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Dull Pain Near Heart
I am 24 years old and feel a dull pain near my heart. Other symptoms include chest rash and underneath skin itching .Its been 3 weeks now. The heart pain comes and goes daily. What should I do?
At least once or twice a day i experience a tight dull pain near my heart. It's on my left chest. I'm worried b/c the pain feels like it's my heart.
Check it out.: The cause of this type of pain are varied and numerous. I encourage you to see your doctor. ...Read more
Dull pain in chest near heart. Throbbing, almost tickling, right above where my heart is. Not always noticeable but starting to make me wonder.
See attention: At 4o, you are at risk just because of being male. I would at least advice you to go to your pcp and have an egd. And if you smoke, or are diabetic, you may need an echo and or a stress test. If you have a strong family history i.e. Dad in 40's or mom in 50's with heart problems than your risk is high. Also have lipids checked when you go. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more
Dull, cold chest pain near heart for 20 hours. No other symptoms. Gone after 4 tums and 2 aspirin. Now back. Go to hospital or eat more tums?
Impossible to know: the wisest choice for sure. Pain away from central lower sternum less likely heart & tums relief c/w reflux pain, yet can have multiple events simultaneously, can have angina without showing on blood tests, esp. EKG, & blood test signs (e.g. Troponin I) of heart muscle damage may not show for many hours. Best optimize NMR lipoproteins, HbA1c & Systolic BP, the primary drivers of arterial disease. ...Read more
I have recently have some chest/ heart pain like never before it felt like it was aching what could this be? My sister has also had this problem
Unlikely your heart: see a cardiologist. Are you especially anxious? That can play a major part. HRS, MD, FACC ...Read more
GI Problems common: In your age group, chest pain is often due to gastrointestinal problems (heartburn), often due to gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd). Heart problems are more rare in young people. However, your doctor should be consulted because a careful medical evaluation should be able to clarify the cause of your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Slight pain in left arm randomly, no heart pain. It feels like an aching feeling. Should i be worried?
Left arm pain: Can be caused by many things. At first blush it does not sound cardiac in etiology but this also depends on any risk factors you may or may not have. Most likely musculoskeletal in etiology but talk to your physician if symptoms persist. ...Read more
What causes a short stabbing pain in side of left breast near armpit?Some dull pain in ribs below armpit & below bra line of PCP says heart ok.
Costochondritis: Costochondritis, or Tietze's disease results from irritation of the cartilage that joins the upper ribs to the breastbone. Pain is typically manifest with movement, deep breath, cough. It is a benign condition, which can be properly treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and osteopathic manipulative medicine. Mechanical irritation due to bra wires can exacerbate the symptoms. ...Read more
I have been getting this dull pain around my heart closer it's not constant, but it's been going on for about three days.
Have a dull fullness type pain under my heart. Happens frequently just a dull pain what could be causing this?
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