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Gerd Pain On Left Side Of Chest
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Pleuritic pain: Sharp left sided chest pain typically relates to pain that is affected by chest wall or cardiac movement. This is seen in the setting of inspiration, as well as certain body position where inflamed membranes surrounding the heart (pericardium) and lungs (pleura) are affected. The lung itself can be a cause of such pain as can the local rib cage. Consider pericarditis, pleurisy. ...Read more
For three days:
Shortness of breath
Indention of upper right second rib
Dull ache on upper right rib.
Discomfort Laying on left/right side ?
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Nature of pain?: Left sided pain in a male could be a hernis, kidney stone, diverticular disease, pancreatitis and even just gas or constipation. We look at the location, the type of pain, lab tests, x-rays and, of course, examine the patient. There are lots of other possibilities as well. If pain gets worse or does not just go away you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more
Must check the heart: A visit to one's primary care doctor very soon can help sort things out. If symptoms recur prior to the visit, one can go to the E.R. (A person with worrisome chest pain and shortness of breath has to go to his doctor or the E.R. to be checked right away for a heart attack. That means not waiting at home to see if it turns into a bad heart attack. As the saying goes, "better safe than sorry".) ...Read more
Sharp stabbing pain on the left side of the head(skull/nerve), numbing/cramping of left extremities, chest pains. What could it be?
Muscle Spasm: If it's you that's experienced these symptoms, most likely get his muscle spasm likely on the side of your neck causing spasm of the muscles in the back and side of the scope as well as muscle spasm in the muscles in your shoulder and arm. If it's for somebody older, then i would suggest seeing a position to make sure that it's not cardiac in origin, . ...Read more
Hx of pericarditis. Now having chest pain. Can lay on left side though uncomfortable,but lying on RT side causes severe pain in middle. Ideas?
Call 911 !!!: The best idea. Pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and you must call 911 now. ...Read more
Possibly: Anxiety can cause excess cortisol, os adrenaline secretion which can cause a number of symptoms, including dizziness, lightheadedness, rapid heart beat palpitations, chestpain, headaches, etc. Try calming yourself down by concentrating on slowing down your breathing over a few minutes if this doesn't help, see your primary provider for further evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more
Neck tightness on left side of spine & right above collar bone on left side. Ribs tight. Trouble breathing sometimes. Gastritis. What could connect?
See physician: Usual causes of pain are trauma, musculosketal bruise , fx, or muscular strain.Inflammation in anterior cartilage so called costochondritis( (viral or traumatic) can cause pain which reproduce by pushing on the involved cartilage in the front of the rib cage.Left chest pain historically associated with heart and gastrointestinal reflux.If continues see physician for examination and workup. ...Read more
Stop coffee take med: Coffee causes gerd. If you have a known history of gerd than im sure you have a bottle of Prilosec or something. Take it as directed. If stopping the coffee and taking the med doesnt help an egd maybe needed. Dont put it off too long . Gerd can lead to a condition called barretts esophagitis and this can lead to cancer. ...Read more
I feel pressure with burning sensation on left side of chest. I have GERD , can this be gerd? Heart burn. I also have cramps on right side chest?
Left side of chest knife pain heart palpitations doctor said I have GERD found nothing in blood work what do I do it goes away?
Mvp,hpn,tobacco use: Chest pains ; palpitations in a young person iare due to mitral valve prolapse which can be confirmed by echocardiogram, avoid tobacco use.Heart palpitations may also be due to thyroid disorder, atrial fibrillation etc. Hpertension in young person may be due to pheochromocytoma, renal artery stenosis etc.Pain may be related to above conditions. ...Read more
Can heart -burn or gerd cause sharp chest pain on the left side of chest. Occurred while drinking coffee and after eating. My BP was normal.
Heaviness on right side of chest ekg came back clear no other test were done told I have a gerd worried!!!
