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Fell Down Stairs Chest Pains
Could I have a blood clot if I fell down stairs, have a bump on my butt, feel faint, big bruise covering my whole cheel chest pain, difficult to walk?
Probably not: Typically, blood clots in the veins are associated with inactivity, not trauma. A DVT usually gives you leg swelling and a "charley horse" feeling deep in the muscle of the calf. The bump on your butt could be a blood clot in the soft tissues (hematoma). The chest pain could be a chest wall contusion (bruise) or even a rib fracture. I suggest you get checked out by your doctor. ...Read more
Go To ER or Doctor: Anyone who has fallen down the stairs and is complaining of back and chest pain should be seen as soon as possible by a doctor. Considering the age posted for you, it would make your mother at a much higher risk for injury and she needs to be seen now. Call the paramedics, if necessary. ...Read more
Chest and throat pain with little exertion? Even fell down the stairs and the adrenaline gave me chest pain. What could it be?
Cannot diagnose: Without seeing and examining you it would be negligent to speculate. Go and see a doctor and be fully evaluated. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
What could it be after falling down stairs, bruise bigger then my palm chest pain leg pain difficult walking blacking out falling for no reason?
If I try to walk down stairs, my legs get wobbly and shaky, sometimes shortness of breath. Also am very shaky especially in the morning. & chest pain?
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
I have had chest pain for the last 6 weeks & feeling like I can't breathe when I lie down. Could it be my heart? I have also been more tired, I used to work out about an hour a day now I get winded climbing the stairs. I have trouble staying asleep and ha
Short of breath: Get checked by your doc, I sounds like something is going on. ...Read more
What are the possible causes for a 46 year old man to get sharp chest pains while climbing stairs?
I run out of breath when I climb stairs and sometimes in the night and when am forcing myself to breath, my chest pains alot... What could it be?
Dysautonomia - MVP: You may have dysautonomia which is associated with mitral valve prolapse syndrome - neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. Read dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon. Com. Increase fluid intake, try magnesium supplements. ...Read more
Palpitations occurring had panic attack yday head goes numb couple seconds heart rate slows when walking up stairs to worryingly slow bps chest pains?
Confusing: I know you're limited in the number of characters you can type, but your question is very confusing to me. (maybe it's my american english?) :) for your palpitations: there are many causes/kinds. You need a 24 hour holter recording to see what's actually happening. ...Read more
Occasional wheezing&chest pains, frequent coughs with sore throat and bright yellow mucus. Fatigued easily when e.G walking up stairs - exercise reg.
It's difficult: To make diagnosis here. You still will need lung studies, to tell us what is wrong. We need to examine you. The one who can do it best is your own doctor. Go to your doctor, tell all your symptoms honestly and you can have all the tests needed including exercise test to see why you have problem. Good luck. ...Read more
No chest pain upon climbing steep road going up three flights of stairs and general being active could I still have angina?
After exercise or climbing stairs will feel chest tightness, chest pain, dizziness, and feel Chest pain in morning everyday.?
Exertional chest pai: / DOE Needs evaluation. Will suggest primary care evaluation. Exercise induced Asthma is unlikely with chest pain at rest or in the morning nor is anxiety likely early in the morning and after exercise. Will suggest evaluation for cardiomyopathy or HOCM or vavular heart disease ...Read more
I have a Chest pain in morning everyday, and After exercise or climbing stairs will feel chest tightness, chest pain, dizziness
You need to see MD: Although you are young, your symptoms are very alarming and definitely not normal. I would suggest you follow up with your PCP very soon. The diagnosis can range from mild causes starting by anemia to more serious that involve your heart or lung. Again, my advise is to see MD. I hope you will feel better. ...Read more
I had chest pain&tightness after I ran, &had pounding heart when climbing stairs or posturing. Why? What to do? Could it be my mild/moderate pulmonaryHTN?
See a doctor: Given your young age, but without knowing your medical history or being able to examine you, it is not normal to get chest pain/tightness and pounding in the chest with climbing stairs. You should see your pcp first, get an EKG and echo probably and possibly a cardiology evaluation. Good luck ...Read more
Quit methadone after 12 years, reduced to 5mg, on two meds Lisnopril 10mg and Amlodipine 10mg am rapid heart beat and chest pain upon climbing stairs?
R/O Cardiomyopathy: You have not provided the results of the CT or stress test. However, these symptoms may be due to an enlarged heart. I am presuming that the Methadone was for maintenance. If you have swollen legs/ankles you may need to see your PCP for further tests, such as an ECHO. ...Read more
31/f daily chest pain, sob just from climbing stairs, tachycardia. High cholesterol. Should my cardiologist not order an angiogram? Have had echo, ecg
No: Unless you're diabetic, your pretest probability is exceptionally low because of your age and gender (estrogen is protective). If your stress test is normal, your symptoms are not due to heart disease and the risk of an angiogram cannot be justified. What if you died during the test to prove that your arteries are normal? (it has happened though thankfully is rare). ...Read more
GF is fatigued w/ SOB (shes a runner & can barely walk the stairs w/out being winded), joint pain, bruising/petechiae on arms/legs, chest pain. What?
Hello sir, I am chest pains all the day. It comes and goes. Its not triggered with exercise. I also fell something moving inside my chest, thank you.
Having right chest pains when looking up, .down or exercing. I was also punched severely by my ex in same spot 3 yrs ago.
Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. It does not sound serious but should see a doctor to get more information. ...Read more
I have chest pains when I lay down. At times im not able to breathe. I am not overweight. What is the cause for the pains and how should I treat it?
Unsure: Not sure but you need further evaluation with your physician...Don't delay. ...Read more
I'm 24 been dealing with sharp chest pains on left side for years people to me anxiety but hurts. When movin breathin layin down etc. Should I worry?
Get an evaluation: I can't really tell from your question what you have done to get this evaluated. It is worth seeing your doctor and getting a good history and physical done. Your doctor will want to find out when it happens, if there are things that make it worse or better, exactly what the pain feels like, and if there are other symptoms (shortness of breath, racing heart, anxiety, etcetera). ...Read more
I get these sharp chest pains that will last for a couple of hours and the pain goes striaght through to my back it hurts worse I lay down. What is it?
Gallbladder disease: Gallbladder disease or passing a gallstone and can feel like stabbing pain into your back. The severity can be so intense, like a heart attack. Fatty foods make it worse. Some positions can make it better. Your doc will get blood labs and ultrasound to make diagnosis. ...Read more
Had tests for rhythm problems nothing found but fluttering has gotten worse while laying down and fast beats with chest pains. What can this be?
Wear a monitor: Did you wear a loop monitor, the kind that can be kept on for more than just a day? It tells whether or not your heart rhythm is normal during these episodes, so you can tell whether you need treatment or if it's just an adrenaline i.e. Anxiety problem, which is a common cause of palpitations including heart pounding at night. A cardiologist can set this up for you. ...Read more
I get chest pains at night only when I'm laying down. The pain is up top and seems to be near my heart. What could it be?
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