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Why does my heart hurt when I lay on my left side? Feels like something digging into it.

Why does my heart hurt when I lay on my left side? Feels like something digging into it.

Heart?: How do you know it's your heart? The cornerstone of therapy is first an accurate diagnosis. You need to be evaluated. ...Read more

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I have leg pain in both of my legs. They hurt when I lay down at night. I wonder if it could be from bad heart?

I have leg pain in both of my legs. They hurt when I lay down at night. I wonder if it could be from bad heart?

Restless leg syndrom: Do you have obstructive sleep apnea? Rls goes along w/ osa. See a sleep specialist, either a neurologist or pulmonary md. ...Read more

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Bottom of sternum hurts when I sit up or stand but when I lay down flat it doesn't what could that be blood good gi good heart is good 31 male 192lbs?

Bottom of sternum hurts when I sit up or stand but when I lay down flat it doesn't what could that be blood good gi good heart is good 31 male 192lbs?

Xiphoid bone: The bottom of the sternum is the xiphoid bone. Is it tender? You also have intestinal issues near there such as Histal hernia, esophagus, stomach. This is something to discuss with your physician ...Read more

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Coldness in chest. Heart rate increases when I lay down. My chest hurts when I cough or laugh. It has been more than a month now.?

Coldness in chest. Heart rate increases when I lay down. My chest hurts when I cough or laugh. It has been more than a month now.?

See an MD: You may have a walking pneumonia, or an inflammation of the coverings of he heart called " pericarditis". Often, stomach acid is to blame for cough and chest pain or even palpitations when someone lays down. Chest hurting on laughing or coughing is usually due to irritation to the muscles and nerves runnin in between your ribs. It is important to visit a doctor to have a thorough evaluation. ...Read more

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When I inhale or turn positions when I'm laying something around my abdominal/chest area pinches me it feels like my ribcage but in not sure and sometimes my heart hurts when I inhale.

When I inhale or turn positions when I'm laying something around my abdominal/chest area pinches me it feels like my ribcage but in not sure and sometimes my heart hurts when I inhale.

Musculoskeletal: This sounds like it is musculoskeletal. If you are having any problems with breathing, get evaluated. Have you had a recent upper respiratory infection? Fallen on ribcage?
Nothing sounds extremely alarming and I suggest, giving it some time to heal/work itself out. ...Read more

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Left side chest pain over the breast on and off since last year all heart test and X-rays normal hurts when I move or lay on my side?

Left side chest pain over the breast on and off since last year all heart test and X-rays normal hurts when I move or lay on my side?

Chest wall: Glad the tests are normal so far. The most likely cause is chest wall (muscles) or breast, or scar tissue from your prior heart surgery. If your heart doctor says it is safe, a therapeutic trial of an antiinflammatory like naproxen might be useful. Have you had a mammogram recently? ...Read more

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I've had this squeezing pain in my heart for 24 hours now. I've taken Tums (calcium carbonate) and gasx, no help. It hurts to breathe, lay on left side too. Help?

I've had this squeezing pain in my heart for 24 hours now. I've taken Tums (calcium carbonate) and gasx, no help. It hurts to breathe, lay on left side too. Help?

.: It could most probably be gastritis or costrocondritis (inflammation or ribs). But with you having pain on breathing and on lying onto your side, you better check with a physician to see if the pain is from heart. And you may also need an examination to confirm origin of pain. ...Read more

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Left arm hurts like muscle ache. Air hungry. Worrying thoughts. Heart rate at 69 bmp laying down. Bp 99/67.

Left arm hurts like muscle ache. Air hungry. Worrying thoughts. Heart rate at 69 bmp laying down. Bp 99/67.

Vital signs look go: The viral signs look good but your anxiety seems increased. You need answer to this problem to help you cope. It does not sound like a heart attack and local tenderness may be muscle or tendon. Your physician will evaluate these symptoms. ...Read more

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Bad head ache, left arm and leg gets numb, heart beating twice as fast, feeling light headed when standing, lower right side of back hurts (cant lay on)?

Bad head ache, left arm and leg gets numb, heart beating twice as fast, feeling light headed when standing, lower right side of back hurts (cant lay on)?

Head ache: I suspect a good part of the history is missing. We have no other information about you such as your medical or mental health history, any trauma. Do you have any other symptoms such as light sensitivity, fever, nausea, shortness or breath, etc? We also don't know how long the symptoms have been going on. I suggest you consult your doctor for a physical exam and possible X-rays and labs. ...Read more

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I have m/s, my body from the left side hurts me, I have done examinations for my heart (i am ok). what else can I do? Is it something for m/ s?

