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Chest pain, feels heart beating fast as if just ran a race, throat feels tight, her age is going on 13 yrs?

Chest pain, feels heart beating fast as if just ran a race, throat feels tight, her age is going on 13 yrs?

Dysautonomia - MVP : May have rapid heartbeats in association with dysautonomia / mitral valve prolapse syndrome - neither are usually life threatening but both cause patients anxiety about their symptoms. See doctor to be checked . Read dr. Richard hoffman's book on mvp on amazon.Com. Increase fluid intake, try magnesium supplements. ...Read more

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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 am a 23 year old female with upper left chest pain since last Sunday- I went to the doctor but they have not found anything wrong with me. I also feel a small tightness in the bottom of my throat. I have no known conditions and not sure what to do for t

I am a 23 year old female with upper left chest pain since last Sunday- I went to the doctor but they have not found anything wrong with me. I also feel a small tightness in the bottom of my throat. I have no known conditions and not sure what to do for t

Left chest pain: Checked for gastritis/ GERD ? H pylori? You could try ranitidine/ prevecid, H pylori needs test . Mmay be TMJ ( tender when pressing while opening mouth?), or thoracic outlet ( finger numbs?) rarely could be cardiac, mitral valve prolapse which is common or asymmetric septal hypertrophy. ( need echocardiogram) or coarctation( echo or CT angio) or PE( check d-dimer, angio) or mass -CXR -f/u w/doc ...Read more

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What can cause severe lower throat pain, chest pain, tightness, feeling of cinder blocks on chest, short breath and face tingling for a week now?

What can cause severe lower throat pain, chest pain, tightness, feeling of cinder blocks on chest, short breath and face tingling for a week now?

Infection or: infection like pneumonia, strep throat; but be sure not the heart so go to e.r for labs, chest X-ray , especially if taking birth control ,shortness of breath, could mean pulmonary emboli [blood clot to lung] and if a smoker worse ...Read more

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I have heartburn, difficulty/painful swallowing, feels like there's something stuck in my throat, chest pain/tightness and a cough. What could it be?

I have heartburn, difficulty/painful swallowing, feels like there's something stuck in my throat, chest pain/tightness and a cough. What could it be?

Globus sensation?: Sounds like you experience the feeling of a ball or lump in the back of your throat that you have to swallow past? If so, this is "globus." alternatively, you may have laryngo-esophaeal reflux without heartburn. Sometimes, the actual swallowing mechanism may be impaired due to "spasms" or dysmotility. A gastroenterologist or ear-nose-throat specialist is a good starting point for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have anxiety/panic attacks and get a lot of physiological symptom(fast heart,throat tightness,chest pain)recently I have a sinking feel in heart....

I have anxiety/panic attacks and get a lot of physiological symptom(fast heart,throat tightness,chest pain)recently I have a sinking feel in heart....

Testing is needed: obtain an ambulatory 24 hour EKG monitor and be sure your symptoms are not due to a cardiac arrhythmia or inappropriate sinus tachycardia, most of which are treatable. Obtain a thyroid test as well. If your symptoms are due to anxiety, listen to them and use biofeedback to begin to control your heart rate and contraction force. ...Read more

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Chest pain and chest tightness. I've had all heart tests done except cath. Which doctor wont do. This pain is even in my left shoulder and arm and throat gets tight. Even had cta. Anxiety?

Chest pain and chest tightness. I've had all heart tests done except cath. Which doctor wont do. This pain is even in my left shoulder and arm and throat gets tight. Even had cta. Anxiety?

Look elsewhere: Your doctor has made the determination that your pain is not of cardiac origin. There are many other non-cardiac possibilities including rotator cuff pain, tendinitis (in the shoulder), cervical spondylitis, bursitis and many GI causes like gerd and peptic ulcer disease. If the cta is negative, a cath is very unlikely to find disease. ...Read more

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99F, migraine, stuffy nose, barking cough, ear pain, throat pain(feels tight), mild chest pain. Low appetite. Trouble sleeping. How to relief?

99F, migraine, stuffy nose, barking cough, ear pain, throat pain(feels tight), mild chest pain. Low appetite. Trouble sleeping. How to relief?

Mgt: Your symptoms are consistent with the flu or flu like illnesses. I would suggest being screened for the Flu and possibly for Strep throat. Medication can be prescribed accordingly. Swollen tender nodes and fever are important to discuss with your PCP. ...Read more

Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more