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Causes of chest pain and cough?

Causes of chest pain and cough?

Many, : Infection, cold, flu, heart attack, lung diseases, etc. You need to have it checked by a real doctor. Don't delay...Ok? ...Read more

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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Should i worry if i had mild dry cough for past month , xray show normal no chest pain. I cough like 4 to 5 times a day. Why could it be ?

Should i worry if i had mild dry cough for past month , xray show normal no chest pain. I cough like 4 to 5 times a day. Why could it be ?

Possibilities....: Possible etiologies of this cough include bronchospasm from any cause, gerd, post-nasal drip or a combination of factors. These all have entirely different treatments so you need to see a doctor for diagnosis/treatment. A lung doctor could definitely treat this cough so you may need to be referred to a lung specialist. ...Read more

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I am diabetic, I took my blood sugar it is 455 I took 80 units of levemir. Have chest pain from cough maybe. What should I do?

I am diabetic, I took my blood sugar it is 455 I took 80 units of levemir. Have chest pain from cough maybe. What should I do?

Evaluation: Hi, you better go to ER for evaluation if you have chest pain, also you might need evaluation of your high sugar and possibly adjustment of your Insulin. ...Read more

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After 2 years undiagnosed chest pain/palps/cough w/ lots of diagnostic tests.. Is it safe to say the cause being Giant cell Myocarditis is unlikely?

After 2 years undiagnosed chest pain/palps/cough w/ lots of diagnostic tests.. Is it safe to say the cause being Giant cell Myocarditis is unlikely?

Good grief: Been trolling the internet for obscure diseases? Yes, I'd say you are safe. Patients with this very rare disease go from this diagnosis to transplant list in about 5 months. So I think you are probably safe. ...Read more

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Weight gain of 2lbs in a day lost over night. Feeling very cold at rest with chest pain and cough. Could this be worsening chf?

Not likely: If you have a history of CHF and if it's been recently uncontrolled, then, yes, it's conceivable that your symptoms represent decompensation. But feeling cold and chest pain are not sx of CHF and cough and weight gain have many causes other than your heart. A chest xray and simple blood sample could easily resolve this uncertainty. ...Read more

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Feel a little out of breath whenever I cough(dry). Very minor chest pain. Had cough for past week. Never had asthma though grandpa died from it. ?

Feel a little out of breath whenever I cough(dry). Very minor chest pain. Had cough for past week. Never had asthma though grandpa died from it. 
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? Asthma: Better visit your doctor, need to rule out asthma or heart problem, unlikely, if a bronchodilator helps, most probably you would have a reactive airway disease, sorry for your grandfather, but asthma isn't a hereditary disease, and not every asthmatic die of asthma, it is rather a highly controlable disease, many Olympic gold medalists have the disease and lead a very healthy life with treatment ...Read more

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I quit smoking 1.5 yrs ago after smoking in and off for 13 yrs. I have no chest pain, no cough, and am physically active. why am I wheezing ?

I quit smoking 1.5 yrs ago after smoking in and off for 13 yrs. I have no chest pain, no cough, and am physically active. why am I wheezing ?

Airways disease: Smoking is a major cause of lung disorders but may combine with other exposures like pollution to affect your lungs. Sometimes a heart condition may lead to wheezing or you may actually have asthma previously unsuspected. Talk with your doctor about getting a check-up with a lung specialist. You may also need a cardiac check-up. Rarely, wheezing may also come from your throat (stridor). ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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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