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Can chonditrius on your chest cause chest pressure /shortness of breath? 22years old. A

Can chonditrius on your chest cause chest pressure /shortness of breath? 22years old. A

Costochondritis: Costochondritis is an inflammation of the cartilage junction of a rib with the sternum(breastbone). There is usually pinpoint tenderness at the site and motions of that area aggravate the discomfort.This includes a deep breath.It doesn't' affect the lung itself. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pressure (Definition)

Chest pressure is a sensation of heaviness on or within the chest. If this sensation occurs in response to the heart not receiving enough blood, it ...Read more


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Can a hiatal hernia get worse overtime? Will I need to have surgery to fix? Chest pressure /shortness of breath.

Can  a hiatal hernia get worse overtime? Will I need to have surgery to fix? Chest pressure /shortness of breath.

Waxes and wanes: It can get worse but it can also get better. There are periods of remission and relapse. Most people don't need surgery. Intense medical management and dietary practices usually suffice. Put the head of your bed on a block. Don't eat or drink for 2 hrs before bed. Take an acid blocking medicine twice a day for several weeks. Avoid nicotine and alcohol. Get follow up with a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Tiny vsd.Cardiac workup shows possible past heart attack.Having heart cath 4 constant chest pressure/shortness of breath.Possible discomfort causes?

Tiny vsd.Cardiac workup shows possible past heart attack.Having heart cath 4 constant chest pressure/shortness of breath.Possible discomfort causes?

Chest pain not from : Chest pain possibly from ASHD or blocked coronary arteries. What showed possible old heart attack if this was an ekg this is not that accurate. If it was and echocardiogram or cardiac sonogram that showed prior heart muscle damage that is probable accurate. Cardiac cath should tell you if you have blocked arteries and how significant they are. If borderline blockages are found a wire can be passed. ...Read more

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Heart palpitations, left arm pain, chest pressure, shortness of breath. What are these symptoms of?

Heart palpitations, left arm pain, chest pressure, shortness of breath. What are these symptoms of?

It can be signs and: Symptoms of coronary artery disease. If symptoms worse during activities and improve with rest the probability of heart problem increase. Do u have any risk factors? Obesity, smoking, high blood pressure and chol, family history, sedentary lifestyle, diabetes, kidney problems? Each of the above will increase probability too. Get doctor evaluation asap for a better history and physical. ...Read more

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I have been having severe bloating after eating faty foods, gas, chest pressure, shortness of breath, and of/on stomach pain. I am scared. :(?

I have been having severe bloating after eating faty foods, gas, chest pressure, shortness of breath, and  of/on stomach pain. I am scared. :(?

More info?: The first thing one thinks of is gallbladder but more info is needed. How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does it radiate to your back? Or shoulder? Have you had any surgery ? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Did you injure yourself? Pulled muscle etc? Has anyone done any studies? Cough? Fevers? ...Read more

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Sometimes I have chest pressure at night. There is no shortness of breath. I was ekged last time (great result), but i was curious what it could be?

Sometimes I have chest pressure at night. There is no shortness of breath. I was ekged last time (great result), but i was curious what it could be?

GERD vs. MS: At your age the most common culprit is either contents from your stomach sneaking up into your esophagus to cause discomfort and or spasm or musculoskeletal chest pain. ...Read more

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My husband, age 25 complains of chest pressure and shortness of breath when he bends over and stands back up. It goes away soon after. What is this?

My husband, age 25 complains of chest pressure and shortness of breath when he bends over and stands back up. It goes away soon after. What is this?

GERD???: If the feeling in the chest is at all like "heartburn" it could be gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). If he has a big belly bending over could cause these symptoms. Usually heart based Sx are not related to bending over. To be sure see your doc. ...Read more

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Really bad ear beeping/ ringing chest pressure and shortness of breath. What's this sound like?

Really bad ear beeping/ ringing chest pressure and shortness of breath. What's this sound like?

2 problems: You have tinnitus and undiagnosed chest pain & shortness of breath. It would be tempting to tie them together by saying you have mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia but, really, it's impossible to make that diagnosis here. You ought to be evaluated in the infirmary. ...Read more

Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more