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Heart Pain After Eating Hamburger
See you physician: There are various types of eating disorders and all are hard on your body. Heart pain can be from many things and could be from poor nutrition, erosion from stomach acid, or something else wrong. Please see your physician to find out why you are having this pain and get a referral to a therapist for your eating disorder. Never take chances with your health and life. ...Read more
What does it mean to have a pinching heart pain after eating a slice of cassava cake & drinking 2 cups of cold water. I have a mitral valve & ai+2.
Spasm: Sometimes drinking cold water can give you spasm off the esophagus. That can give you sharp pain. But considering your cardiac history you should definitely get evaluated. ...Read more
Many different ways: Pressure [like someone sitting on your chest] when you are active, moving fast, exercising. Pain moving to your left jaw and arm. But sometimes it's very different, especially for women. You can feel nausea, flu-like, sweaty, shortness of breath, unusual tiredness for you. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the exact reason for the pain. If it is from coronary artery disease, medications can help or some patients need surgery or an angioplasty. A cardiologist would need to evaluate the situation and decide which treatment will not only help relieve the pain but also prevent you from having a heart attack.Pain from pericarditis for instant would be treated totally differently. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: A person with aches at the heart, chest, rib cage, or left shoulder can see her doctor to be evaluated. Pains can come from a heart problem (serious!), the ribs and their joints, the lungs inside the chest, etc... If one feels her pain is coming from the heart, has a chest tightness, some difficulty breathing, or has past heart disease, she can go to the Emergency Room by ambulance. ...Read more
"OK?": What do you mean by "ok?" of course it's not okay, if it is causing you ongoing distress. Assuming you have had a medical exam and know the "heart pain" is due to anxiety and not a medical condition (if you have not had a medical exam, you should asap)... If you are asking whether it is life threatening, the answer is no. But you don't have to live with it. See a mental health professional. ...Read more
Depends: Burning chest pain can be related to gastrointestinal problems or to problems with the circulation to the heart. The term "heartburn" implies actually that it is gastrointestinal. But it is easy to confuse the two even for the doctor. So if you have burning chest pain, you need to get appropriate tests as the heart involvement is potentially very serious. ...Read more
Diagnosis: You need an accurate diagnosis before you can begin to think about any treatment. ...Read more
Chest pain: Yes can be similar.Get a more detailed answer ›
See a doctor: Your profile says you're 34 which makes it unlikely that it is your heart, but you should get it checked out. There is no way of telling for sure over a 400 word paragraph. ...Read more
Diabetes link: Diabetes mellitus can cause frequent urination if untreated and increase the risk for a heart attack. Do you have other risk factors for cardiovascular disease? Family history, high ldl, smoking, htn, obesity, sedentary lifestyle, high alcohol intake? Check with your physician for a complete history and physical. ...Read more
Purple spots? : It's hard to be certain by your description, but your words, "purple spots" make me concerned about a condition called "purpura". These are due to bleeding under the skin and suggest insufficient number of platelets. This is a serious condition. You need to be seen asap. This is a pretty good reason to go to the er! ...Read more
It can be: Immediately and up to a month or so, most patients will describe sternal pain but it is typically resolving. Pain may also be due to a rib fracture or an intercostal nerve, this takes longer to resolve. Any pain that resembles the "angina" pain prior to surgery or simply does not go away or gets worse should be relayed to the doctor and investigated as to the cause. ...Read more
There isn't just one: There may not be just one nerve that brings heart pain to the brain. This is why people describe their heart attack symptoms so differently. Some people get nausea, sweating and a sense of "just not feeling right, " while others get the more classic chest and arm pain. Others may get extreme heaviness in the chest and shortness of breath. Thi suggests that different nerve pathways can be involved. ...Read more
Chest pain.: Honestly, sometimes hard to tell. There's a significant amount of overlap symptom-wise. Heart-related pain can hurt when you press your chest, and muscular pains can happen with walking. Sometimes a good evaluation and directed testing are necessary just to be sure. ...Read more
AVOID IT: Antihistamines can trigger these symptoms in some patients, very common. ...Read more
Depends on age: If you are young, this may simply be a sign that you need more exercise or have exercise induced reactive airways. Chest pain in someone middle-aged or older could be a sign of angina, or heart pain from inadequate circulation. This might be a sign of serious concern. See your doctor, regardless of age, since this is not a usual response to even vigorous wii play! ...Read more
Heart pain in 13 yr old daughter hurt more to exhale for around 1 1/2 mins then went away. What could be the cause?
Because of fluid acumulatd in cavity srrnding heart, pain persists in chest area after 2 mnths of angioplasty.help!?
See your doctor: this question, and the issues it might be are very complicated. you should see your doctor for evaluation. if this is an acute issue you might want to go to the emergency room at the hospital. ...Read more
I get heart pain, been to doctors and consultants and they found nothing irregular, smoke ten cigarettes a day, what is my next step?
Heart pain: Stop smoking and have your lungs checked by a pulmonogist. ...Read more