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Exercise chest pain NOT related to heart or lungs. What else could it be?

Exercise chest pain NOT related to heart or lungs. What else could it be?

Costochondritis: If your heart and lungs have been'ruled out' as sources of your chest pain( and this is of paramount importance) than inflammation of the ribs as they attach on the sternum or the rib 'lining' itself can become 'inflamed' occasionally w/ exercise. This is generally treated w/ NSAIDs ( ibuprofen, etc.)A diagnosis can sometimes be made by an examination prior to and after ecersise or bone scan . GL! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Clean bill health yet when i do slight exercise i get chest pain n l arm tingles. Is it cuz i was so inactive for 2y?

Clean bill health yet when i do slight exercise i get chest pain n l arm tingles. Is it cuz i was so inactive for 2y?

Heart testing?: Your young age makes heart disease less likely but still possible. So far you have had the recommended testing and treatment for acid reflux. There are congenital (born with) conditions that could cause similar symptoms. Heart testing may be indicated (echo-cardiogram, stress test). ...Read more

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Can an abnormal right coronary artery lead to any problems? What if you have symptoms during exercise such as chest pain/shoulder pain?

Can an abnormal right coronary artery lead to any problems? What if you have symptoms during exercise such as chest pain/shoulder pain?

Possibly: If the right coronary artery arises from the pulmonary artery instead of the aorta, the blood flowing through it is low on oxygen, and can cause cardiac symptoms. This almost always presents in infants and children. In later life, coronary artery problems are due to atherosclerosis, and the symptoms are typically angina. If you have any questions, see you primary physician or cardiologist. ...Read more

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Wen I do exercise than my back & chest pain?

Wen I do exercise  than my back & chest pain?

Need more details...: This could be simple muscle strain or any number of other things, some of which could be serious. Pain is never normal--it is a warning signal and should be evaluated, especially if it persists. If you have accompanying shortness of breath, palpitations, or lightheadedness, do not continue to exercise and certainly see a physician ASAP. ...Read more

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Does a ten thousand steps exercise really reduce the chest pain?

Chest pain: A half hour of aerobic exercise daily after about 6 weeks may improve angina somewhat and if continued can improve it signficantly in some people..........If that's what you're asking. If we're talking a different chest pain like costochonditis or intercostal muscle damage, not really........ ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more