Doctor insights on:
I Feel Tightness In My Chest
Recently when i breathe i feel tightness in my upper left chest and going toward my left side of my neck, why?
R/O PERICARDITIS: You may have inflammation of the heart=PERICARDITIS vs inflammation of the lungs =PLEURITIS. Myocarditis is much more serious and can be suggested by an abnormal echo. Often they are post viral.They tend to resolve with rest/hydration /NSAID(indocin) if it persists as course of prednisone may be needed. You need a prompt evaluation EKG/CXR AND LABS. See your doctor for eval. ...Read more
Infection or asthma: An occasional dry cough is normal. Even an occasional bit of mucus isn't of too much concern. But if you develop chest pain upon coughing, perhaps even shortness of breath, it's time to go see your family doc regardless of fever or not because you might have asthma, copd, or some lung infection. Of course, there are other reasons for cough & chest pain so don't delay . . ...Read more
I feel a cold, churning sensation in my stomach. I feel pressure in my chest (not heart) and my throat feels strange up to my ears. No heartburn.
I have pains left side of my chest, it occurs at random times and after the pain i feel my chest getting heavy and i feel a slight shortness in breath?
Art of chest pain: Diagnosing the true cause of chest pain is a difficult complex proposition in this arena. We need to take into account what medical problems you have and get more history and do an exam. Since you're only 18, the probability of heart disease is low. Do you have any history of lung disease? Is it triggered by stress or anxiety? ...Read more
I got this chest pain esp when i bend, i have burning feelings in my chest i have pain in my neck and jaw sometimes,foul smell from my throat now. ?
Acid reflux: You may be describing symptoms of acid reflux, or heartburn. Depending on your age heartburn can sometimes be difficult to distinguish from heart-related chest pain. Tell your doctor about your symptoms. You may want to try an over-the-counter acid reducer to see if symptoms improve. Spicy, fatty foods and coffee and cola worsen acid reflux. ...Read more
I have a tight feeling in my chest, I have asthma but can breathe fine. My chest is feeling heavy, on my right and left side. Male 34yrs. Thanks?
Asthmatic symptom: The bronchoconstriction (difficulty breathing out) associated with asthma can be subtle. To determine if that's the cause of your chest tightness, you should see a doctor who can listen to your lungs and provide a prescription for a bronchodilator. If that's the cause, you should feel relief quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a doctor: In your age group, the symptoms most likely represent stress or anxiety. There is always the chance that you may have a heart condition, however. That said, the best approach is to have a doctor examine you. If everything is all right, that will be a source of reassurance for you. Good luck. ...Read more
See a doctor--card: Fast heart rates that are producing uncomortable symptoms should undergo an evaluation. This might involve patient activated monitoring (to assess the rhythm), as well as structural/functional assessment of the heart. A structurally normal heart should provide some reassurance. Treatment options can then be discussed. General health/medical conditions including lung and thyroid eval. ...Read more
See your doctor: These are significant symptoms that need to be evaluated in person by your doctor. ...Read more
I feel pressure on my chest and my left side rib is paining and I do feel pain on throat. I feel something grabbiing in my throat. I don't have cough.
Sore feeling in my throat and my chest. worse in chest when I breathe deeply and I keep burping which doesn't help?
Severe acid reflux and gastritis can cause irritation in the throat, larynx and trachea. It will also cause you to burp a lot does contributing to regurgitation which will make worse the feeling in the throat and chest.
some things you can do to feel better are to avoid spicy foods, alcoholic beverages, caffeine products, tobacco use, and pops.
sleep with your head elevated on pillows. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- My chest feels tight
- Why does my chest feel tight when i run?
- Why does my chest feel tight when i wake up?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- My chest feels tight and back hurts
- Why does my chest feel tight?
- My chest feels tight after inhaling bleach
- I feel like i have a tight chest
- I feel a tightness in my chest