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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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How can I quickly cure chest tightness (urgent)?

How can I quickly cure chest tightness (urgent)?

ER Visit: Sorry - chest pain can never be treated appropriately over the internet. You need an urgent visit with a provider who can see you in person. ...Read more

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My anxiety is through the roof today. I can feel the chest tightness building. Don't want to take anti depressants. What do you suggest?

My anxiety is through the roof today.  I can feel the chest tightness building. Don't want to take anti depressants. What do you suggest?

Call a friend: Anxiety is overwhelming. You can feel so alone. So scared and so helpless, you are not, however. Take control of the situation and your disease. You are a fantastic person and can control this. Learn to deep breathe when the attacks occur. Plan with a friend/family member when your anxiety comes that you can contact them. Many insurances have a nurses hotline you can contact. Use it. Good luck! ...Read more

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I had cough and flu, then I couldn't breath properly and my chest tightness. If I took a breath, I could hear a sound in my chest. What was that?

I had cough and flu, then I couldn't breath properly and my chest tightness. If I took a breath, I could hear a sound in my chest. What was that?

It sounds like: It probably was something referred to as "wheezing". This a breathing sound that is often heard in "asthmatics" but also can be heard in people with acute respiratory illnesses that lead to reactive airways disease(sort of like asthma). If you are still hearing this sound see your doc. ...Read more

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Months of right upper back tightness. Right upper chest tightness as well. Feels like it needs to crack but doesn't. What could this be??

Months of right upper back tightness. Right upper chest tightness as well. Feels like it needs to crack but doesn't. What could this be??

See doctor: This could be almost anything. I recommend a physical examination. Your physician might want to do a chest x-ray. If your doctor doesn't find anything serious, a chiropractor might be of some use. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with gad about 9 months ago. I don't take any meds. Today i got 2 pvc's in a row. I also feel chest tightness. Is this related to gad?

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Diagnosed with gad about 9 months ago. I don't take any meds. Today i got 2 pvc's in a row. I also feel chest tightness. Is this related to gad?

GAD: Gad is generalized anxiety disorder. Yes, the symptoms could be related to gad; if they continue to worsen, however, i would recommend seeing your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Two negative d diners normal ECG cough chest tightness extreme aniexty convinced I have clot docs won't further test?

Two negative d diners normal ECG cough chest tightness extreme aniexty convinced I have clot docs won't further test?

No clot: pulmonary emboli or blood clot in lung...is an acute illness in general. if you have been dealing with this for some time that is reassuring. as are your symptoms. the cough and tight feeling suggest your airways (bronchial tubes) may be "spasming" or contricting...like from asthma or other rarer conditions. the D dimer test is very helpful when negative. it virtually means no clot in body. ...Read more

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Left side chest tightness that comes and goes?

Left side chest tightness that comes and goes?

standard table: Using a standard table, your pre-test probability of cardiac disease is 34% if you're male and 12% if you're female. A stress test would be useful to further stratify your risk. ...Read more

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Chest Tightness (Definition)

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