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Difference Between Chest Pain And Muscle Pain
Chest pain: New chest pain in a 40+ year old person requires urgent workup. Causes can include pain in the chest wall including muscles and connective tissues. More worrisome causes can include angina and heart disease. You can't always tell the difference by yourself, but your doctor can definitely help you through examination, ekg's, and other lab studies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Different origin: Muscle pain is due to anoxia that develops in the muscle which when at rest usually resolves. Bone pain is due to the expansion of periosteum with a lesion within the cortex that enlarges to impinge on the periosteum. One of the factors causing muscle pain is build up of lactic acid dehydrogenase. ...Read more
What would cause chest pain. Abdominal pain epigastric and urq, and in between the shoulder blades?
See your Doctor: Most likely cause is gallbladder disease and gallstones especially if the pain occurs after a fatty meal. Any chest pain that is persistent however should be evaluated immediately since other more serious conditions like blood clots in the lung, heart attacks, hepatitis etc. Can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more
Maybe Gallbladder: Pain in the upper abdomen can be gall bladder or stomach related. Gall bladder pain can radiate through to your back at about the level of the shoulder blades. It is most commonly on the right but can be in the middle. You should talk to your dr about getting diagnostic testing to find the diagnosis. Testing could include ultrasound, hida scan, upper endoscopy, or contrast x-rays. ...Read more
The anatomy: A joint is a joint and muscle is muscle. ...Read more
Chest pain.: Honestly, sometimes hard to tell. There's a significant amount of overlap symptom-wise. Heart-related pain can hurt when you press your chest, and muscular pains can happen with walking. Sometimes a good evaluation and directed testing are necessary just to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes sharp stabbing pain directly between breasts. Doc says heart is ok. Some pain in middle and upper back. Muscular? Anxiety?
Upper back pain. Intermittent stabs on both sides of chest, between shoulder blades, and a few pinches between breasts. Muscular? Related to back pain?
Muscular secondary: Sounds like pain radiating from the spine to the ribs , so you feel it on the sides. Muscle spasms are usually secondary in the spine, due to an underlying inflammatory condition. ...Read more
Disc pain= leg pain: Usually low back muscle pain stays localized to the lower back, occasionally it can radiate up your spine. Pain from a herniated disc can cause not only low back pain, but more importantly leg pain. Your nerves are like electrical cords, when you put pressure on a nerve near your spine (like a herniated disc) you can cause pain along the entire length of the nerve; down your leg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could be: Ovarian or other gynecological causes of pain can be manifested in both the abdomen and the back. Is there a pattern to the pain? ...Read more
Chest Pain: Sometimes breast and heart pain can seem very similar, especially for females. At your age, cardiac pain is less likely, but cardiac pain sometimes also radiates to the jaw or the left arm, is accompanied by sweating and nausea, but not always. If you are at all concerned, check with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Can gas pain cause a sharp pain between breasts and a pain in left shoulder? Muscular? PCP says heart ok. Fear cardiac issue.
GERD: is a very common disorder. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, Heart pain is typically a sore muscle ..worse w. stress, achy, relief after few moments rest. Gerd is sharp, often with food/burping/fullness. http://www.webmd.com/heartburn-gerd/guide/reflux-disease-gerd-1 ...Read more
Five second pain across center of chest between breasts. Momentary pain above right breast. Upper back shoulder pain. Chest pain related or cardiac?
Usually not cardiac.: If only five sec then usually not cardiac. Cardiac is lasting into the minutes and can be related with activity. This could also be skeletal pain. If continues i would go to family md. If pain becomes worse or persistent then to the er to make sure no serious issues. Need to determine any other symptoms and risk factors as well. ...Read more
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