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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


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Why does anxiety give me chest pains?

Why does anxiety give me chest pains?

Stress hormons: Stress hormones such as Epinephrine and norepinephrine causes arteries to tighten and increase heart rat and heart muscle demand. All theses can lead to chest pain... ...Read more

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Can a cold give you chest pains/back pains on the left side?

Can a cold give you chest pains/back pains on the left side?

Pains in chest: A upper respiratory infection can give you chest pains, especially if you are coughing. However, if you develop shortness of breath, diaphoresis or lightheadedness then you should see your doctor or go to the nearest emergency room. ...Read more

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Can gas give you sharp chest pains?

Can gas give you sharp chest pains?

Chest pain: Gas can cause sharp chest pains along with many other causes. Inflammation of the chest wall, muscle strain, pericarditis (inflammation or infection around the heart). If this continues, consult your physician ...Read more

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Can taking Xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety give u chest pains andother aches and pains? Or is it my anxiety? Can the more I think about my pains the worse they get?

Can taking Xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety give u chest pains andother aches and pains? Or is it my anxiety? Can the more I think about my pains the worse they get?

Not likely!: Xanax (alprazolam): classified as a minor tranquilizer; often relieves anxiety, muscle spasm and insomnia. First, your physician must rule out cardiac and musculoskeletal etiologies for your chest pain. At 39, assuming no strong family history for early cardiac disease, and generally good physical health, "anxiety" is possibly undertreated in your case- and, yes, it can worsen if you focus on it! ...Read more

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I've been having chest pains and it is gas I suppose and is giving my heart little pains. How could I resolve this problem?

I've been having chest pains and it is gas I suppose and is giving my heart little pains. How could I resolve this problem?

Multiple causes: Do not assume the gas being the cause. If you are having any exertional chest discomfort, chest tightness and relieved by the rest, you need to see an md. It could be angina from the heart.
If you truly believe, it is gas, you try eating good food and may try some rx over the counter to see the effects.
Chest pains never to be taken lightly.
Hope you feel better! ...Read more

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5% Minoxidil gives me mild to moderate chest pains and some arm tingling. Would it be recommended to work up to a full dose, try 2% or cease usage?

The Sun Also Rises: That stuff gives you vellus hair, that's fine and soft and doesn't look anything like regular adult hair. As far as I'm concerned it's a waste of time. Not everyone thinks that, however. But in your case trading vellus hair for chest pains and arm tingling (if truly associated) is a losing wager. I'd rather bet that the sun will rise in the West tomorrow. Get a proper exam by a qualified doc for this. ...Read more

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Are there any risks with a CPAP machine? My father was diagnosed with OSA & says the machine gives him chest pains & dizziness. Is this normal?

Are there any risks with a CPAP machine? My father was diagnosed with OSA & says the machine gives him chest pains & dizziness. Is this normal?

Mgt: Sometimes this does occur with CPAP. I would advise checking with your home company to see if less pressure can be used, and whether the mask fit is too tight. A follow up appt is indicated to rule out any other causes. ...Read more

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Red wine is giving me chest pains and joint pain - is this normal for red wine? I have stopped drinking it for a couple of weeks and the pain is gone

Amount?: The proof that it is red wine that causes your symptoms does not come by stopping it and observing that the symptoms are gone. (they would likely resolve anyway). It is stronger evidence if you restart red wine and see immediate return. The amount that you are drinking may also be a factor. ...Read more

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Can hiatus hernia or GERD give you chest-pain arm, neck as well as jaw pains?

Can hiatus hernia or GERD give you chest-pain arm, neck as well as jaw pains?

Hiatal hernia: And gerd can cause heartburn, often mistaken for chest pain of cardiac origin. But it does not cause neck, jaw, or arm pain. So it is entirely possible that you have two origins of your pain, esophagus and heart. You need to see a doctor to make sure you are not going to have a heart attack. ...Read more

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Can hiatal hernia or GERD give you chest-pain, arm, neck or jaw pains?

Maybe: Small hiatal hernia is usually don't cause any symptoms at all. Large hiatal hernias can cause chest pain, difficulty swallowing, chest pressure, weight loss, and anemia from bleeding ulcers. Arm, neck, and jaw are not typical. See your doctor for a history and examination to find out more. ...Read more

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I have history with anxiety attacks, depression and ocd. Can having anxiety give you chest pains or heart palpitations? I've had them all day today

I have history with anxiety attacks, depression and ocd. Can having anxiety give you chest pains or heart palpitations? I've had them all day today

Anxiety can: Trigger chest pains and other symptoms. It is important that you see your doc to rule out medical condtions. After that, please see a mental health professional to learn strategies to manage your anxiety. A self-help technique found at www. Relaxationresponse. Org. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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When u give blood the next day can u get a chest pain?

