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Cramp In Arm And Chest Pain Gas
Tightening in left arm then I get a cramp on the right side of my chest. Been having issues with chest pain for 1 1/2 months and ER visits please help?
Arm feels numb tingly since 4am is 11am now, no chest pain but I do have gas, had an anxiety attack yday for first time in 2yrs and am dehydrated.
Anxious, numb: Your history indicates panic attacks. I'm sorry to hear that you've experienced another attack. It sounds like, first things first, acute medical problems should be ruled out, so do give a ring to your doc right away, or go to ER if physical sxs worsen. Most likely, your sxs represent recurrence of anxiety. meet with a psych MD and consider why anx may be picking up & review available treatments:) ...Read more
Light pain under left breast that goes up my shoulder and down my left arm. Feels like pins and needles but without any chest pain. Is this gas?
Non likely: Pins and needles feeling is called "paresthesia" and is a sign of peripheral neuritis. It can be positional in which case it would come and go. Paresthesia and pain in that distribution, which follows the path of a nerve root (called a dermatome), suggests impingement in the cervical spine - often due to disk herniation or trauma in your age group (26). Also consider a brachial plexus injury. ...Read more
If I already had a heart workup in ER what can cause chest pain radiating to my jaw and ear and armpit? Feels like gas but I don't know. I also get pai in my left arm. Dr's say they can't find out why.
Left side chest pain. Sharp, cramp-like. Left arm pain. Sweating. Had a good EKG, heart enzymes, and chest X-ray 2 weeks ago. 21, active. Heart issue?
You need diagnosis.: If you still have these symptoms and other causes are ruled out, ask your doctor to send you to a cardiologist who can carefully take your H&P and possibly order other tests, such as Holter monitoring, electrophysiology studies, echocardiogram, and others as clinically indicated by the cardiological examination. ...Read more
Shakiness, dizziness, fatigue, cant sleep, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, chest pain, headache, extreme leg and arm cramps since I took Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) yesterday?
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): You need to stop it and call the doctor. If the symptoms are bad, you should got to the ER ...Read more
It can: It can, but suggest that you get checked that it it is not heart related. ...Read more
I am having some chest pains on my left side and what I call cramps in my left arm and leg when im trying to sleep?
Careful exam: The diagnosis of chest pain can usually be made on the basis of a careful history; when one adds the physical exam, ekg and chest x-rays, the diagnosis is nearly always evident. Arm and leg cramps can be caused by physical overuse, abnormal blood chemistries, common problems involving the spine and some less common problems. See an experienced family physician, internist or cardiologist. ...Read more
I have bad cramps in my stomach and my back on the right side, it hurts to lay down on it. I also have chest pains as well. Is it gas or appendicitis?
Abdominal Pain: Right sided abdominal pain has several causes. The pain from appendicitis tends to be more constant than crampy. Pain that comes in waves is more in keeping with gas or could be kidney related such as infection or a stone. Be checked if this persists soon! All the best. You also have an ovary and gallbladder on the right that can cause pain. ...Read more
For friend...She is having chest pains. It radiates down her arm and severe cramping in her legs and racing heart?
Chest pains: Chest pain radiating down your arm suggests heart disease. There is no obvious connection to cramps in the legs. To assess the type of chest pain ask these questions: 1. Does it occur with exertion or after eating or being upset? 2. Does it stop with several minutes of rest? 3. Does it feel like pressure under the middle of the sternum. 3 yes=high ; 2 yes=medium risk; 1 yes=lower; 0 yes=very low. ...Read more
If I'm having burning stools, night sweats, numbness and tingling arms and legs, and chest pains from gas, severely every night. What could that be?
Burning stool c/p: May be gastritis with or without H pylori a bacteria. Ranitidine/ prevecid may offer some relief but if bacteria need antibiotics. Would also check gallbladder. Pancreas, food intolerences (gluten) is less likely but if this severe should get abdominal /pelvic CT. Avoid NSAID (motrin like products) aspirin, caffeine, alcohol spicy food, smoking. F/u/ w/ gastroenterologist, also check EK ...Read more
I've had stomach cramps, indigestion, chest pains, gas and bloating for the past 3 weeks. Recently my throat has felt tight and I've had to take breaks while eating because of my stomach. What's wrong?
See a doctor: You should be checked out to see if you have any problems such as intolerance to certain foods or ulcers, esp. If you have tried otc meds like maalox, mylanta or Tums (calcium carbonate) for heart burn or indigestion w/ no improvement. Sometimes anxiety may worsen GI disease, so it is important to get checked out soon. Treatment of anxiety may also help relieve some of your symptoms. ...Read more
Please have someone take you as soon as possible to the nearest Emergency facility!!!
Hope all goes well - please keep me posted! ...Read more
Day one: root canal on right (removed the nerve) day two: right arm and chest pain and heaviness day three: pain in right hip, are all these connected?
Pain: Left arm and chest pain are not always cardiac related. Within the spectrum of symptoms of cardiac ischemia lie the pains in left arm and chest. Many other things can also cause these symptoms. When the symptoms are associated with other complaints and findings, they are compatible with cardiac relation. ...Read more