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Doctor insights on: Flip Flop Feeling In Center Of Chest

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Would an ulser in esophgas give u a sore feeling in center of chest?

Would an ulser in esophgas give u a sore feeling in center of chest?

Possibly: The only way to know if you have an ulcer in the esophagus is to get an egd done, however. There are also many other causes of chest soreness. ...Read more

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Since February I had cold feeling in center of chest. Today is is center and left side. Had stress test w/echo, EKG, chest xrays all normal. What is it?

Since February I had cold feeling in center of chest. Today is is center and left side. Had stress test w/echo, EKG, chest xrays all normal. What is it?

Frozen ice!!!: Wish the answer was that simple... Docs can test to rule out major medical issues when there are atypical symptoms in a location. Suggest keeping journal of your symptoms - time and date of occurrence, duration, diet, activities etc surrounding the events that might help your doctor the next time you go for a check up ...Read more

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What is that brief squeezing sensation in the center of my chest. Once it starts it goes away and been feeling it sporadically for a few years.

Cardiac VS Reflux: First, you need to prove to yourself this is not cardiac, so discuss this with your doctor. Call tomorrow and get an appointment. If basic cardiac work up is ok, then reflux can be considered. Gerd can cause occasional esophageal spasm, which can mimic cardiac pain. It's usually relieved by swallowing liquid. Again, see your doctor soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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Had full cardio work up. No issues found besides gym. 4x over past two months Sx off pressure center chest and feeling as if fainting last <20sec?

Had full cardio work up. No issues found besides gym. 4x over past two months Sx off pressure center chest and feeling as if fainting last <20sec?

Cardiac evaluation: It sounds like you're in good physical conditioning. It would be wise for your physician to have you see a cardiologist to see if there are other symptoms that you have that may explain cardiac or non-cardiac issues ...Read more

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Thick feeling center chest, hard to get a deep breath have to bare down and stretch to get it and some coughing little production?

Thick feeling center chest, hard to get a deep breath have to bare down and stretch to get it and some coughing little production?

You need a lung exam: Going to see your provider to have your lungs examined and possibly get a chest x-ray is essential. There are multiple causes of your symptoms to include asthma, COPD, an upper respiratory viral infection, bronchitis, pneumonia, and a sinus infection. A good history and physical examination will be able to determine which is the most likely cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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For the past 2 days I've been feeling a pain in the lower center of my chest. I breathed in a Cookie Crisp about 3 days ago. Could this be the cause?

For the past 2 days I've been feeling a pain in the lower center of my chest. I breathed in a Cookie Crisp about 3 days ago. Could this be the cause?

Inhaled FB: Hello~ it depends on the size if the "cookie crisp". Small=unlikely LARGE=quite possibly. See your doc if this persists and have a xray looking for post-obstructive atelectasis of the lung, which would be a positive finding. If there is an obstruction you would need bronchoscopy to remove to prevent bronchiectasis in the future. Try antacid first. Thanks ...Read more

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Very bad pain in center of my chest bad congestion but unproductive cough pain severe to feeling it on the outside through touch?

Prob chest wall pain: Most likely causes stem from the respiratory infection, which is leading to chest congestion and cough. If cough severe, it may cause tearing of intercostal muscle fibers (mm between the ribs); may be some pleural (lining of the lungs) inflammation, which causes sharp severe pain with cough or deep breath. Since it is on the 'outside' chest, rx underlying infection, w cough suppressant will heal. ...Read more

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Palpitations? I get a flutter/twitch feeling in my chest towards the left center. Followed by what feels like a skipped/paused beat. Felt in pulse too

Palpitations? I get a flutter/twitch feeling in my chest towards the left center. Followed by what feels like a skipped/paused beat. Felt in pulse too

Palpitation Sx: Palpitations are an awareness of extra heartbeats which most of us have. The sensation can be single or multiple and can sometimes last minutes. Different people may feel other symptoms along with them such as dizzy, lightheaded or short of breath. The palpitations are almost always atrial or ventricular premature beats. Usually benign but they are also found with abnormal hearts. ...Read more

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I feel like my heart is pumping strongly. There is a pulsating feeling in the center of my chest. What could cause this?

I feel like my heart is pumping strongly. There is a pulsating feeling in the center of my chest. What could cause this?

Heart rhythm: Abnormal rhythms can cause periodic additional beats or continuous irregularity, which can be felt as 'skips', light-headedness, chest discomfort, weakness, or be asymptomatic. See a doctor for further evaluation soon. ...Read more

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Any sudden movements causes a pinched feeling right between my breasts, & in center of chest. Xrays, ekg, and echo normal. What could be the culprit?

Any sudden movements causes a pinched feeling right between my breasts, & in center of chest. Xrays, ekg, and echo normal. What could be the culprit?

