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Chest infection with left side chest pain?

Can happen: Any infection can cause pain. Lung, pleurisy and pericarditis can cause left sided chest pain. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


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What causes midsternal chest pain?

What causes midsternal chest pain?

Many: Most concerning is cardiac pain. Other possibilities include G.I., musculoskeletal. Chest pain should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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Cough, left chest pain and fever?

Cough, left chest pain and fever?

Possibilities...: If the left chest pain increases with cough and deep breathing, then it is likely related to the other symptoms. If this is the case, the likely diagnoses are bronchitis vs pneumonia. Often, the only way to tell the difference is via chest x-ray. If the left chest pain does not increase w/ above maneuvers, see a doctor today so cardiac etiology can be ruled out. Go to er if needed. ...Read more

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Random mild chest pains all over chest. Wrist pain. Went to er. Ekg and X-ray showed normal. Chest pains still happening. What's wrong?

Random mild chest pains all over chest. Wrist pain. Went to er. Ekg and X-ray showed normal. Chest pains still happening. What's wrong?

Anxiety: Please don't go back to the er. Your heart is fine. But your chest, where you hold your stress, is exhausted. You need to find a way to manage your day to day stress in much healthier ways. ...Read more

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Stabbing chest pain ER doc said pleurisy after good blood work xray and ekg. Now i'm having it with pain in my left arm same side as chest pain.?

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Stabbing chest pain ER doc said pleurisy after good blood work xray and ekg. Now i'm having it with pain in my left arm same side as chest pain.?

CP: In th er you might have been ruled out for any heart problem. Since you are having continuing pain, go to your physician for follow up to find out the cause of pain. Good luck. ...Read more

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What should I do when haveing chest pains nonstop ? Chest pains going in back and jaw

The : The best advice is to call 911. Severe chest pains radiating into your back and jaw can be an indication of an aortic dissection. This is an extreme emergency. Milder pains, particularly if associated with nausea, vomiting, or sweating, could easily be an indication of a heart attack. You need to be evaluated by a physician. Get to an er, medical clinic or doctor right away! ...Read more

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Im having chest pain shortness of breath heart hurting?

Im having chest pain shortness of breath heart hurting?

Go to the ER: These are symptoms that need to be evaluated by a doctor. They are consistent with severe heart or lung conditions. Do yourself a favor and head to your local emergency department. ...Read more

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Im getting upper chest/upper back tightness and shoulder/should blade pain. Ecg, chest xray normal ?

Other conditions: The location of your chest pain may be related to gallbladder or upper gastrointestinal problems. Pain can radiate to the chest from other locations in the body. Other possibilities include muscular strain/aches, tendonitis, shoulder joint inflammation and a host of other conditions. If you experience shortness of breath or any continued chest pain, please see your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes chest pains?

What causes chest pains?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What causes chest pains?

What causes chest pains?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Suffering from pains in upper ribs & chest discomfort! what should I do?

See your doctor: There are many potential causes of chest pain, ranging from musculoskeletal to respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history and thorough exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment with your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is recommended based on a complete assessment. ...Read more

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What causes shooting pains from ribs into left chest under breast,from shoulder blade to left chest,and left chest?PCP & cardiologist say not heart.

What causes shooting pains from ribs into left chest under breast,from shoulder blade to left chest,and left chest?PCP & cardiologist say not heart.

Could be a variety: of things. If your cardiologist ruled out cardiac involvement, other things may include anxiety, muscle/skeletal pains, gastritis, stomach ulcers, among others. I would discuss with your PCP and ask for further work up or possible referral to other specialists that can help figure it out. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Been to er for chest pain, ecg ,blood's ,xray all fine,still having chest and middle back pain.Any idea what could cause my on going chest pain ?.

Of course your heart: is the most critical concern however there are many other issues that can cause "chest pain" Without a thorough history, physical examination and additional testing this is not a problem that will be diagnosable over the internet. See a health care provider for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes sharp chest pains and a rapid heartbeat?

What causes sharp chest pains and a rapid heartbeat?

Tachycardia: Chest pain and tachy cardia can be direcly linked such as mitral valve prolapse and tachycaria. Chest pain for any reason can cause tchcadia. Thiscan includecrdiac, respiatory or gastric cause. ...Read more

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What if you have chest pain sharp on left side with chest cold?

What if you have chest pain sharp on left side with chest cold?

Pleurisy: Pneumonia with pleurisy possible should see physician antibiotics chest xray. May also be pulled muscle but still strongly recommend see your pcp. ...Read more

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Can sinus chest pain give you chest pain like a collapsed lung? Chest xray came back.Good

Can sinus chest pain give you chest pain like a collapsed lung? Chest xray came back.Good

Depends: It's hard for me to imagine the pain of a collapsed lung ( I have not have one) but i can imagine the sob. In sinus problem you cough and can cause pain, even rib fracture which was ruled out by xr. I can also cause sudden pulls on the intercostals, hence chest wall pain. The inflammation from the same cause as the sinus problem, even viral etiology, can cause pleurisy. ...Read more

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