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Dr. Morton Levitt
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Perspiration (Definition)

Perspiration or sweat is the production of watery fluid from the skin to help regulate the ...Read more


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Had abrupt chest pains, sweating, nausea/diarrhea, and shortness of breath. Skin was clammy and heart was beating fast. What could it have been?

Had abrupt chest pains, sweating, nausea/diarrhea, and shortness of breath. Skin was clammy and heart was beating fast. What could it have been?

Were you upset?: Feeling better? If yes, you were emotionally upset. However, if it is not related to your emotions, and it keeps happening to you, go to the nearest emergency room! Good luck to you! ...Read more

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Ekg normal. Enzymes normal 2 days ago.. Yet having chest pains arm tingles lite sweating heart rate not below 78. Can it be a heart attack?

Heartattack unlikely: At age 27, with normal ECG and normal enzyme levels, a myocardial infarction (heart attack) is highly improbable. The first pains of coronary artery narrowing (called angina) typically occur with exertion and are relieved by rest. If left untreated, eventually anginal pain may start to occur even at rest. Most likely, your symptoms do not represent a heart attack. ...Read more

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I have had chest pains for a while now, sweating, dizziness, shortness of breaths, headaches is this symptoms of anxiety, nervous to go to the doctor?

I have had chest pains for a while now, sweating, dizziness, shortness of breaths, headaches is this symptoms of anxiety, nervous to go to the doctor?

Complicated: 20's female with chest pains, shortness of breath, sweating, and headaches has to be concerned for mitral valve prolapse, medication side effects, hyperventilation, panic attacks, POTS, hyperthyroidism, and other concerns. A doctor is needed to sort this out. ...Read more

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Guy is sweating complaining of chest pains and ambulance is on the way what's the process from when the ambulance gets here to the hospital?

Guy is sweating complaining of chest pains and ambulance is on the way what's the process from when the ambulance gets here to the hospital?

Paramedics know...: The paramedics know what to do, and know which hospital ER's are accepting patients. The paramedics can start treatment for a possible heart attack, if that is suspected. Family members on the scene can drive carefully, at a normal speed, to the hospital and wait for information, which comes after the ER doctor has evaluated the patient. ...Read more

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I get chest pains as if my ❤is going fast n I start sweating cold, get dizzy, n weak if I throw up or wait, pass gas I feel better what's wrong with me?

I get chest pains as if my ❤is going fast n I start sweating cold, get dizzy, n weak if I throw up or wait, pass gas I feel better what's wrong with me?

Needs evaluation: Yiur story & symptoms are concerning. It could represent many things. Please seek evaluation with your physician asap. ...Read more

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Fatigue, leg cramps/restlessness/ occasional spells of light headed with sweating/ light chest pains. Are these related or is my body just weird?

They are related: The symptoms you described and pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. Especially chest pains is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. Rec.: see your pcp for further investigation or referral to cardiologist. Take care. ...Read more

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Sometimes he has chest pains they come and go he says it feels like contractions and sweats is that a sign of an TIA?

Sometimes he has chest pains they come and go he says it feels like contractions and sweats is that a sign of an TIA?

Get him in!: If he is having chest pain with sweats, he could be having heart problems and he should be seen in the emergency rood right away. Please get him in to be seen right now!
Good luck! ...Read more

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Bad sweating with severe chest pain?

Bad sweating with severe chest pain?

Maybe a heart attack: With only those six words, "bad sweating with severe chest pain", one must see the doctor right away. The wisest thing to do is call 911. The paramedics have oxygen, medications, and can do an ekg. The E.R. Doctor can evaluate for a possible heart attack. Even if it is not a heart attack, the E.R. Usually can provide a diagnosis and begin treatment. ...Read more

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Have had a headache for a week, now I sweating, and on and off chest pain, should I be worried.

See doc ASAP: This could be nothing more than anxiety...But it also could be something much worse, such as cardiovascular disease. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have chest pain in left side and its feeling like pin pricking and, breathing problem and sweating sometimes

I have chest pain in left side and its feeling like pin pricking and, breathing problem and sweating sometimes

Better safe / sorrry: If you have chest discomfort which lasts for more than a few minutes and is concerning to you, you should seek immediate medical attention. There are many causes of chest pain and some are not serious but coronary syndromes and pulmonary emboli can be fatal so please get checked out right away. ...Read more

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Earlier today I had profuse sweating, minor chest pain, and mild dizziness. It passed quickly and hasn't returned. How concerned should I be?

