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Herbal Treatment For Chest Pain At The Breastbone
What could chronic non diagnosed chest pain and uppeback pain. Chest pain is center of chest slightly to the left. With "flareups" about 2-3x/month.
Costochondritis?: The location and timing suggest costochondritis, a rheumatologic pain syndrome most often affecting premenopausal women that is highly prevalent and not dangerous. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (like Ibuprofen or naproxen) can provide some relief but it may be incomplete in some people. ...Read more
Multiple treatments: 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. The specific treatment for any of these disorders is varied. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?
Treatment: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
New diagnosis of lower spine arthritis. I am 62 .Any treatment available beyond palliatives and pain relief? Can it be cured?
Lifestyle management: Lumbar spine arthritis is a common condition that effects everyone as they get older, there is no formal cure as such. The pain and function of your spine can be handled with back sparing lifestyle changes and occasional pain meds and procedures from injections to formal surgery if required. A back brace and physiotherapy can be used in conjunction with keeping your weight down. Yoga ands Pilates ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be the cause of pain at the back side of the left chest? At every posture and deep breathe pain intensify. Any pain relieve drug?
Left side chest pain all the time from several days. Pain can be pinpointed between the joint of rib and the sternum. Chest squeeze/long breath =pain.
Chest wall pain: Hi, if this chest pain is not brought on by exertion (walking, running, exercise) and is there all the time with movement of your torso or pushing on a specific spot with your finger, it is most likely a chest wall pain/costochondritis. Consider warm or cold compress, and taking ibuprofen like medication may help. ...Read more
Can upper back pain which alleviates with massage and rest be a symptom of lung cancer, chest CT is normal?
Thanks for asking!: Upper back pain that goes away with massage/rest is very unlikely to be a symptom of lung cancer, especially with a normal chest ct. Most likely it is musculoskeletal in nature. Also, lung cancer is uncommon in someone who is only 31 years old. Persistent back pain, however, should be evaluated by your primary care physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild discomfort in upper right chest right by armpit upon maximum inhalation not there all the time, any ideas?
Been in bed all day with gastroenteritis. Stabbing chest pain on left getting worse as is severe back muscle pain. Any way to Aleve (naproxen) symptoms for rest?
Pain on the rt side of my sternum abt 3in below clavicle going down chest, for 6hrs, no relief even w/rest gallbladder out. Costochondritis? Chronic?
See professionals...: For the described clinical pictures, it would be most beneficial to see, talk, and work with doctors. Online guessing would not be good enough to get to the point that you need to know and deal. So, first, go to talk with the pcp or the lap surgeon timely. Meanwhile, collect and record the quality and quantity of symptoms as well as sequence of events for review at visit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Old shoulder injury. Collarbone is popped out all the time, occasional pain and discomfort in joint. Cause and treatment? Thanks.
Feels like sum1 is sitting on my chest. Pain under breastbone. Pain under right ribs & backneg hpylori. Blood work is fine. All organs looked fine. ?!
I have been suffering for half a year already with different kinds of health problems. Chest pain, breathing difficult, breastbone pain,blood in stool?
Multitude of symptom: I would suggest visiting with your primary care doctor or an emergency department asap. You have several symptoms that can be associated with significant disease/illness. Sounds like you could have several things going on. Best of luck. See your doctor soon. If chest pain is severe or new, you should be evaluated immediately to rule out a heart attack. ...Read more
Chest pain: What treatment chemo or radiation? If it is radiation that you had for the chest you may have some scarring of lung may cause shortness of breath and chest pain. You may have to address this problem with your oncologist if related to therapy, if not you should see a cardiologist to rule out heart problems. ...Read more
In the third month of TB treatment. Yesterday lifted heavy weight. After that
Chest pain and a bit cough started. Is it serious ? What to do ?
Male,57,diabetic, getting chest pain after 4-5 minutes of walk. pain diminishes on rest within one minute. its stable or unstable angina? treatment?
I have cough for about 4 weeks and i have antibiotic treatment for the first 2 weeks. Now still coughing with mucus(sometimes thick green)&chest pain?
Get reevaluated: Without discussing your symptoms and medical history with you, and examining you, it's not possible to give specific advice. Most acute coughs are due to a Viral Bronchitis, don't respond to antibiotics and slowly improve over 2-3 weeks. Sometimes the cough lasts longer. Persistent cough could also be due to inadequately treated pneumonia. See Dr for reevaluation. May or may not need a chest x-ray ...Read more
Is pulmonary HTN (moderate) could be characterized by days better than others in chest pain or discomfort& general status? + i don't get any treatment
Yes. Depends on many: Pulmonary hypertension affects not only the lungs but also the heart (as the two organs are very closely connected). Using oxygen (continuously) will generally help, but depending on the conditions of the day (heart status, blood pressure, pollution, smoke, &c) you can clearly have some days worse than others. It's important to get properly tested & have diagnosis confirmed (right heart cath). ...Read more
Chest pain after the treatment of lymphoma? Is heart attack risk higher after lymphoma treatment?
Can a oesophageal ulcer turn in to cancer without treatment IV been having a lot of middle chest pain what are the symptoms of oesophageal cancer?
Chest pain with breathing deep for 4 days. On day 5: stinging, pulsating pain in left chest lasting 2 hours since waking up, intensity 3/10. Gone without treatment. Could this be costochondritis ?
Yes, but: These symptoms could also be more serious. These symptoms could be due to clot in the pulmonary arteries (pulmonary embolism) or abnormal blood flow to the heart. The additional patient information listed with your question implies recent workup with d-dimer, ECG and chest xr, so maybe you have already been seen. If you have not yet, please see your doctor or go to the emergency department. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do you still have GERD after treatment? Can chest pain and shortness of breath be a symptom that your med is not working?
Gerd: We don't cure gerd. Symptoms can recur or get worse. The symptoms are not specific and be those you mention. ...Read more
My BP around 170/125 & resting heart rate around 100, chest pain, radiating from center. Altace added to meds & tests ordered. Correct treatment?
Correct class of med: Altace is an ace inhibitor- this medication class can be very helpful. Given your degree of hypertension, i would suspect this particular one (altace) may not be sufficient. I would consider another ace inhibitor such as Lisinopril which may be more helpful to control bp. ...Read more
Chest pain! ugh! its on the lft side of my heart where the blood comes into it....What cud b happenin? Er was no help, poor treatment, very sad sarey
Had Hypertension emergency reaction to pseudoephedrine.Ever since, chest pain &terrible blood flow. Is this Endothelial Dysfunction? Whats treatment?
Disbalance in vessel: Blood vessels are lined by cells call endothelia. They make chemicals that both relax the vessels (vasodilator) & constrict them. Usually, the chems are kept in balance. in some individuals, the endothelium has a bias or predisposition to one or the other. The slightest thing can set it off. In your case, pseudoephedrine causes walls to overly constrict, raising blood pressure. Avoid OTC cold meds ...Read more
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