I have m/s, my body from the left side hurts me, I have done examinations for my heart (i am ok). what else can I do? Is it something for m/ s?

Pain due to multiple: sclerosis is typically sensory/burning discomfort in the extremities (arms/legs), back pain or muscle tightness from spasticity....not sure that "left side" pain apparently in the chest/heart area would fall into this category. I would first suspect some musculoskeletal pain due to something else: simple muscle strain or injury. I would discuss with your neurologist or primary care provider:) ...Read more

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What does it mean if heart hurts?

What does it mean if heart hurts?

Physically or emotio: Physically it means that the heart muscle is deprived of oxygen but emotionally the heart can be strained too by more complex mechanism (the broken heart syndrome). ...Read more

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Could right heart catheratizations hurt?

Could right heart catheratizations hurt?

Depends: The most uncomfortable part about a right heart catheterization is in general the insertion of the "sheath" or the specialized IV through which the doctor performs the procedure. This usually entails injection of local anesthetic which feels a little like a bee sting at first, and then a pressure sensation when the sheath is put in. After that there should be minimal discomfort. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my heart to hurt a little?

Pain: The heart doesn't have pain fibers. There are many causes for chest pain, some related to the heart. If you are having chest pains may be best to get checked to see what it is. ...Read more

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Why my heart hurts after I do exercise bike?

Why my heart hurts after I do exercise bike?

Chest pain: Sometimes muscles in the chest wall are strained when doing an exercise like the exercise bike (if certain positions are uncomfortable or if the work is extreme). This is usually a pain that u can reproduce by pressing over the upper rib cage. However, one has to be concerned about a deeper chest discomfort that comes on after exercise, as it could signify a heart problem like angina. ...Read more

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What is going on if heart hurts when bending over?

Heart: Heart doesn't have pain fibers if you have discomfort in there when bending over something else is going on. ...Read more

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My boyfriend heart hurts. He worked out this morning.

My boyfriend heart hurts. He worked out this morning.

Heart hurting: It is very unusual for children and young teens to have heart attacks particularly if they have been normal during their visits with their doctor. After exercising or during we can get muscle spasms or pain around cartilage near the breast bone and this is probably your case but I would check with your doctor to be sure it is nothing more serious. ...Read more

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If I have wfw, will flying long distances hurt my heart?

If I have wfw, will flying long distances hurt my heart?

Shouldn't: Long flights expose you to stimulants and changes in your circadian rhythm, so make sure you keep well hydrated, rested and take your meds as scheduled. ...Read more

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Lately my heart hurts, how do I figure out what's wrong?

Lately my heart hurts, how do I figure out what's wrong?

Your heart?: How do you know it's your heart? From a standard table, the probability that it's your heart is 61% if you're male and 30% if you're female. A stress test will help to further stratify your risk. ...Read more

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My heart feels cold & hurts alil. Feels funny. What is that?

My heart feels cold & hurts alil. Feels funny. What is that?

Heart discomfort: Could be reflux try ranitidine or prevecid. Elevate head of bed wiht pillow under mattress. Could be inflammation of chest wall, costochondritis, responds to aleve/ motrin if not allergic. Would get EKG just to make sure not any cardiac issue, rare pericarditis or other issue. And CXR F/U with doctor urgent care ...Read more

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I purged and my heart really hurts afterwards - is this an emergency?

I purged and my heart really hurts afterwards - is this an emergency?

Get checked ASAP: Serious damage can occur with extreme vomiting. Get checked right away. ...Read more

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Why does my heart seem to pound really hard when I lay on the left side?

Gravity: Heart is slightly left of center, so some people notice its motion against inside of chest when on their left. If disturbing, can ask your Dr to check you over. ...Read more

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Out of the blue, my heart will just get this pain. It really hurts. Why?

Out of the blue, my heart will just get this pain. It really hurts. Why?

Heart pain: Tough question to answer in this small space. I would advise you to either see your primary care md asap or if the pain is really acute, go to the closest hospital emergency room. ...Read more

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What if your heart suddenly hurts and it continually hurting for awhile?

Chest pain: Chest pain can be for various reasons. Heart pain from a clogged blood vesses is usually described as heavy or squeezing. Chest pain that is sharp can be from your heart and this can be from the sack (pericarditis) or valvular pain. Pleurisy can be confused as chest pain. If you have risk factor age, cholesterol problems, hypertension, smoker. Probably worthwhile to check out. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, how bad would it hurt to thrust a knife into your heart?

Knife: I don't want to find out, but if it hurt bad it wouldn't last long, you'd die pretty quickly. Why do you ask? ...Read more