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Doctor insights on: Holding My Breath For Long Period Of Time Cause Chest Pain Cause

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


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My sister (17)has, headache, tonsils, breath problem, peptic ulcer (8yrs)heavy period, chest pain, etc. Are these problems are natural? What we will do now?

My sister (17)has, headache, tonsils, breath problem, peptic ulcer (8yrs)heavy period, chest pain, etc. Are these problems are natural? What we will do now?

These are not normal: Those are a lot problems for a young girl. All these symptoms sound as if they could be related to obesity, so if she is overweight that may be the underlying problems. I would recommend that she see a primary care physician to start and go for there. ...Read more

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Could a little hiatus hernia cause prolonged chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, diarrea? Did a catheterism, all was ok but chest pain continues

Could a little hiatus hernia cause prolonged chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations, diarrea? Did a catheterism, all was ok but chest pain continues

It may: A hh may cause some chest pain as the small intestine pushes up and "herniates" through your diaphragm near the cardiac area, thus causing "heart burn" and chest discomfort. Anxiety associated with this can cause many of the other symptoms as well. Keep getting evaluated and treated, best wishes. ...Read more

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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

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I have chest pain after exercising for long periods of time and it goes away after I rest for only a few minutes. Is this normal?

No: It's not normal but it's unlikely to be dangerous if you're really 22 as your profile says. I see you take Prevacid (lansoprazole) and acid reflux can surely cause this. So can muscular pain. Heart disease that causes chest pain is so rare as to be reportable in your age group unless you have diabetes or use cocaine. ...Read more

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25 yr old female. Chest pain on and off. Rib pain. Both hurt when flexing back and taking deep breath. What could cause this?

25 yr old female. Chest pain on and off. Rib pain. Both hurt when flexing back and taking deep breath. What could cause this?

? costochondritis: This is an inflamation of your rib joints as they join your sternum (breast bone). Common in young women. It hurts to take a deep breath because that is when those joints move. If significant pain, youcan take Ibuprofen and use a heating pad. ...Read more

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When I take a deep breath I have pain in my left shoulder & on the right side of my chest. Pain has lessened greatly w/time, should I be worried?

? Pleurisy: May be musculosketal pain but sounds like its pleuritic in nature. That means it could be related to inflammation of a layer of tissue surrounding the lungs. If its persistent, I would see a physician for further tests, for example, chest XR, blood work, EKG etc. ...Read more

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Coughing for about a month. Sudden attacks of cough. Body pain. Chest pain and weakness. When he moves or breaths it causes him pain. What could be?

Coughing for about a month. Sudden attacks of cough. Body pain. Chest pain and weakness. When he moves or breaths it causes him pain. What could be?

Please see a doctor: We all can guess what the problem is. However, a cough for a month is nothing to take lightly. Please seek the care of a reputable physician. ...Read more

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Turn my head l & r (normal speed) & I get a sharp pain on the r side of my chest. Pain remains w/ deep breaths. 2days now. What can cause this pain?

Turn my head l & r (normal speed) & I get a sharp pain on the r side of my chest. Pain remains w/ deep breaths. 2days now. What can cause this pain?

Chest wall: The behavior of pain appears to be related to motion, i.e., neck movement and breathing. Pleuritic pain is elicited by breathing. But your pain also comes on with turning your head right and left. Anything related to chest wall most likely leads to your symptoms. Please see a physician if this persists. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain on the right side underneath the arm? Hurts to bend over that direction, and a little when taking deep breaths. Pain rate is 6.

What causes chest pain on the right side underneath the arm? Hurts to bend over that direction, and a little when taking deep breaths. Pain rate is 6.

Ribcage: This sounds like it is coming from the muscles and or bones of your ribcage. It may also be inflammation of the lining of your lung (pleurisy). Seeyour doc to get it checked out.. ...Read more

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What are possible causes of arm, chest pain numbness in hand as well as shortness of breath?

What are possible causes of arm, chest pain numbness in hand as well as shortness of breath?

Heart attack: If all the symptoms are on the left and sometimes even on the right, the heart attack would be the first to check for and rule out, also pulmonary emboli, musculoskeletal causes like costochondritis, but in any case if you have those symptoms you need to go to er asap as it can be life threatening. ...Read more