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I'm confused by symptoms Ive had for a week(breastfeeding lack of sleep ?anxiety something serious): radiating chest/breastbone pain&sore glands

I'm confused by symptoms Ive had for a week(breastfeeding lack of sleep ?anxiety something serious): radiating chest/breastbone pain&sore glands

Sounds like you're: dealing with a newborn and maybe have some physical sx's that an MD should evaluate. Also sounds like you're getting run down. Any help with baby duties? What happens when you have some down time? Or, is that out of the question? Do you have a partner? Can you express milk and have the partner administer and you rest? How's your nutrition? Too many ?'s. See the MD first. ...Read more

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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


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I have chest pain only when doing pull-ups. It is at the base of my breast bone more on my left than right. It is sore to touch , but not bad.

I have chest pain only when doing pull-ups. It is at the base of my breast bone  more on my left than right. It is sore to touch , but not bad.

Typical muscle : This is typical for muscle strain. Make sure yourtechnique is correct and dont over do it. Rest and nsaids should help. If it doesnt after a week or so see your doctor and get it looked at. ...Read more

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Chest pain in the middle of chest like at breastbone is this acid reflux?

Could be.: There are many causes for pain like this, and it's not possible to determine the exact cause without an exam and maybe some tests. Most causes are benign and resolve without specific treatment. You might want to try an over the counter acid blocker (omeprazole or ranitidine are examples) and see if you get relief, and if not consult a physician if the pain persists. ...Read more

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I've been full of cold for almost three months and now I have bad chest pain. What is this? It is really sore constantly

I've been full of cold for almost three months and now I have bad chest pain. What is this? It is really sore constantly

Wrong diagnosis: If you have had a "cold" for 3 months, you likely either have allergies or asthma. (or both). Please see your doctor and get tested so you can get treatment and feel better! ...Read more

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I have been having minor chest pain for about a week. Now its slightly sore on the left between my back and chest but decreased pain is this serious?

Does not sound : Serious. Sounds like you may have unknowingly hurt something maybe in your back that you felt in your chest and now it is getting better. Since it is getting better that is a good sign and a sign that it is not serious. When something is wrong in your back you often feel it in your chest, but only worry about the chest and don't pay attention to to back till the chest improves. ...Read more

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Is there any way to mitigate chest soreness after working out?

Is there any way to mitigate chest soreness after working out?

Soreness: After exercise chest soreness or muscle soreness is not uncommon, and usually it goes away after rest. If it does not, then you may have to take pain meds starting with tylenol (acetaminophen). Precautions, plenty of fluids, or electrolyte containing drinks, like gatorade may help. ...Read more

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What is an asthmatic do to alleviate chest soreness?

What is an asthmatic do to alleviate chest soreness?

Take the medicines: Asthma if uncontrolled can cause chest pain.Tightness and burning sensation. You must take your medicines/inhalers regularly. ...Read more

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Why don't I feel chest soreness after workout for pecs?

Why don't I feel chest soreness after workout for pecs?

Muscular pain: Muscle soreness can occur with exercise. If it is consistent, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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