle can cause pain on th eright side of your body? The answer to that is yes. If you are asking whether you might have a pulled muscle, you can't expect us to know more than someone who has seen, examined you and taken a history. ...Read more

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I've been having chest pain and random pains in my body. The chest pain happens on the left, right, and middle. I've had an EKG done, said I was fine.

Not likely cardiac: Given your age and characteristics reported, the symptoms are noncardiac. They may be musculoskeletal, but other causes are possible. If persistent or progressive, best to talk to your primary healthcare provider. ...Read more

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I am 24 years old two days before I feel a chest pain today sunndently I felt dizzy without power to move my body its was something like I will loose?

I am 24 years old two days before I feel a chest pain today sunndently I felt dizzy without power to move my body its was something like I will loose?

Chest Pain: Hi, your symptoms could be related to a serious problem. I encourage you to go to the emergency department now. You could have a lung or heart problem that needs urgent attention. It could also be inflamed ribs or cartilage in the chest. The only way to be sure is to be seen today. Good luck! ...Read more

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What to do if I sometimes get a small nagging chest pain on the right side of my body about 2 inches below the nipple, but im anybody know what it may be?

Many possibilities: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications. ...Read more

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What could chest pain this be? My chest has been hurting like in the middle and it is worse when I breath. It doesn't happen all the time. Sometimes it feels like something is twisting and other times it feel like someone is stabbing me in the chest. I hav

Hello.: Hello. Don't know how old you are. I can't diagnose this pain. If it is near the bone in the middle of the chest (or the ribs nearby) it might be costochrondritis. This is inflammation of the cartilage that is along the ribs, especially where the ribcage meets the breast bone. It can be worse with certain movements or taking breaths. With that said, I don't know the actual cause for your discomfort. If it doesn't seem to be going away, ask your parents to take you in to see your pediatrician. Take care. ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and I start having a sharp back and chest pain only when walking or when my body moves. Is this normal?

Multifactorial: Could be due to several reasons, but best evaluated by your physician soon to ensure that nothing is missed. ...Read more

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Right chest pain changes from sharp to dull. More when inhaling slightly deep, and or when I relax my body fully. Been happening about a week?

Not your heart: Pain that changes with respiration is caused by the muscles of your chest wall or the pleura (lining of the lungs). If you have no fever or cough, you might wish to try a simple analgesic like ibuprofen, naproxen, or Aspirin (full strength) to see if you get relief till it subsides. Otherwise, it's best to see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Coughing for about a month. Sudden attacks of cough. Body pain. Chest pain and weakness. When he moves or breaths it causes him pain. What could be?

Coughing for about a month. Sudden attacks of cough. Body pain. Chest pain and weakness. When he moves or breaths it causes him pain. What could be?

Please see a doctor: We all can guess what the problem is. However, a cough for a month is nothing to take lightly. Please seek the care of a reputable physician. ...Read more

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So I'm really confused as to what is going on with my body. I have been on a period with heavy nonstop bleeding for 4 weeks now. Having bad chest pain?

So I'm really confused as to what is going on with my body. I have been on a period with heavy nonstop bleeding for 4 weeks now. Having bad chest pain?

Nonstop Bleeding: One can bleed to death. One can bleed so much they go into heart failure. Nonstop bleeding is an emergency. Please sign off of the internet and get to your family doctor or gynecologist's office urgently. ...Read more

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I've been having chest pain. It's heaviness feeling (not sharp), and I'm always tired (extreme fatigue) threw out the day. When I wake up in the morning I'm in slight pain only in my chest no where else on my body, what could it be?

I've been having chest pain. It's heaviness feeling (not sharp), and I'm always tired (extreme fatigue) threw out the day. When I wake up in the morning I'm in slight pain only in my chest no where else on my body, what could it be?

Multiple: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. It may be of a serious nature and you should discuss it with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hours ago I was at a night service at church drinking coffee (I might have put in too much creame). When I got home and started relaxing all of a sudden I has serve chest pain on the left side of my body. I haven't been to sleep too much because of it. I j

Hours ago I was at a night service at church drinking coffee (I might have put in too much creame). When I got home and started relaxing all of a sudden I has serve chest pain on the left side of my body. I haven't been to sleep too much because of it. I j

Doctor can check now: A person with pain at the chest, rib cage, or left shoulder can see his doctor now to be evaluated. Pains can come from a heart problem (serious!), neck and shoulder muscles, the ribs and their joints, the lungs inside the chest, etc... If one feels his pain is coming from the heart, has a chest tightness, some difficulty breathing, or has past heart disease, he can call 911 to go to the E.R. now. ...Read more

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Can severe anxiety and stress cause chronic chest pain and body aches?

Can severe anxiety and stress cause chronic chest pain and body aches?

Possibly: Our minds deal with stress and anxiety in different ways, one of which is somatization, or converting mental issues into physical ones. The difficulty here is in making sure there is no obvious primary cause. See a good internist or family practitioner and be evaluated. Then, if necessary, a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist. ...Read more

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Can tea (caffeine) cause chest pain at the left side of the body by the heart?

Caffeine: In small doses caffeine is not likely to cause chest pain. With large intake of caffeine there are several possible chest pain modlities. ...Read more

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Have bronchitis and am on cefdinir. Having terrible back/upper body/chest pain. Is this from all the coughing? I'm scared it hurts so bad!

Have bronchitis and am on cefdinir. Having terrible back/upper body/chest pain. Is this from all the coughing? I'm scared it hurts so bad!

Get a chest xray: Terrible back and upper body pain and chest pain may be due to coughing, but it is also potentially a sign of pneumonia. If it hurts so bad that it is frightening you, it is probably a good idea for you to be evaluated, including a chest xray to rule out pneumonia. ...Read more

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17years old, I've been extremely nauseous, sleeping a lot, whole body aches, chest pain, no appetite Can you explain what it can be???

17years old, I've been extremely nauseous, sleeping a lot, whole body aches, chest pain, no appetite Can you explain what it can be???

Non specific: These are very non specific symptoms. You might have caught a virus and might have been dehydrated. It is a good idea to see a primary doctor or urgent care if the symptoms persist longer. Eat and drink water or gatorade to hydrate you if you can in the mean time. If high fever worry about flu in winter. ...Read more