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All of a sudden left side chest pain worser when walking around but I can feel it when sitting but not as bad and then along with left thigh numbness ?

All of a sudden left side chest pain worser when walking around but I can feel it when sitting but not as bad and then along with left thigh numbness ?

Left sided chest pai: You did not give your age left sided chest pain which is worse on walking suggests that you may have angina pectoris, which is caused by partial blockage of coronaro arteries due to elevated cholesterol over the years called atherosclerosis, when you do any kind of exertion heart needs more oxygen and due to the blockage you get chest pain.It is a serious symptom and you need to see a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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Sharp left Chest pain when walking fast or uphill. Goes away when resting. Chest can hurt to touch also. Is this definitely heart related?

Sharp left Chest pain when walking fast or uphill. Goes away when resting. Chest can hurt to touch also. Is this definitely heart related?

It is unlikely for: a young woman to have heart disease as a cause of chest pain. Especially if the pain is reproducible by touching the chest. Heart pain is usually dull and squeezing like a tooth ache and very rarely sharp or stabbing. Overall, it is unlikely that this symptom is heart related. Ask your health care provider to check it out and confirm. ...Read more

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CHEST PAIN WHEN WALKING RUNNING AND UP STAIRS?

CHEST PAIN WHEN WALKING RUNNING AND UP STAIRS?

See Dr. ASAP: You may be giving yourself a "stress test" so get into the Dr asap to assess your cardiac status/function and assure your heart is stable. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm having chest pain when walking, shopping, housework. Is it possible I have syndrome x or coronary spasm? Had cardiac MRI, treadmill. Echo...

I'm having chest pain when walking, shopping, housework. Is it possible I have syndrome x or coronary spasm? Had cardiac MRI, treadmill. Echo...

Many causes: Chest pain often is associated with cardiac disease. However musculoskeletal injury or inflammation involving rib or muscle can cause pain. Gastroesophageal reflux is probably the most common cause of chest pain. Have you had work up for GI causes of pain? ...Read more

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I am 27, male. I walk 5 kms a day for exercise purpose. Off late i am getting immense chest pain on left side. What can be reason. My ECG is normal.

I am 27, male. I walk 5 kms a day for exercise purpose. Off late i am getting immense chest pain on left side. What can be reason. My ECG is normal.

Many reasons for: Chest pain. It can be related to an injury to the chest wall, inflammation of the heart muscle or sac(pericardium) surrounding the heart. It can be related to irritation of your food pipe(esophagus). It can be related to irritation of the lung or lining around the lung(pleural lining). But to be able to better guide you, more information is necessary. ...Read more

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Chest pain after walking fast or upon lifting heavy &exercising at times even as I rest. Always on the left side only. Pain is moderate to severe.why?

Chest pain after walking fast or upon lifting heavy &exercising at times even as I rest. Always on the left side only. Pain is moderate to severe.why?

DoTheBest4YourChest: You ask "Why." I'll answer with another "Why" question: Why don't you call your doctor,or someone else's doctor and go in for a face-to-face where the specifics of your situation can be discussed and maybe a few tests done.There are many things that can cause what you describe but I don't want to scare you 'cause at your age they are rare and you'll probably do fine.But why take a chance?Call now. ...Read more

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Chest pain on left side of breast mainly in certain positions i sit to drive or walk its close to abdomen ekgs fine?

Atypical or non card: The fact that u can bring the CP with positions speak strongly against cardiac cp. Likely musculoskeletal or referred pain. ...Read more

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Upper chest pain left side and back. Short of breath walking and layin. Been to ER many times as well as GP. No one seems concerned what could it be?

Upper chest pain left side and back. Short of breath walking and layin. Been to ER many times as well as GP. No one seems concerned what could it be?

Consultation advised: Your symptoms may be due to various causes. Apparently nothing serious was seen on your trips to the ER. For more helpful advice you may want to consider a Virtual Consultation at Health Tap. This can be done by live video or voice or by an InBox Text consultation. For your problem a live text consultation not advised. For InBox best to be available to respond to Dr's questions. Upload full Hx ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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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