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Whenever i breathe in i feel back and chest pains?

Whenever i breathe in i feel back and chest pains?

Chest pain: Chest pain with breathing often suggests intercostal muscle inflammation. It can also be caused by inflammation in the coverings of the lungs and heart. Costochondral inflammation is another possible cause. Your doctor can evaluate your situation. ...Read more

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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I feel pain in my left chest?

I feel pain in my left chest?

Need more info: What kind of pain? Is it affected by movement? Do you have any other symptoms? How old are you? If you are an adult and could be having a heart attack, take an aspirin and call and ambulance to take you to the nearest emergency room of a hospital. ...Read more

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Recently when i breathe i feel tightness in my upper left chest and going toward my left side of my neck, why?

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

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I have pain in my left chest when I breathe in deeply...Thoughts?

I have pain in my left chest when I breathe in deeply...Thoughts?

Pleurisy: Most likely you have inflammation of the pleura which covers the lung. Other possibilities include pneumonia, asthma, as well as a heart attack. Would see your physician for diagnosis. ...Read more

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Whenever lay on my chest, i experience severe chest pain and i feel nauseous?

Whenever lay on my chest, i experience severe chest pain and i feel nauseous?

Go to ER: If these are new symptoms, go to er. If chronic, best discuss with dr or your cardiologist. Might be related to cardiac catheterization or your hiatal hernia. I'm certain that he/she can help you get relief. And you will have more peace of mind. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain and tightness in my chest when lying down.?

I have sharp pain and tightness in my chest when lying down.?

Not normal: This needs to be evaluated right away. Causes are numerous including the heart and lungs. Do not wait. The risk of a serious cause is great even if it ultimately turns out to be a minor problem. ...Read more

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My chest feels like I have needles in my body when i cough and in my chest?

My chest feels like I have needles in my body when i cough and in my chest?

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

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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 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.

Nonspecific symptoms: These are nonspecific symptoms that could be a simple virus or many other less common things. See a healthcare provider if you are worried. ...Read more

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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

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Why when im coughing i feel i pain in my right chest?

Why when im coughing i feel i pain in my right chest?

Pain: Pain with coughing is most likely chest wall pain. Not knowing why you are coughing makes it important to be checked particularly if you have any risk factors such as: smoking, asthma or recurrent lung problems. All the best and be checked. ...Read more

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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

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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?

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 more

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Sometims i feel so cold inside my chest and my heart is in pain also i feel weak.

Sometims i feel so cold inside my chest and my heart is in pain also i feel weak.

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

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I feel discomfort with my fast heart beat and feel in my centre of chest like in my breath pipe?

I feel discomfort with my fast heart beat and feel in my centre of chest like  in my breath pipe?

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

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I feel pain in my upper left back,but feel good when I got massage?

I feel pain in my upper left back,but feel good when I got massage?

Good: you can use heat on your back. Take naproxen,or ibuprofen. You can ask your doctor for a prescription for a message. Most likely you are having a muscle spasms ...Read more

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Why do I have tightness in my chest when i breathe inward?

Why do I have tightness in my chest when i breathe inward?

See your doctor: These are significant symptoms that need to be evaluated in person by your doctor. ...Read more

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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.

Needs evaluation: 1. Could be rib, soft tissue injury, bronchitis 2. Could be a collapsed lung 3. Could be a blood clot ultimately you need evaluation and if your pain is that bad you need to go to the emergency room. ...Read more

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Sore feeling in my throat and my chest. worse in chest when I breathe deeply and I keep burping which doesn't help?

Sore feeling in my throat and my chest. worse in chest when I breathe deeply and I keep burping which doesn't help?

Reflux esophagitis: 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