Chest pain: Always take chest pain serously, a trip to your doctors office will give you Borham ortuimtyktp review your risk factors for heart disease tin some tests and either treat you or just reassure you. ...Read more

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I had chest pain; it was mild to medium, went into my neck, went away after a few minutes and then came back. I did not have any numbness or sweating,?

Be examined: When you have chest pain you should be examined by your doctor. You must rule out any cardiac involvement for remember it is the silent killer. You do not need to have classic symtoms ...Read more

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If you had a 56y/o patient call for appt stating he had crushing chest pain & sweating last night (gone this am), would you see him or send him to ER?

If you had a 56y/o patient call for appt stating he had crushing chest pain & sweating last night (gone this am), would you see him or send him to ER?

ER: Definitely er, if he would insist I would still see him, but in office cardiac evaluation is limited and consequences of missing a heart attack, or not treating it in time can be grave, so hopefully my patient would have enough common sense and wouldn't risk his life and would trust his doctor judgment, because if you don't trust your doctor than you definitely need to find the one you will trust. ...Read more

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Have a swokloen slightly painful lump underneath left armpit extremeskin itching kower back and chest pains when I breathe night sweats what is this?

Have a swokloen slightly painful lump underneath left armpit extremeskin itching kower back and chest pains when I breathe night sweats what is this?

Many possibilities: Depending on how long you've had each symptom, where you live, family history, the appearance of the rash, the type, duration, and frequency of the pain when you breath etc. There are many possible diagnosis. Some of these are serious and difficult to treat some serious and easy to treat. The presence of night sweats with enlarged lymph nodes plus chest pain means you need to see someone asap. ...Read more

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Light pain and tingling in left calf, occasional chest pains & sweats. CBC and D-dimer negative. Dr examined leg this morning, but now I have a bruise?

Light pain and tingling in left calf, occasional chest pains & sweats. CBC and D-dimer negative. Dr examined leg this morning, but now I have a bruise?

Not DVT.: Sounds like you are concerned about a deep vein thrombosis. With a normal D dimer that is very unlikely. Also the appearance of a bruise suggests a musculoskeletal injury and not a DVT. Hard to correlate chest symptoms with your leg symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there any medication available to help with alcohol withdrawal symptoms? Having cold sweats, some hand trembling and some chest pains this am?

Is there any medication available to help with alcohol withdrawal symptoms? Having cold sweats, some hand trembling and some chest pains this am?

Excellent: Excellent advice by dr mcmullen. This needs to be treated at the hospital. However something to keep in mind once detoxified is that medical acupuncture can be very helpful (auricular / ear) with addictions. Take care. ...Read more

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sick cold symptoms spitting out green mucus chest pains body aches waking in night sweats every night fever and cold sores wats going on?

sick cold symptoms spitting out green mucus chest pains body aches waking in night sweats every night fever and cold sores wats going on?

See a physician!: Your symptoms are worrisome for possible pneumonia. You may need antibiotic treatment. It's not possible or proper to make a diagnosis without examining you and taking a medical history. Stop looking for answers on the internet and see a physician as soon as possible. Your delay in seeing a physician may allow any infection to get worse, making it more difficult to cure. ...Read more

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If I'm having burning stools, night sweats, numbness and tingling arms and legs, and chest pains from gas, severely every night. What could that be?

If I'm having burning stools, night sweats, numbness and tingling arms and legs, and chest pains from gas, severely every night. What could that be?

Burning stool c/p: May be gastritis with or without H pylori a bacteria. Ranitidine/ prevecid may offer some relief but if bacteria need antibiotics. Would also check gallbladder. Pancreas, food intolerences (gluten) is less likely but if this severe should get abdominal /pelvic CT. Avoid NSAID (motrin like products) aspirin, caffeine, alcohol spicy food, smoking. F/u/ w/ gastroenterologist, also check EK ...Read more

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2 days ago I woke up after about 3 hrs of sleeping sweating and felt dizzy today I woke up after 3 hrs too but with chest pain and disappeared quickly?

2 days ago I woke up after about 3 hrs of sleeping sweating and felt dizzy today I woke up after 3 hrs too but with chest pain and disappeared quickly?

See you doctor: I think in any case you should probably see your doctor for at the very least an exam and probably an ECG to make sure your heart rhythm is normal and possibly even a chest x-ray to make sure there's nothing obvious going on to be causing these symptoms. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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Facial pain, sweating, body aches, dizziness, and minor chest pain and burning? Help

Facial pain, sweating, body aches, dizziness, and minor chest pain and burning? Help

Evaluation Needed: Your symptoms are very varied and common with many different diagnoses so you need to go to the doctors to get evaluated and receive a diagnosis and formulate a treatment plan. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

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