Chest pains: These symptoms may be due to inflammation of a junction of rib and breast bone (costochondritis). Such areas are usually tender and give rise to Sharp pains on deep breathing, turning or twisting. Your tests show no evidence of heart or lung pathology. Esophageal cause appears unlikely. Anti-inflammatory medications like Advil (ibuprofen) or Aleve (if you can take them) should help. Discuss these points with MD ...Read more

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I'm having a tingly cold feeling down the center of my chest. It feels like a cool water sensation. I've recently had a clear chest CT and echo.?

I'm having a tingly cold feeling down the center of my chest. It feels like a cool water sensation. I've recently had a clear chest CT and echo.?

Chest feeling cold: There may be some skin nerve irritation that is going on. Also, structures like esophagus may be involved. You doc should look at this and decide what next to do or try you on something. ...Read more

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Slight heavy feeling/ache center of my chest breastbone also slight shortness of breath can feel an ache in groin to. Anxiety?

Slight heavy feeling/ache center of my chest breastbone also slight shortness of breath can feel an ache in groin to. Anxiety?

Possibly: At your your young age the likely problem with your heart as well. AS this is also very slight and you are also having some breathing problems this is suggestive of something other than a cardiac or lung disorder. The ache is the groin is unclear but unless your are very active this may also be attributed to "nerves" This is interpreted as anxiety or physical manifestations of stress. See doc. ...Read more

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I get a pinching feeling in the center of my chest. It feels like it is right on the center breast bone, between my ribs. It feels close to surface?

I get a pinching feeling in the center of my chest. It feels like it is right on the center breast bone, between my ribs. It feels close to surface?

Plan: Chest pain need doctor evaluation, especially it caused by physical activity. In this case you need ECG as soon as possible. If pain related to breath in and out, may be you need XRay. But in any case if this persistent and getting worse make appointment with your doctor. ...Read more

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Chest pain starts out inbetween breast bone now at the top of my breast in the center of ny chest feeling weird and gettin pain my left arm it comes and goes also feels like I can't brea?

Chest pain starts out inbetween breast bone now at the top of my breast in the center of ny chest feeling weird and gettin pain my left arm it comes and goes also feels like I can't brea?

Chest pain: The way you describe your does not sound typical of a heart problem. It looks like you may have costchondritis considering your age. However it is a good idea to see your family physician to check out. ...Read more

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I have a itchy feeling in my throat/chest. Thoat feels swollen on outside. Popping in center of chest. Ears feels full of fluid. Headaches back head.?

I have a itchy feeling in my throat/chest. Thoat feels swollen on outside. Popping in center of chest. Ears feels full of fluid. Headaches back head.?

Close computer: And proceed to your local ER or UC clinic for evaluation, diagnosis and treatment: you must be examined asap. ...Read more

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Pain in center/right side of stomach area and cannot poop, nausea when eating, cannot eat with feeling full, fatigue, chest pain?

Ulcer v. Gallbladder: Need more info but pain in center of abdomen could be inflammation of stomach (gastritis) or ulcer (caused by bacteria - H. pylori). Pain also on right upper abdomen could be from Gallbladder disease. The urgency to diagnose increases if there are additional symptoms such as fever, weight loss, or vomiting blood. Initial treatment with antacids and acid blockers until work-up with labs/US ...Read more

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Heavy feeling just below ribs in center? If I rub it I burp little but it's been there all day?

Heavy feeling just below ribs in center? If I rub it I burp little but it's been there all day?

Sounds like "GAS, ": Since it is an acute issue and it is located where it is, it sounds like you've built up gas in your stomach. There are many otcs that will help break up gas. No harm in burping. Gaviscon is one-there are generics! Gas-x another! ...Read more

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Gastritis stinging/ raw in center below ribs but can gastritis cause a tight squeezing feeling? Just below ribs in center

Gastritis stinging/ raw in center below ribs but can gastritis cause a tight squeezing feeling? Just below ribs in center

Yes it can: Yes it can as long as you have been examined and diagnosed to have gastritis.It can cause squeezing feeling below the ribs. But there are other conditions which can cause it too. If not examined get yourself examined by your doctor ...Read more

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This acid or ibs? Knot sickly feeling above navel 3days now n sometimes below ribs in center but always in that area if I press it its tender

This acid or ibs? Knot sickly feeling above navel 3days now n sometimes below ribs in center but always in that area if I press it its tender

Needs office visit: Reproducible abdominal pain has many causes and you need an history/exam/+/- labs by your doc to find out what is going on. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What causes a feeling of pressure where the sternum meets the collarbone? Right in the center at the base of the neck. PCP says heart ok.

What causes a feeling of pressure where the sternum meets the collarbone? Right in the center at the base of the neck. PCP says heart ok.

Heartburn: For you, two likely candidates. It may be your heartburn. You are on a medicine for this, but maybe it is not controlling it adequately. Look at your diet, consider increasing to twice a day (pantoprazole) for a few days. If not that, maybe it is anxiety acting up (lump in the throat) and maybe your zoloft (sertraline) is not at the proper dose. ...Read more