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I have chest pain in the middle of my chest when I turn my body or bend over and lift up something. what could be the cause of this?

I have chest pain in the middle of my chest when I turn my body or bend over and lift up something. what could be the cause of this?

?musculoskeletal?: From your description of pain changing with your position it sounds like what is called musculoskeletal pain. You can speak to your doc 'bout that. Did you have any trauma to your chest wall? Do you have any localized pain? Have you tried an NSAID? ...Read more

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I have a pain in the middle of my chest. It worsens if i lean or move the wrong way. When stretching it pops. To the touch it feels bruised?

Muscular Pain: The fact that your pain is worsened by movement and that you have a popping sensation are signs that this is a structural problem. In other words, this problem is related to muscles, bone, cartilage or other connective tissue and not a heart problem. Have you done any recent activity where you overexerted yourself? ...Read more

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I have chest pain in the middle of my chest, goes up my neck and out my right ear. Dr cant figure it out Ruled out heart gallbladder reflux?

I have chest pain in the middle of my chest, goes up my neck and out my right ear. Dr cant figure it out Ruled out heart gallbladder reflux?

Chest pains: Regardless, could be only muscle pain. However, pain in your chest with the symptoms you have described is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP or a cardiologist is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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I'm Having Pain In The Middle Of My Chest, is That Bad ?

I'm Having Pain In The Middle Of My Chest, is That Bad ?

Needs to be checked: At your age it is unlikely to be due to Heart problem as long as you do not have any congenital or acquired Heart Condition But I will still suggest you have it checked by your Doctor if it is of concern to you It can be due to inflammation in chest wall like musculoskeletal pain,due to esophageal reflux,from the lung and pleura or from the heart Get it evaluated by your Doctor ...Read more

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I'm having chest pain in the middle of my chest but only while I'm eating. ?

Sounds like you: should have your esophagus and stomach checked out. Very low possibility this is cardiac. See a health care provider for diagnostic testing and treatment. You don't want to miss something important that could be easily treated. ...Read more

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I'm having sharp pain in the middle of my chest right below my bra line. What could be causing this? And how do I stop it?

I'm having sharp pain in the middle of my chest right below my bra line. What could be causing this? And how do I stop it?

Several possbilities: There are several possible explanations and so you should see your primary MD. These include the bra is too tight, cardiac issues(less likely) muscle spasm or costochondritis and reflux to name a few. A good exam will include more history than we can get here and a physical to evaluate the causes and order the appropriate tests and initial treatment. Keep me posted ...Read more

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I have pain in the middle of my chest after i eat certain foods. I have heard sometimes it can be your gallbladder- what would this feel like?

I have pain in the middle of my chest after i eat certain foods. I have heard sometimes it can be your gallbladder- what would this feel like?

Unlikely...: Gallbladder would be a remote consideration of chest pain. Assuming cardiac causes are ruled out, gerd or esophageal spasm would be more likely. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have pain in the middle of my chest and my right arm what could it be?

I have pain in the middle of my chest and my right arm what could it be?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have pain in the middle of my chest after i eat should I go to the hospital?

No: You should go see your primary care physician first. Your pain maybe due to a GI issue and does not sound like an emergency, you can see your family doctor and with some simple tests figure out what the next step would be. ...Read more

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Fit male twenties, For the last week or so I have had a pain in the middle of my chest. It isn't a sharp pain, more of a dull ache. What could it be?

A few causes: Cardiac pain is usually associated with exertion and resolved with rest. Chest wall pain associated with movement of upper torso/arms, or can be pinpointed with a finger pushing on a spot, is musculoskeletal. There are other causes. See your doctor for more detailed interview and exam. ...Read more

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I have a sudden pain in the middle of my chest. I'm not sure how I may have injured it. Is it possible its a torn muscle or is it something else?

Could be: If pain is reproduced with deep palpation or stretching most likley muscular if not furthar testing is needed. ...Read more

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I have pain in the middle of my chest that goes into my back, queasy, and neck pain. It feels like my gallbladder but I had it out 6 years ago, .?

I have pain in the middle of my chest that goes into my back, queasy, and neck pain. It feels like my gallbladder but I had it out 6 years ago, .?

See Doc ASAP: Could be your heart or aorta getting ready to burst. May be stomach related which is a little less serious. Ekg and chest x-ray would be the minimum tests to find out. Might try an antacid like mylanta to see if the symptoms are gas or indigestion, but i would advise seeing a doctor rather than trying to diagnose a possible serious condition. ...Read more

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Recently had the flu, but it's gone now, still mucus left over. i have a stinging pain in the middle of my chest when i flex, is this from the flu,?

Mgt: Flu symptoms may last several days. If there is any fever or difficulty breathing, I would advise seeing your PCP or urgent care center. If the pain is only upon flexion, then the pain is most likely from musculo-skeletal causes ( eg muscular strain). A heating pad and Motrin may help. ...Read more

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I have pain in the middle of my chest and it goes under the ribs and it's really bad when I try and eat or not eat at all.I had hernia surgery 3 month?

I have pain in the middle of my chest and it goes under the ribs and it's really bad when I try and eat or not eat at all.I had hernia surgery 3 month?

Check on chest pain: Chest pain is nothing to ignore! The potential origin of your symptoms includes: heart, lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, musculoskeletal, pericardium (sac around the heart), pleuritis, bronchiitis, or referred pain from a remote site. Your doctor will be concerned about accompanying fever, blood with coughing, vomiting, shortness or breath, difficulty reclining, tenderness. Get checked now please. ...Read more

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I have been having pain in the middle of my chest like chest bone and it feel like I have to breath through my stomach hard to expand my chest I have ankylosis spondylitis. I smoke 3 packs a day ?

Emphysema!: Everything else about your health is secondary to smoking cessation. What you describe is EMPHYSEMA, and smoking makes the AS worse too. How do you even find time to smoke 60 cigarettes in a day? Smokers have the worst excuses; "I've been smoking for XX years, I smoke too much now, It's my only vice..." It's just the drug addiction talking through you, making you see things unrealistically. ...Read more

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I have pain in the upper middle of my chest. Dull ache for the past 3 weeks. Increased with arm movement, bending, deep breaths. Bearable but annoying?

I have pain in the upper middle of my chest. Dull ache for the past 3 weeks. Increased with arm movement, bending, deep breaths. Bearable but annoying?

Chest discomfort: This type of chest discomfort emanates from the rib cage-probably a pectoral muscle or the joint between the sternum(breastbone) which may be slightly inflamed or strained. A lung cause is not likely. Treatment consists of avoiding any strain and, if you can take them), anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve. If discomfort persists see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more