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Chest feels stretched & pinches when leaning or twisting. Echo, ekg, xrays normal. Dr. suggested more supportive bra. No MRI done. Any Problems?

Chest feels stretched & pinches when leaning or twisting. Echo, ekg, xrays normal. Dr. suggested more supportive bra. No MRI done. Any Problems?

If U have large --: -heavy breasts, the usual symptoms R shoulder grooving from the bra straps, & mid- upper back pain. Those symptoms R used 2 indicate a breast reduction 4 medical reasons, & not considered cosmetic . If this is the case, try a very supportive bra, & C if U get some relief. This will help make the diagnosis. Breast heaviness will cause a stretching feeling due 2 stretch of suspensory tissues. ...Read more

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Have a pain on center of chest top area when coughing it hurts only hurts when I bring my head down to my chest or stretch my arms in front of chest area?

Have a pain on center of chest top area when coughing it hurts only hurts when I bring my head down to my chest or stretch my arms in front of chest area?

Chest pain: It sounds like a strain or a pain involving the muscles in your chest. It is pain that is worse with movement. It may have been caused by your coughing. If not getting better, see your doctor. All the best. ...Read more

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When i put my chin to my chest n stretch neck down to the left, i get pain by my shoulder blade and some tingling in right arm. Neck X-ray was fine?

When i put my chin to my chest n stretch neck down to the left, i get pain by my shoulder blade and some tingling in right arm. Neck X-ray was fine?

Cervical disc issue?: A disc between neck bones can weaken ; stretch or even break and leak a jelly center onto the nearby nerves. When you flex the neck and the disk bulges, it may put pressure on a nerve and temporarily cause the described symptoms. Either stop stretching that far or see a physical therapist or even a neurosurgeon to look into the matter further. ...Read more

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Pain in manubrium area of chest. Can feel pain by pressing it. Aggravates when I do things that stretch chest out such as dips or rolling out.

Pain in manubrium area of chest. Can feel pain by pressing it. Aggravates when I do things that stretch chest out such as dips or rolling out.

Definitely stop: If you are having pain in parts of your chest. The most advisable thing to do is to make sure that you get a chance to recover. Before the exercise, make sure that you stretch appropriately and if there is still pain, follow up with your PCP ...Read more

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I have a tightness on the right side of my chest when i stretch why is this?

I have a tightness on the right side of my chest when i stretch why is this?

Several reasons: This could be due to several causes...It could be musculoskeletal or pleuritic. It is probably nothing to be too concerned about..But, if it bothers you, or gets worse or changes i would see your family doc to have it checked out.. ...Read more

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I often feel this pain in my chest when i stretch, or cough. It's almost like i can hear a tearing noise when this happens. Is this normal?

I often feel this pain in my chest when i stretch, or cough. It's almost like i can hear a tearing noise when this happens. Is this normal?

Possibilities....: Coughing can cause chest musculoskeletal pain due to muscle strain, cartilage inflammation, rib bruise or even fracture, etc. The treatment includes treating the cough since, once the cough is controlled, the discomfort will resolve. So, you need to see your doctor for diagnosis of the cough and the chest discomfort. ...Read more

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Red horizontal lines on my 16 years old son back now on his chest also like stretch marks or scratches.he is going lately to the gym .no itching ?

Red horizontal lines on my 16 years old son back now on his chest also like stretch marks or scratches.he is going lately to the gym .no itching ?

Contact: Horizontal lines such as this almost certainly from external trigger. Contact sensitivity to some sort of bracing device is possible, but seems more likely due to minor trauma of repetitive forceful contact with lat bar and/or bench press bar. Consider getting a physical exam if they persist. ...Read more

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Pinch inside the left breast going towards the middle of the chest when I stretch my chest it pinches under inside the breast?

Pinch inside the left breast going towards the middle of the chest when I stretch my chest it pinches under inside the breast?

A Pinch In Time: A common phenomenon in the area of the mid chest is movement of the costo-chondral joint. This can be described as a pinch or pop with movement or expansion of the chest wall. This rib-breast bone (sternum) joint can also become painful and swell. Avoid repetitive movement as this can be a painful condition if it becomes chronic. ...Read more