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I Have Pain In My Chest That Is Worse When I Lift
I have minor chest pain for the last 6 years on the left side. Happens occasionally once in every week or month.Did not get worse yet.Is it ok?
Been having left chest pain and on back of left scalpa i lift weights and do cardio could this pain be possible due to weight trainning?
Most likely: Given your age, gender and level of fitness, the most likely cause is "musculoskeletal", that is related to the tendons, bones and muscles in your body; rather than your heart itself. This is especially suggested by the pain being present with lifting weights "isometric", which usually doesn't strain the heart itself. Visit your doctor, to screen for more serious, but unusual causes. ...Read more
I have been having chest pain on and off for over a month. I lift weights but the pain is not consistent with my workouts. What could be the cause?
Yes: There are a number of causes. You should be evaluated. At age 20 it is unlikely it is cardiac. ...Read more
I have chest pain all day everyday because I have g.e.r.d but why does my chest hurt worse at night?
Gravity: If chest pain is primarily due to GERD, then it is common to have worse pain at night. The reason is gravity. More stomach acid can leak out of your stomach into your esophagus causing burning. Also, the valve between your esophagus & stomach is less competent (more leaky) due to change in pressure gradient on either side due to lying down position & gravity. Recommend GERD medicine before bed. ...Read more
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?
Chest pain: If you have chest wall pain or inflammation in costochondral junctions, this can be treated with antiinflammatory drugs or local injection if necessary. To recommend something a history and physical exam is necessary and that isn't possible from here. If you are concerned see your dr. ...Read more
I have been having chest pain on the right side of my body on and off for over a month. I lift weights regularly but it hurts at random times.?
Rib torsion.: Lie down face up. Have friend compress your chest at sternum with downward pressure. See if reproduces pain. Also when experience it try locate it and press hard. If reproduces or increases it probably torsioned rib which is common. We call them rib lesions. If at area where rib stops and cartilage attaches it to sternum that's costochondrits? Sports trainer could check it. ...Read more
I have hade this chest pain on my left side that has last all day it hurts worse when i breath and move around. ?
Eval recommended: Given your age and increased pain with breathing, this may be inflammation of the chest wall bones, cartilage (costochondritis) or inflamed lining around the lung (pleurisy). You should be evaluated as soon as possible to rule out more serious conditions, cardiac problem or even blood clot in the lung (Pulmonary Embolism). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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