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Old man with sudden left side chest pain for 30 min, died after minutes.investigations show narrowing and obstruction of CA,is it cardiac arrythmia ?

Old man with sudden left side chest pain for 30 min, died after minutes.investigations show narrowing and obstruction of CA,is it cardiac arrythmia ?

MI: Assuming the patient had a myocardial infarction, the timing suggests the actual death event was an arrhythmia. Massive infarction can have a hemodynamic death but usually this takes a bit longer. Another rapid cause of death with MI is cardiac rupture. All these are possibilities with what is presented. ...Read more

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What causes fleeting left side chest pain?

What causes fleeting left side chest pain?

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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23 and I have had for ekgs chest rays than most people have in there life and one eco all were fine so why do I still have left side chest pain?

23 and I have had for ekgs chest rays than most people have in there life and one eco all were fine so why do I still have left side chest pain?

Other causes: It would be wise to have other causes (reflux-"heart burn"/costochondritis/anxiety, etc,) evaluated for the chest pain, other than cardiac to find out why. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My 12 year old is complaining of left side chest pain. What can we do for relief?

My 12 year old is complaining of left side chest pain. What can we do for relief?

Take him: To a doctor for a physical exam. If the pain is reproducible it could be chest wall pain due to muscle strain or rib dysfunction. If the pain is random in could be something else. At any rate, see a doctor for best outcome. ...Read more

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My left side chest pain while breathing, should I be worried?

My left side chest pain while breathing, should I be worried?

Pain with breathing: Pain with breathing could be due to a variety of reasons, e.g. Muscle, bone, lining of the lungs (pleural), etc. Not all diagnoses are "worrisome" however you should first be evaluated to determine what the cause of your pain is before one can tell if it is serious or not. ...Read more

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Hi I'm 24 yrs. sometimes hv too much sharp left side chest pain. I find myself unable to breathe & move when it happens .daily 2 tyms face this problm?

Hi I'm 24 yrs. sometimes hv too much sharp left side chest pain. I find myself unable to breathe & move when it happens .daily 2 tyms face this problm?

Some ideas: Although you're on the younger side to be worried about a heart attack or angina, it might not be a bad idea still to see your doctor and have an EKG done to make sure your heart is ok. Otherwise it could be muscular pain in the chest wall, intercostal pain (pain of the cartilage between the ribs), or nerve pain.It'd be a good idea to have your doctor examine you thoroughly and take a full history ...Read more

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Does GERD cause left side chest pain?

GERD: Gerd sometimes causes left sided chest discomfort. ...Read more

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Chest infection with left side chest pain?

Can happen: Any infection can cause pain. Lung, pleurisy and pericarditis can cause left sided chest pain. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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