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Home Remedies For Chest Tightness
PE diagnosis on Saturday and sent home from ER? Having chest tightness & neck throbbing. What could it be? Given 1 Xerlto in ER.
? CT scan...: Usually a HR CT is done to diagnose PE......then the treatment is anticoagulation.... ...Read more
Chest tightness is the feeling of a "squeezing" or a pressure in the chest. Sometimes there is an associated breathing difficulty. There are numerous potential causes. Heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, heart rhythm condition, esophagus spasm, lung condition are ...Read more
Would having a peak flow meter at home help my MD manage my RAD? My only symptom is a horrible cough and some chest tightness. When I have an attack.
Absolutely yes...: You definitely should have a peak flow meter for home use. You should then record your peak flow meter result at least 3 times daily and when you have symptoms. You should record next to the numbers if you were having any symptoms. You can then have a plan in place that if your peak flow drops to a certain number, you should call your doc, go to the ER, etc. Peak flow meters are very helpful!! ...Read more
What treatment would you recommend for a cough? Slightly tight chest, some phlegm and "hollow" sound to cough.
Pharmacist: Any Pharmacist would be able to suggest something to ease the symptoms provided it is not a serious infection. Prospan, Bronchol, Mucospect are examples of what could help. ...Read more
Having chest tightness slight dizziness short of breath. I was in a home an hour ago. The owners have multiple dogs. A cat and house isn't too clean.
Possibly allergies: Allergic symptoms to animal dander is very common and can take the form of wheezing, tearing, swelling and hives. Make sure you take a shower to remove any animal hair/dander you may have brought home and take some anti-histamines to reduce the allergic reactions. If serious, you may need to visit the ER for an injection of steroids, anti-histamines or epinephrine. ...Read more
I feel some allergen is causing swollen airways (chest tightness).How to manage it with OTC meds or other remedies, until I see my allergist?
Call your allergist: If you are having bothersome symptoms, just call the office - they will get you in right away, or tell you what you can do. If you already have a diagnosis of asthma, use your rescue inhaler. If you don't have one, hot, caffeinated beverages often have a mild effect to relieve chest tightness. But call your allergist - particularly if breathing problems are a new symptom for you, they'll get you in ...Read more
Multifactorial: Chest tightness and pain can be caused by a variety of reasons, including cardiac, pulmonary, gasto-intestinal and musculo-skeletal. In order to differentiate the cause a careful history and physical exam is often necessary. Lab tests and radiologic studies may also be necessary. The answer is often easy but can be very complicated. ...Read more
Heart esophagus lung:
The most serious possibility is angina which is a symptom of myocardial ischemia; that is poor circulation to the heart.
Another possiblity is that the tube that connects ones mouth to the stomach may have a problem.
Another possibility is that the lungs are affected by an infection such as preumonia. ...Read more
Chest tightness is the feeling of a "squeezing" or a pressure in the chest. Sometimes there is an associated breathing difficulty.
There are numerous potential causes. Heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, heart rhythm condition, esophagus spasm, lung condition are some possibilities to consider. ...Read more
Chest Tightness: Chest tightness after working out may suggest heart disease. Not infrequently patients will experience coronary artery pain just after strenuous exercise. Such is obsrve also just after a treadmill stress test when CAD is present. An early visit with yhour doctor to assess this problem is advised ...Read more
Chest tight: See a physician and be evaluated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: Could be your right chest wall muscles or rib cage. .. Could be your right lung. .. Could be your heart. .. ...Read more
Chest tightness: You need face to face appointment with your physician to undergo physical and work-up. Don't neglect. It could be heart pain. ...Read more
SOB & chest tightness that resolves with leaning forward? Also, pretty much resolves when laying down.
Need to follow up. .:
Pericarditis classically feels better when leaning forward but that doesn't exclude many other things which should also be ruled out.
See a physician for an in-person evaluation. ...Read more
Son is 12 and swam since he was 5. The last 2 months while training he has had to get out of the pool Due to having coughing fits and chest tightness.
ER: Go to the ER.Get a more detailed answer ›
Asthma: If an asthmatic has some lingering chest pain or shortness of breath, it may be an indication of inadequate treatment of asthma. You may require more puffs of bronchodialtors or steroid containing inhalers, if these does not help, you probably will be benefited by breathing exercises or yoga. ...Read more
Treat the anxiety: Itself to decrease these symptoms. Breath in slowly ; deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of five then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. If you haven't been assessed for your panic/ anxiety - that would be prudent. Anxiety is no fun but it is treatable. ...Read more
Esophageal stricture: It sounds like you're describing a stricture. ...Read more