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Can hiatel hernia cause chest pain & palpitations? Ekg was normal? Sometimes pain in neck & left arm feels weird like weak. Having stress test tmrw.

Can hiatel hernia cause chest pain & palpitations? Ekg was normal? Sometimes pain in neck & left arm feels weird like weak. Having stress test tmrw.

Chest pain possible: Hiatal hernias can certainly cause chest discomfort but I would think palpitations would seem less likely to be directly related to the hernia. You are doing the right thing by having a stress test and would certainly do any other cardiac tests recommended. If you believe you are having more severe symptoms or new ones I would seek emergency attention. ...Read more

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Hernia (Definition)

The ascendence of the gastroesophageal junction into the chest above the diaphragm through the ...Read more


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Hiatal hernia and pains in the chest, arm and neck. Reasons?

Hiatal hernia and pains in the chest, arm and neck. Reasons?

Likely Not related: Hiatal hernias cause gastro-esophageal reflux not neck and arm pain. Rarely hiatal hernias can get big enough that they can cause pain or other symptoms, but that is very rare. ...Read more

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Can hiatus hernia or GERD give you chest-pain arm, neck as well as jaw pains?

Can hiatus hernia or GERD give you chest-pain arm, neck as well as jaw pains?

Hiatal hernia: And gerd can cause heartburn, often mistaken for chest pain of cardiac origin. But it does not cause neck, jaw, or arm pain. So it is entirely possible that you have two origins of your pain, esophagus and heart. You need to see a doctor to make sure you are not going to have a heart attack. ...Read more

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Can hiatal hernia or GERD give you chest-pain, arm, neck or jaw pains?

Can hiatal hernia or GERD give you chest-pain, arm, neck or jaw pains?

Maybe: Small hiatal hernia is usually don't cause any symptoms at all. Large hiatal hernias can cause chest pain, difficulty swallowing, chest pressure, weight loss, and anemia from bleeding ulcers. Arm, neck, and jaw are not typical. See your doctor for a history and examination to find out more. ...Read more

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Burning sensation left in chest, persistent. Arm pit and had some pain in neck and arm. Pain has been on and off wakes me while sleep short of breat?

Burning sensation left in chest, persistent. Arm pit and had some pain in neck and arm. Pain has been on and off wakes me while sleep short of breat?

Need more info: How bad is it? Is the pain on the surface at the rib or deep in the chest? Does it come and go or change with coughing? Does it move? Does it radiate anywhere else? What makes it worse? Activity? Eating? Breathing? Did you injure yourself? Is it improving or worsening or the same. Other symptoms? Fevers? Chills? If worsening or a/w shortness of breath see an md. If severe call 911. ...Read more

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Left side lower head, neck and arm pain. Sore left chest, nausea x3 weeks. Chest xray and heart & lung labs good. Nothing works please help me.....

You are: In good shape if nothing is wrong with your heart or lungs. The pain could be coming from nerve irritation such as zoster, although 3 weeks is long time. Other possibiilties are referred pain from abdominal source or radiating pain from spinal cord. Your doctor should be able to help figure out this one. ...Read more

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I am having left chest pain off and on. I went to ER 3 days ago with complaint and neck, shoulder blade and arm pain. Said it was musle related?

I am having left chest pain off and on. I went to ER 3 days ago with complaint and neck, shoulder blade and arm pain. Said it was musle related?

Risk factors??: Could be. But depends on your risk factors, obesity? Smokers? Htn? Diabetes? Family history of premature cad. Coronary artery disease is rising among young people theseday. So if you have high risk factors need further evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain left sholder blade, arm pain at times feels numb. Lower rib discomfort neck tight, upper left chest?

Pain left sholder blade, arm pain at times feels numb. Lower rib discomfort neck tight, upper left chest?

Neck v cardiac v: This could be a lower level cervical disc herniation at c6-7 or c7-t1 or it could be a heart issue or even an upper love lung problem. Your age would be more co sister with a musculoskeletal diagnosis but since there is a cardiac possibility, you should get an evaluation by your physician. ...Read more

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I am having carotid artery sharp pain on right side and shoulder neck arm pain along with chest pain in center. Is this serious?

Could be: That could be serious. The most troublesome thing you said is that you have chest pain in the center. Undiagnosed chest pain in a 47 year old who reports, as you do, a history of angina, should be further evaluated, especially if it's new, occurring more often, with less effort, lasting longer, or getting worse. ...Read more

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I'm having tingling in my left arm, pain in my chest and arm as well, dizziness, loss of breath, and neck pain. This supposedly isn't my heart.

