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If chest pain/nausea is exper. At night time and awoke due to being overheated/ approx. 82 degrees. Is this something to be worried about?

If chest pain/nausea is exper. At night time and awoke due to being overheated/ approx. 82 degrees. Is this something to be worried about?

Nocturnal chest pain: At 43 with history of coronary bypass and cardiac cath, it should be something to be worried about. More so if you've had stents placed. You may just need better blockage and anti-anginal medication, but certainly don't wait too long and discuss with your doctor or cardiologist. ...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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I have chest pain and upper back pain who wake up me at night every night, the pain is sharp and last a long time. Can it be heart related?

I have chest pain and upper back pain who wake up me at night every night, the pain is sharp and last a long time. Can it be heart related?

Chest: It is very possible that that those complaints could be related to the heart as well as possibly the aorta which is the tube that comes from the heart and delivers blood to the remainder of your body, this is probably something that you should get checked with your family doctor and move further if necessary ...Read more

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Hi sir, I am having shortness of breath and tightness of chest area with mild chest pain. Most of the time it happens at night when i was alone.

Hi sir, I am having shortness of breath and tightness of chest area with mild chest pain. Most of the time it happens at night when i was alone.

Chest Pain: Chest pain from a narrowed heart artery, called angina, typically occurs when you are active or exercising and goes away when you rest. It is often a tightness or pressure or burning in the chest or neck or arm. If you are only feeling symptoms when at rest at night and not during exertion, it probably not your heart, but i suggest you see your doctor. ...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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Could a stressful day cause chest pain at night?

Could a stressful day cause chest pain at night?

That is possible: However, it would be prudent to have chest pain that is recurrent medically evaluated. ...Read more

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Having dull chest pain left side comes and goes but mostly at night when in bed?

Having dull chest pain left side comes and goes but mostly at night when in bed?

Check with your doc: Chest pains can come from narrowed arteries in the heart. However this usually occurs with exertion and resolves with rest. A pain in the chest at night could also be from acid reflux or some other GI problem. Or it even could be from some muscular or rib pain. I suggest calling your doctor for an appointment to discuss further. ...Read more

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I've been having chest pain for 4 days & only at night. It is not so much a burning but is in the middle of my chest. I haven't done anything unusual?

See your doctor: Chest pain is never something you take lightly. Although it would be unlikely for someone your age to have heart problems, and the symptoms you describe are also unlikely to be heart related, it's best to be seen and a good examination made. There are a few things that could do this, but best see your doctor. ...Read more