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I have pain in my chest that is worse when I lift?

I have pain in my chest that is worse when I lift?

Refrain from lifting: Don't forget to exhale as you lift, but would refrain from lifting until you get the chest pain checked out by your md. ...Read more

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I have chest pain that is worse when pressed, what to do?

Hurts when pressed?: Pain that is worse when pressed is due to a sore superficial structure: a muscle, bone, joint, tendon, or ligament. You have a myofascial syndrome. This is not due to heart issues. Try taking an analgesic: Ibuprofen or Naproxen (instructions on the bottle). ...Read more

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I have chest pain worse when pressed, what do you recommend?

I have chest pain worse when pressed, what do you recommend?

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

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I have chest pain all day everyday because I have g.e.r.d but why does my chest hurt worse at night?

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

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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?

?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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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?

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

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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

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What do you advise if I have chest pain that gets worse when deep breath?

Not cardiac: Possible pleuritic chest pain, non specific and a nuisance more than dangerous. Try a short course (5-7 days) of nsaids with meals (ibuprofen/naproxen/etc). It may help. If it does not, check with your pcp. ...Read more

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I feel left chest pain and sometimes burning it feels worse when I work a lot. I am 29 years. What could it be?

I feel left chest pain and sometimes burning it feels worse when I work a lot. I am 29 years. What could it be?

Chest pain: Chest pain even in a 29 year old female is nothing to just not worry about. The fact that it is worse with exertion is also concerning. Please go get this evaluated right away. This means today. This could be your heart!!!!!! ...Read more

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I have hade this chest pain on my left side that has last all day it hurts worse when i breath and move around. ?

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 more

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I've been having constant chest pain for over an hour now and I feel like it's been getting worse. I'm 30 years old. Any idea what's going on?

I've been having constant chest pain for over an hour now and I feel like it's been getting worse. I'm 30 years old. Any idea what's going on?

Hard to say but: I wouldn't ignore chest pain. Unfortunately, many different things can cause chest pain, pulmonary(lung) sources like pleuritis, upper intestinal problem like reflux, musculoskeletal problems like costochondritis, more concerning heart issues and even just plain anxiety. You should seek an in-person evaluation and sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Pinching chest pain on the right side since Sunday.Doesn't feel like deep pain. Worse when taking deep breaths and lying down on my right side or back?

Pinching chest pain on the right side since Sunday.Doesn't feel like deep pain. Worse when taking deep breaths and lying down on my right side or back?

Pleuritic Chest Pain: when chest pain worsens with deep breathing or chest wall movement, it is called Pleuritic, which is due to inflammation and rubbing of the Pleura,the thin lining of the Lungs, like sandpaper ...Read more

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What causes left sided chest pain that is worse with inhalation?

What causes left sided chest pain that is worse with inhalation?

Multiple things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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What could cause one sided chest pain that is worse with inhalation?

Costocondritis: Without having much to go on, one possibilty is costocondritis. As the word implies, this is an inflammation of the rib cartilages. With breathing and therefore movement of the chest wall, this can elicit pain. This condition is usually self-limiting and the pain symptoms are treated with nsaids (motrin, for example). ...Read more

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Middle sharp chest pain, gradually getting worse especially if stressed or upset. ?

Chest pain: Most likely is reflux, can try over the counter ranitidine or prevecid and see if helps. Avoid energy drinks, caffeine ,alcohol smoking, spicy foods. Also check for h pylori a bacteria that sometimes complicates reflux. Alternatives includes gallbladder rarely in a young person cardiac due to spasm or structural abnormality . f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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Is frequent chest pain which is worse when taking a breath common with fibromyalgia?

No: While it can happen, I do not see it as common, and other causes of chest pain should be ruled out. The only way to do that is to go to the er. Please go and play it on the safe side. Best wishes. ...Read more