I'm having tingling in my left arm, pain in my chest and arm as well, dizziness, loss of breath, and neck pain. This supposedly isn't my heart.

Who says it isn't: Who says it isn't heart related. How long have you had this. Is this acute? Evet though you are young if you have not had an evaluation then heart needs to be ruled out. If this is a chronic problem then you need a more involved workup including musculoskeletal and neurological studies. ...Read more

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Tickling feeling in chest as well as chest/arm pain occasionaly. Also neck pain on the left side/ throat pain?

It could a heart-: -related so best 2 C Ur PCP or internist & have this ruled out. That's the major thing it could B. It all is ok, C an orthopedic surgeon 4 a hands on eval & imaging. ...Read more

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I'm having tingling in my left arm, pain in my chest and arm as well, dizziness, loss of breath, and neck pain. Two doctors said this isn't heart.

Pain in chest: And other symptoms could be due to: anxiety; diet related issues (try going gluten free: read Serve to Win to understand more); drink plenty of water and meditate/pray. Be sure all blood tests are normal with MD ...Read more

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What is pressure on chest, left arm pain, shoulder. And neck pain. Jaw pain and hard to swallow?

What is pressure on chest, left arm pain, shoulder. And neck pain. Jaw pain and hard to swallow?

Heart: It sounds like heart pain. I would get to an emergency room as soon as possible - like now! Chew a few aspirins on the way if you have no reason not to take aspirin. Calling an ambulance would not be a bad idea. ...Read more

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Random twinges of neck pain on either side. Mild left side chest cramp/arm pain. Good EKG, heart enzymes, and chest xray. 21, active. Heart problem?

Random twinges of neck pain on either side. Mild left side chest cramp/arm pain. Good EKG, heart enzymes, and chest xray. 21, active. Heart problem?

Neck pain: It is very unlikely at your age for chest pain to be related to your heart, especially with a normal workup. If you have been weight training, you may have muscle strain in the neck and chest. Are you anxious? Some folks get chest pain and it is due to panic attacks that come unexpectantly. If that could be the case, see your doctor. Take Ibuprofen 400mg 3x/day with food for muscle strain. ...Read more

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Left arm pain and left chest cramp, twinges of neck pain. Good EKG, chest X-ray, and heart enzymes 2 week ago. 21, active. Heart issue?

Left arm pain and left chest cramp, twinges of neck pain. Good EKG, chest X-ray, and heart enzymes 2 week ago. 21, active. Heart issue?

Rare but...: At your age it would be unusual to have a heart issue.

Ask your doc about heart ECHO. No big deal to be safe.

Have your cholesterol, glucose and blood pressure checked, and have family history evaluated by your doc.

Good luck

Hopefully this is nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Got CT of upper body for chest/arm pain Doctor said there's a growth against my thyroid They don't know what it is Please help me know what it may be?

Got CT of upper body for chest/arm pain Doctor said there's a growth against my thyroid They don't know what it is Please help me know what it may be?

Usually benign: More than likely it is a nodule in the thyroid gland. Your physician will evaluate this, check its activity, and if necessary arrange for both ultrasound or biopsy of the tissue. ...Read more

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What are chest aches, dizziness, arm pain, tingling in arms and a constricted throat symptoms of?

What are chest aches, dizziness, arm pain, tingling in arms and a constricted throat symptoms of?

How old is the pt: Not sure whether you are the pt or somebodyelse. Need more history how old is the pt, how many min. The pt has the pain, what brings pain, how releived, any nausea, sweating, shortness of breathing, palpitations in addn. To above symptoms. Need to r/o angina definitely as constricitng sensation around throat is anginal equivalent. Extreme anxiety can cause some of the symp. When pt is hyperventilati. ...Read more

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Sharp center chest pressure, pressure radiates some, shooting arm pain, throat&chest tight, cold sweat, lump in throat?, arms feel tingly, tired, scared

Sharp center chest pressure, pressure radiates some, shooting arm pain, throat&chest tight, cold sweat, lump in throat?, arms feel tingly, tired, scared

WOW: You have good reason to be scared. Please call your family physician asap and make an appointment. If he/she is not available go to nearest hospital er. ...Read more

Arm Pain (Definition)

Arm pain can mean many things. See a hand or ...Read more