When u give blood the next day can u get a chest pain?

Chest pain: You can get chest pain on any day. If you happen to need the amount of blood you have donated, then losing it could trigger a symptom. ...Read more

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I would like to know if a common cold give a little chest pain?

I would like to know if a common cold give a little chest pain?

Yes: It is not uncommon for a cold that gets into the lungs to cause some chest discomfort. ...Read more

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About an hour ago I experienced an episode of chest pain. It was a huge pressure or like a belt that was tightening around my chest and squeezed chest?

About an hour ago I experienced an episode of chest pain. It was a huge pressure or like a belt that was tightening around my chest and squeezed chest?

Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections, lung collapse), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. It is very unlikely that at 18 it is serious but should see a doctor to get more information ...Read more

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Can you give me advice with chest pain please answer?

Chest Pin Causes: Chest pain can be due to several reasons, these are some of the common causes of chest pain
1 chest wall pain, muscular, or costochondritis, intercostal neuralgia
2 esophageal reflux disease
3 cardiac, angina amd myocardial unsufficiency, aortic dissection;pericarditis
4 from lungs like pleurisy and pnemonia, pulmonary embolism. ...Read more

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Can you give me suggestions with chest pain please answer?

Cest Pain info: A detailed review of the causes and significfance of the various kinds of chest pain is beyond this format. Causes range from heart disease, lung, stomach, gall bladder, and musculoskeletal problems as examples. Your primary doctor can fill uyou in with details. ...Read more

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After giving normal birth Nov. 30, 2014, my body is not comfortable. I have chest pain in front and back (right side portion). I have 1 week cough.

After giving normal birth Nov. 30, 2014, my body is not comfortable. I have chest pain in front and back (right side portion). I have 1 week cough.

Right sided pain: Does your pain worsen with eating, particularly fatty foods?? If so, try a low fat diet and get in for a gallbladder evaluation, you may have gallstones. Okay to make appointment with your regular doc about this problem. If you develop fever, vomiting, worsening pain get evaluated sooner. Be well. ...Read more

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I was in a car accident about a month ago. When the impact hit my seat belt cut into my chest. I'm still having chest pain when I move. Is this normal?

I was in a car accident about a month ago. When the impact hit my seat belt cut into my chest. I'm still having chest pain when I move. Is this normal?

See doc: Sounds likely expected- you can cause various intercostal muscle tares, rib "bruising", fractures etc some of which may not readily show up on radiologic studies. As it is primarily with movement it is most likely musculoskeletal in origin, an so will improve with time and anti inflammatory meds like motrin, but you should see your doc to be safe. There are always oddities that doc may need to see. ...Read more

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Do weak back muscles give you chest pain?

Do weak back muscles give you chest pain?

Not directly: Might be related because weak bask muscle will lead to poor posture and that might cause pain in the chest. ...Read more

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Can acid reflux give you chest pain that also is in your back? No other signs of symptoms. It is accompanied by good coming back up.

Can acid reflux give you chest pain that also is in your back? No other signs of symptoms. It is accompanied by good coming back up.

Esophagus: GERD causes heartburn and sour eructations but spasm of the esophagus is what causes upper midback discomfort as well as pain in the front of the chest. Prilosec type medications relieve the acid reflux symptoms, but an esophageal spasm may be helped by drinking a glass of water. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to advise you about these symptoms. ...Read more

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I've been having episodes of severe chest pain, I've went to the ER & been told it's severe reflux but what medicine can give fast relief?

I've been having episodes of severe chest pain, I've went to the ER & been told it's severe reflux but what medicine can give fast relief?

Changing diet: To avoid trigger foods is paramount to helping heart burn/acid indigestion. The proton pump inhibitors (ppi) class of drugs are the greatest at stopping acid production at the cellular level, and can be prescribed by your dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Had minor accident (car hit pole). I was wearing my seat belt, felt shock on my chest, back. Chest pain decreasing. Back pain same more or less. Advice.

If you were not: Checked out medically after this trauma and have on-going concerns - the most prudent course of action is medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I drank a cold glass of milk, I got a chest pain then I blacked out can you give me any advice as to what might have caused this?

Possible causes: There are multiple possible causes for what happened. You should consult a dr. To see if it could be something simple vs something significant. It could be of minimal importance or could be associated with various abnormalities. ...Read more

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I drank a cold glass of milk, I got a chest pain then I blacked out can you give me any advice as to what might have caused this?

I drank a cold glass of milk, I got a chest pain then I blacked out can you give me any advice as to what might have caused this?

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