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Crushing Sensation In The Central Chest
I am 22 yr. male, I am experiencing a squeezing and crushing sensation in my upper left chest ( around 2nd costal cartilage) when eating food. ?
FirstCheckYourDiet: If you were older I'd suggest you go get yourself checked ASAP because those kinds of discomforts could be due to a heart problem. Much less likely at your age but not impossible. Because it's when you are eating (or after?) I'd first try and see if it is something specific I'm eating that is the cause, The acid from your stomach could be coming back up. So if this persists, see a doctor. ...Read more
2 days ago i had pain in right shoulder emanating to my neck. Today i wake up to find crushing sensation in lower chest when breathing in & same pains?
E.R. can evaluate: Anybody who feels he has a "crushing sensation" in the chest should be evaluated in the E.R. To rule out a heart attack. Calling 911 for an ambulance ride is the safest way to go. If it turns out to be a different problem, such as a collapsed lung, the E.R. Will still be the right place to be. ...Read more
Have nsvt. Went to ER with severe crushing central chest pain that kept coming and going for about 10 minutes. Dr. Said EKG was normal and sent me home, what happened?
Not sure: If you are having non sustained venticular tachycardia and crushing cp, I am surprised, they sent you home with checking ekg only?. I am not sure I have all the info. Typically CP and nsvt together we do admit pt, r/o for heart attack and then do ischemia evaluation with stress imaging or cardiac cath, if symptoms are convincing. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possible PVC's: Not sure based on your description. May be related to a cardiac etiology. Without other information or tests, best guess might be pvc's (premature ventricular contractions). You should be further evaluated by your primary care physician with a possible referral to cardiologist for holter monitor or event monitor. Other possible causes will be discussed by your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some questions can't: ...Be answered in an online forum like this. I assume your doctor has seen you and if he/she is unsure, you can always ask for a second opinion, but this is not the place to get one. This is a good source of information on many health and health-care related questions, but not a site for providing health care.. ...Read more
As of the last week or so i ve been getting a sharp pinching sensation in the left side of my chest that comes at random the feeling lasts for a few s?
Why is my 24 year old brother experience a certain "gurgling sensation" in his chest during the day?
Several things: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
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