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Chest Pressure Or Heaviness
I am experiencing unintentional weight loss, chest pressure or heaviness (time frame: gradual onset) (worsened by: psychological stress) , grindin...
Weight loss/ c/p: Follow up with doc and get CXR to evaluate for chest mass and consider EGD to look for stomach/ esophageal issues like eosinophilic esophagitis, though may also be GERD/ reflux with poor eating habits. Check for H pylori . Could be anxiety but that is after all else has been eliminated. F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
Chest tightness is the feeling of a "squeezing" or a pressure in the chest. Sometimes there is an associated breathing difficulty. There are numerous potential causes. Heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, heart rhythm condition, esophagus spasm, lung condition are ...Read more
I am experiencing bitter/acid taste in mouth and heartburn (worsened by: eating shortly before bed, lying flat) . The following also describe me: Chest pain or discomfort, Chest Pressure or heaviness, and Hoarse voice. What should I do?
I am experiencing moderate fever, body aches, chest pressure or heaviness (time frame: gradually) , shaking chills, fatigue, nausea (severity: moderate) , diarrhea, appetite changes, swollen glands, fever, and excessive sweating. The following also descr
Fever, chest pains, : In all seriousness, there is only one major suggestion it can be made at this juncture, and that is to get to your internist. S/He will need to work you up for the fever aspect and some other things about which you were complaining so I would go ahead and get to them as soon as you can. ...Read more
Chest pressure heaviness since few days and use antacid bt felt no benefit...that pressure and heaviness even deviates upward aftr eating
Go to ER: South Asians are at high risk for heart disease and given that you are a woman, you can have "atypical symptoms". That you tried antacids to no avail makes it only more imperative that you go to ER and have your heart checked out given the chest heaviness. Serial ECGs, and serial cardiac enzymes ought to be checked at a very minimum. Consider lipid panel, and stress test when you feel better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sudden bouts of sweating nausea chest pressure and arm heaviness and aching. EKG,stressecho normal. Arm stills hurts after chest pressure has subside?
Vasospasm: Spasm of a coronary artery can occur without exertion and there may be no plaque buildup in the artery. Discuss the possibility of coronary spasm as a cause of your symptoms with the cardiologist and he/she may try you on a calcium channel blocker or a long-lasting nitrite to see if the episodes are prevented. There are provocative tests to diagnose this condition, but they can provoke severe spas ...Read more
Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. One can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e..g, ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. Please stay w/doc also. ...Read more
The patient is 26 yrs old, non-smoker. He developed left chest heaviness/pressure and persistent dry cough and it last for more than 2 weeks now. ?
OCD: symptoms can manifest in many ways, typically by thoughts and behaviors that are intrusive and unwanted. It is possible that OCD can focus on concerns about your head/check. It is important for you to see your doctor to get a diagnosis about your pain and then a clinical psychologist can help w/the OCD if that is the case. Peace and good health. ...Read more
He is 26 yrs old, non-smoker. He has left chest heaviness/pressure, persistent dry cough and no fever. it last for more than 2 weeks now.
I have major chest pain , heavy pressure ,tightness, sort of breath and goes down from my neck , upper back and shoulders is that normal?
NO: I have no idea how old you are?what other medical conditions you have? The symptoms you are describing are not normal and need to be seen by your PMD right away or go to ER right now. It can be very serious or simple anxiet but you need to be seen right away to establish a diagnosis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reoccurring pressure in chest. Sometime heavy sometimes light. Heartburn meds no help. No other symptoms. Sometimes slight pain left side of chest.
Doctor can evaluate: Chest pressure, discomfort, pain, or difficulty breathing, are signs that that one should talk with his doctor right away or go to the ER. Driving oneself may not be a good idea (consider using an ambulance if symptoms are currently happening). If it turns out not to be heart pain, an abnormal rhythm, myocarditis, an anxiety attack, collapsed lung, or pneumonia, the ER may still be able to help. ...Read more
Evaluation: In assessing these symptoms the first task is to have a physician take a thorough history,perform a physical examination and order appropriate tests to rule out true pathology. Only then can we assume that symptoms are functional and related to psychological and mood disorders. At that point referral to a psychiatrist is appropriate. ...Read more
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