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Chest Pains At Night Only
I get chest pains at night only when I'm laying down. The pain is up top and seems to be near my heart. What could it be?
I have mild MVP with mild regurgitation. At night I feel chest pains. Why only at night I feel this?
Many causes: Possible causes include problems with your spine, to the lining of your lungs, to your food pipe (esophagus) or even inflammation of the lining of your heart (pericarditis). Pain only at night is more likely from the stomach/foodpipe caused by stomach acid when lying down and there's no food in your stomach. If you are concerned about your heart, measure your pulse rate and report to your doctor ...Read more
Time to go to MD: Being very serious, it can and is time to go to a md! It can be caused by a number of concerning issues including gerd. However you require a thorough history and physical exam to help determine the underlying etiology of your pain, and possibly some other testing that your pcp or other experienced physician will be able to order - and thus help diagnose and treat your symptoms. ...Read more
I have had chest pains at night for the past 2 nights I have the feeling food is stuck in throat and twitching in my abdomen now I see blood in stools?
See your doctor: When you are on Coumadin (warfarin) and have blood in your stool, you need to report those symptoms immediately to your doctor. You need to see what your inr and hematocrit (blood level) are. Chest pain with a feeling like something is stuck in the throat is usually worked up by having a barium swallow, or, more likely in your case, an endoscopy where the GI doc looks in your esophagus and stomach. ...Read more
Last night was the second night that I had squeezing chest pains. I only happens at night but not every night. Could it be warning of a heat attack?
Unlikely but...: Many things can cause squeezing chest pains. Heart attacks are extremely rare in 19 yo women. However, spasm of the esophagus caused by acid reflux can cause identical symptoms and is MUCH more common in young women. Thus it is much more likely that this is related to esophageal spasm than a heart problem. It would be wise to see a doc to evaluate. Also see http://tinyurl. Com/p88fxjm ...Read more
I just took niquil about twelve something at night and it started working around one sumthan I keep getting this lil chest pains all over my chest.?
Hiya, is it normal to receive chest pains after drinking a fair amount of alcohol the night before? Pain is located mainly left part of chest
Too much alcohol: Yes quite common when you drink too much. ...Read more
I keep having h chest pains I take aspin but at night I swet a lot and am tired all the time I do drink and smoke I have jade this a long time?
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
I have been feeling wierd chest pains when I strech. Last night I felt like an itch by my hear for like 2 min then it went away. Is this psychological?
Pain: It is not your heart and is unlikely to be serious ...Read more
I had chest pains and Pressure last night. Now I'm experiencing facial numbness on the left side. Any thoughts?
Chest pain: Probably not a bad idea to get checked out. ...Read more
At night I have heaviness and chest pains where my heart is it only happens at night while in bed why is this? What could cause this?
Recumbant CP: Chest pain when lying down may be from many sources: can be from the heart due to increased blood return to the heart, inflammation of the pericardium (sack the heart sits in within the chest) can be reflux from the stomach, could be an abscess under the diaphragm or in the liver or from the gall bladder; could be bowel distension. Most urgent to rule out heart ds; see you doc! ...Read more
Hii I've been taking hydroxyquine for some time now but keep exsperiencing bad chest pains mostly at night when I sleep on my side. Any ideas?
Hydroxy chloroquine: It is not side effect to hydroxy Chloroquine. Hydroxy Chloroquine is used in treatment of auto immune diseases such as lupus. Lupus and many other auto ommune diseases can cause chest pain from various causes and one of them being inflammation of lining of lungs or heart called pleura or pericardium. You need to fu with your doctor or a rheumatologist. ...Read more
I was diagnose with h.Pylori after suffering with chest pains for a year. Now on nexum but still having chest pains. Mainly at night please help?
Have H. Pylori reckd: If you had a history of h. Pylori, and it wasn't treated fully, then you may still have problems with gastritis. However if it was treated fully, and you had a negative breath test, and you're still having pain still at night, then you need to call your doctor. So s/he can do a physical to investigate your complaint. Sometimes, eating too close to bedtime can cause heartburn too ; should be avoided. ...Read more
I often wake up in the middle of the night with chest pains, headache and difficulty breathing. I smoke, and the more I smoke a day makes it worse.?
Sharp chest pains that get worse at night, wake up with burning chest pain, frequent coughing every day. Been going on for atleast a month. Diagnosis?
21 y/o female pacemaker implanted 8 mos ago, I have chest pains off and on at least 10 times a month, usually at night. They range from 10 min-1 hour?
Pacers: Pacers don't cause pain unless something is wrong. You may be feeling the pacing or something else. Discuss with your dr. ...Read more
I have GAD, take 2 espiride at night and concerta 36 in the morning. I am having a 'flare up' with chest pains. Any suggestions for immediate relief?
My husband always complains about chest pains, also at night I noticed that he stops breathing he also says something about his knee has this pain alot?
Chest pain, see MD: There are many possible reasons for chest pain; the most concerning are heart-related. He should see a doctor about this, and if the pain is severe, call 911. If you notice that he stops breathing when he is asleep, this may be apnea, most likely obstructive sleep apnea, and a sleep study will help diagnose this. Left untreated, this can cause more serious problems later. ...Read more
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