Discuss with your MD: You should establish with a good health care professional such as a Family Practitioner or Internist who can take a detailed history and evaluate the discomfort you are experiencing. If it is GERD then a period of treatment will resolve the issue. If you are treated for GERD and it doesn't go away then other potential diagnoses should be explored. ...Read more
What could pain in the side of chest just under the arm be, I have GERD and anxiety from withdrawal....?
Chest pain?: Chest pain should be taken seriously. If this is a symptom you have consistently suffered with your reflux, it may not be an emergency. Anxiety secondary to withdrawal from any potentially addictive substance can prompt chest discomfort - often in concert with other withdrawal symptoms like: sweating, elevated heart rate, nausea, palpitations, shortness of breath, craving, and headaches. See doc. ...Read more
Clears by cardio. But have short sharp pain in right side of chest comes and goes. Being treated for Gerd. What else should I do? Had barium egd too
Everytime I get white tongue cause either by GERD or thrush I notice I get swollen lymph nodes on the side of chest that is sore ,is that GERD related?
Need more details: White coat on tongue is not always thrush. Do you smoke? Are you sick? How do you know it is thrush? If it is thrush, you need to explore the reason for it. You need to spend some time with your DR. If your Dr fails to provide satisfaction, request a consult with a Dr of internal medicine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reoccurring pressure in chest. Sometime heavy sometimes light. Heartburn meds no help. No other symptoms. Sometimes slight pain left side of chest.
Doctor can evaluate: Chest pressure, discomfort, pain, or difficulty breathing, are signs that that one should talk with his doctor right away or go to the ER. Driving oneself may not be a good idea (consider using an ambulance if symptoms are currently happening). If it turns out not to be heart pain, an abnormal rhythm, myocarditis, an anxiety attack, collapsed lung, or pneumonia, the ER may still be able to help. ...Read more
On protonix for 4 wks now & day i can still feel heartburn at times and ea night def feel it (never in my throat ever just burning sensation in my left side of chest). Fully checked out heart two weeks all ok there. PPI not working? EGD scheduled
Causes of deep burning sensation in right side of chest and right upper back/middle back? On and off, don't last long. Don't think it's heartburn
Needs to be watched: In your age group, the most common causes are musculoskeletal problems that usually self-resolve. Esophageal spasm can cause deep middle pain. Acid reflux is also a possibility despite taking tums (calcium carbonate). Young women who are smokers and are taking oral contraceptive pills are at risk for lung blood clot that can cause chest pain. Heart issues need always to be ruled out but are unlikely at your age. ...Read more
Pain on left side of chest radiating on the muscles and worse in some positions and while breathing deep too. What can it be? Since 4 days
Common causes: We always worry about the most serious causes of chest pain, even in young healthy people, but the fact is the more serious causes of chest pain are extremely rare in young healthy active people. Stress injury is common. If the pain is sharp, or you have shortness of breath, see the doctor right away. Your symptoms are most likely muscular in origin. ...Read more
What kind of chest pain would be cardiovascular related? Is there a distinct type of pain one would feel? I get pain on left side of chest sometimes.
Central chest: 'textbook description' of heart-origin pain is heavy pressure in the center of the chest, under the sternum (breastbone). It may also be felt in the jaw or in the left arm. Since the body does not read the book, other locations are possible, esp in women or elerly folks. Most typical would be pain brought on by exercise and relieved with rest. If you have any worries, see your doctor. ...Read more
I get a squeezing pain on left side of chest by heart. It come and goes throughout the day. Only lasts for a couple of secs. What could it be from?
Chest pain: At your age probably non cardiac see your medical doc. ...Read more
I have chest pain since yesterday. It gets worse when I take a deep breath.I feel the pain on left side of chest and upper left back. What should I do?
Exam: Please see a physician for a full history and exam asap. Thank you. ...Read more
See physician: Usual causes of rib pain are trauma, musculosketal bruise , fx, or muscular strain.Inflammation in anterior cartilage so called costochondritis( (viral or traumatic) can cause pain which reproduce by pushing on the involved cartilage in the front of the rib cage.Left chest pain historically associated with heart and gastrointestinal reflux.If fcontinues should see physician ...Read more
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