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CHEST PAIN WHEN WALKING RUNNING AND UP STAIRS?

CHEST PAIN WHEN WALKING RUNNING AND UP STAIRS?

See Dr. ASAP: You may be giving yourself a "stress test" so get into the Dr asap to assess your cardiac status/function and assure your heart is stable. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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Sharp left Chest pain when walking fast or uphill. Goes away when resting. Chest can hurt to touch also. Is this definitely heart related?

Sharp left Chest pain when walking fast or uphill. Goes away when resting. Chest can hurt to touch also. Is this definitely heart related?

It is unlikely for: a young woman to have heart disease as a cause of chest pain. Especially if the pain is reproducible by touching the chest. Heart pain is usually dull and squeezing like a tooth ache and very rarely sharp or stabbing. Overall, it is unlikely that this symptom is heart related. Ask your health care provider to check it out and confirm. ...Read more

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I'm having chest pain when walking, shopping, housework. Is it possible I have syndrome x or coronary spasm? Had cardiac MRI, treadmill. Echo...

I'm having chest pain when walking, shopping, housework. Is it possible I have syndrome x or coronary spasm? Had cardiac MRI, treadmill. Echo...

Many causes: Chest pain often is associated with cardiac disease. However musculoskeletal injury or inflammation involving rib or muscle can cause pain. Gastroesophageal reflux is probably the most common cause of chest pain. Have you had work up for GI causes of pain? ...Read more

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Could I have angina at 25? Chest pain when walking sometimes in back and goes away when sitting. I've had stress test, MRI, echos, treadmill. All clea

Could I have angina at 25? Chest pain when walking sometimes in back and goes away when sitting. I've had stress test, MRI, echos, treadmill. All clea

PFTs: I would also suggest having a pulmonary function test completed before and after exercise. Exercise broncho constriction may be one cause of your symptoms. A virtual appt is available online healthtap.com/DosanjhMD Code: NCYHPZ ...Read more

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All of a sudden left side chest pain worser when walking around but I can feel it when sitting but not as bad and then along with left thigh numbness ?

All of a sudden left side chest pain worser when walking around but I can feel it when sitting but not as bad and then along with left thigh numbness ?

Left sided chest pai: You did not give your age left sided chest pain which is worse on walking suggests that you may have angina pectoris, which is caused by partial blockage of coronaro arteries due to elevated cholesterol over the years called atherosclerosis, when you do any kind of exertion heart needs more oxygen and due to the blockage you get chest pain.It is a serious symptom and you need to see a cardiologist. ...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?

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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Is chest pain more concerning when walking or resting?

Is chest pain more concerning when walking or resting?

All chest pain: Must be taken seriously. If the pain occurs predictably whenever you walk it is quite concerning for heart disease. It is also more concerning when associated with sweating, nausea, shortness of breath, arm, back or jaw pain. If pain at rest is new or associated with these symptoms hear disease also must be considered. ...Read more

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I am felling chest pain when i am walking and pain also severe to my arms my blood pressure is 110/80 what should i do?

110/80: I doubt blood pressure is the cause of chest pain. You MUST have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility. Hard for me to know the outcome but I would appreciate hearing from your Emergency doctor! ...Read more

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Has a pain ni chest when walking fast in the cold, which stops as soon as he stops. What do you think it is?

Has a pain ni chest when walking fast in the cold, which stops as soon as he stops. What do you think it is?

Get checked: Any chest pain that is associated with exertion and goes away with rest must be considered a sign of possible heart disease. Other things can do it, especially with an association with cold weather. But anyone with this symptom should be seen. ...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