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Chest CT 1 week ago, neg for pulminary embolism. Cld I have 1now? Still have middle/right chest pain.Diagnosed wth 3mm aeorta anyerusm. 3 days in hosp

Chest CT 1 week ago, neg for pulminary embolism. Cld I have 1now? Still have middle/right chest pain.Diagnosed wth 3mm aeorta anyerusm. 3 days in hosp

NO: Pulmonary embolism uncommonly causes chest pain. You're describing pleurisy. I assume they ruled out bacterial pneumonia or you're on antibiotics? The pain should be treated symptomatically. Ibuprofen is excellent for this type of pain: try 400-600 mg 4x a day taken with food. Since the aorta's normal diameter is up to 36 mm, i don't understand your "3mm aneurysm". (even if you meant "3 cm"). ...Read more

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18 yr old female. Right and middle chest pain. Heart rate hasn't been lower than 100 for two weeks. No heart problems. Family history of strokes, hbp?

Chest pain: Chest pain is a symptom which if continuous should be evaluated. Often in young patients the cause is more benign. It can often be precipitated by a previous virus and cause inflammation in the lining around the heart and usually subsides but may require further evaluation in your case ...Read more

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Chest pain ?

Chest pain ?

Huh?: That is not a question. What about chest pain would you like to know? There are a lot of causes, some serious and some minor. ...Read more

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Acute chest pain?

Acute chest pain?

Many possibilities: Wow - this might be nothing, or it could be a catastrophe. Sure, that narrows it down, right? Without more information it is pointless to speculate. I suggest that if you are concerned at all about the pain you see your doctor. If you are not, just know that it could be something serious - so in the end, it is safest to get evaluated. ...Read more

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What cause chest pain?

What cause chest pain?

Many: There are many things that can cause chest pain, but usually it is acid reflux, arthritis of the ribs, anxiety, & much less commonly hardening of the arteries or inflammation of the heart coverings = pericarditis, tumors, splitting apart of the main outflow blood vessel of the heart = aortic dissection. Get checked out by your primary care doctor or a cardiologist. Hrs, md www.Thepmc.Org. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain?

What causes chest pain?

Lots of things,: Chest pain causes could range from minor things such as strained muscles or heartburn to serious ones like a heart attack or a pulmonary embolism. It should be checked out by a physician. ...Read more

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I am having chest pain?

I am having chest pain?

Chest Pain -See Doc?: When to see a doctor? How do you know when you need medical help for chest pain? It's not always easy to tell. Helpful simple quiz: http://edition.cnn.com/HEALTH/help.at.home/chest.pain/content.html ...Read more

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Chest pain on left side?

Many different: Possibilities ...Usually benign in younger patients but further evaluation with your physician is always a good idea. ...Read more

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Why do I have chest pain?

Why do I have chest pain?

Chest pain: Chest pain is not normal. There are many causes. Angina is a term we use for pain caused by inadequate blood flow to the heart muscle. To know why you have chest pain you need to see a physician. Could be musculoskeletal but heart consideration should be ruled out. ...Read more

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Chest pain in the middle.?

Chest pain in the middle.?

Depends on factors: Chest discomfort behind the breastbone can be from many causes. For example, spontaneous, sharp, evanescent chest discomfort with breathing has different implications than effort chest pressure associated with other symptoms. Age and risk factors are important as well. Most prudent to get a formal evaluation to avoid minimizing what may be a more serious underlying cause. ...Read more

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What can cause chest pain?

What can cause chest pain?

Many 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. ...Read more

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What causes my chest pain?

What causes my chest pain?

Multiple: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. ...Read more

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My chest pain when i smoke?

Angina!Stop smoking!: This is a warning sign that you have structural heart damage (HEART DISEASE) that is probably caused by smoking tobacco products. Smoking tobacco releases toxins, in addition to nicotine, which causes damage to the vessels around the heart. The instantaneous "spasm" of blood vessels limits blood flow to the heart muscle, causing chest pain. Your body is trying to tell you something. See a doctor! ...Read more

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I have a serious chest pain?

I have a serious chest pain?

?: If you have serious chest pain, please call 911, go the er, and stop messing with your computer! ...Read more

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Chest pain over a month now?

Chest pain over a month now?

Chest pain: I don't know what your cardiac cath showed. If it showed no blockage the pain is most likely not angina. There are other things that cause chest pain. Even a bad gallbladder can do it. I would suggest returning to your doctor and letting them know you still have pain. ...Read more

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Right chest pain (sometime)?

Right chest pain (sometime)?

Multiple: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. ...Read more

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What to do about chest pain?

What to do about chest pain?

When to see a doc?: Severe back pain that is associated with: weakness in the leg, problems controlling your bowels or bladder, numbness when wiping yourself with toilet paper should be seen immediately by a doctor: http://www.webmd.com/back-pain/living-with-low-back-pain-11/when-to-call-doctor ...Read more

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What is midsternal chest pain?

What is midsternal chest pain?

Chest pain: Pain in the center of the chest, middle of the breastbone. Many possible causes but most concerning is cardiac pain. Other possibilities include G.I., musculoskeletal. Chest pain should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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