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Chest pressure and pain after burping ?

Chest pressure and pain after burping ?

Sounds like GERD: These are typical symptoms of acid reflux, also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD. I assume that the symptoms typically occur 1-2 hours after meals, especially big meals, & meals with spicy foods, tomatoes, caffeinated beverages (coffee, cola), peppers, or other food / drink triggers. It cd b or lead to stomach ulcers. TTYD for diagnosis & treatment. Thanks for ur question. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Tightness (Definition)

Chest tightness is the feeling of a "squeezing" or a pressure in the chest. Sometimes there is an associated breathing difficulty. There are numerous potential causes. Heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, heart rhythm condition, esophagus spasm, lung condition are ...Read more


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Sudden bouts of sweating nausea chest pressure and arm heaviness and aching. EKG,stressecho normal. Arm stills hurts after chest pressure has subside?

Sudden bouts of sweating nausea chest pressure and arm heaviness and aching.  EKG,stressecho normal. Arm stills hurts after chest pressure has subside?

Vasospasm: Spasm of a coronary artery can occur without exertion and there may be no plaque buildup in the artery. Discuss the possibility of coronary spasm as a cause of your symptoms with the cardiologist and he/she may try you on a calcium channel blocker or a long-lasting nitrite to see if the episodes are prevented. There are provocative tests to diagnose this condition, but they can provoke severe spas ...Read more

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Pulse of 96 beats per minute while laying down chest heaviness. Lower left shoulder pain that gets worse when taking a deep breath blood pressure high?

Pulse of 96 beats per minute while laying down chest heaviness. Lower left shoulder pain that gets worse when taking a deep breath blood pressure high?

Get exam ASAP: As described in your question, I am concerned about your heart first and foremost with your symptoms. Get an exam ASAP to assure your heart is well, then moving forward if that is ok, get a further work up for the pains and issues. Good luck. ...Read more

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Having severe headache with nausea vomiting chest pressure aching bones and shortness of breath?

Chest pain: Lots of possibilities for this group of symptoms, best to go see a dr. And get examined to be sure what's going on. ...Read more

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Which type of cardiac problems cause, shortness of breathe, pressure tightness and chest pain?

Which type of cardiac problems cause, shortness of breathe, pressure tightness and chest pain?

Chest discomfort: The cause of your symptoms range from stress to congestive heart failure( uncommon in a 34 years old). See a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Palpitations, fatigue, blood pressure swings, chest pain. Any ideas?

Palpitations, fatigue, blood pressure swings, chest pain. Any ideas?

Time for an eval.: You deserve a definitive answer to your question which requires an evaluation. You don't need guesses in the dark. You should see someone today. ...Read more

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Sob sensation @ reset with no wheezing or coughing but left arm & left chest mild tight discomfort. Oxy98%, BP ok hr 60 is it asthma, angina, or gerd?

Sob  sensation @ reset with no wheezing or coughing but left arm & left chest mild tight discomfort. Oxy98%, BP ok hr 60 is it asthma, angina, or gerd?

Too much: I saw this/next entry. Frankly there is too much going on to answer via an e-mail like this. It could be so many things that i think you would be best served by seeing an internist or cardiologist for evaluation. Maybe pulmonary function testing for the asthma, an upper G.I. X-ray for acid reflux. Your medicines imply that there are certainly some heart issues that need to be separated. www.thepmc. ...Read more

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Chest pain, erache and headache - blood pressure?

It's possible, but: It's possible, but most often high blood pressure is asymptomatic. However, if you have any suspicion at all, you should check your blood pressure, you can do that at any walmart, target, walgreens, or cvs. ...Read more

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Pressure in chest running up to head little trouble breathing ?

Pressure in chest running up to head little trouble breathing ?

Chest,pressure....: To many resons. Recommend to see a physician asa, determine cause. Some times could be only flatulence, gastritis, esophagus abn ..........Better to check. ...Read more

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Pressure pain left side of chest no shortness of breath 3.10.13 chest x ray-minimal lung collapse in right lung base cause? Hypertension

Pressure pain left side of chest no shortness of breath   3.10.13 chest x ray-minimal lung collapse in right lung base  cause?
Hypertension

Partial lung collaps: R u a smoker or second-hand smoker?18 y/o pretty young for emphysema (air sacs's wall break down forming larger sac; if on edge of lung, lobe can collapse). Decreased space usually filled with other lung's expanding which can shift central chest structures. May need review of radiograph for other problems, even ct/mri. Htn unlikely cause. R u under care of pulmonologist? ...Read more

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Mucus sensatiin in chest,no nasal block,no cough,mild breathlessness(not interfere),increases at night,no sweating,inhaling causes discomfort throat?

Mucus sensatiin in chest,no nasal block,no cough,mild breathlessness(not interfere),increases at night,no sweating,inhaling causes discomfort throat?

Go see ur FamilyDoc: Given your symptoms, it's best to go see your Family Doc for complete evaluation. You may need beta agonist such as albuterol if suffering from bronchospasm. ...Read more

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Can chonditrius on your chest cause chest pressure /shortness of breath? 22years old. A

Can chonditrius on your chest cause chest pressure /shortness of breath? 22years old. A

Costochondritis: Costochondritis is an inflammation of the cartilage junction of a rib with the sternum(breastbone). There is usually pinpoint tenderness at the site and motions of that area aggravate the discomfort.This includes a deep breath.It doesn't' affect the lung itself. ...Read more

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Intermittent head pressure esp behind eyes, clogged ears, tight jaw. CBC, echo, EKG OK. Lowering head worsens pressure. Allergies? Musculoskeletal?

Intermittent head pressure esp behind eyes, clogged ears, tight jaw. CBC, echo, EKG OK. Lowering head worsens pressure. Allergies? Musculoskeletal?

Pressure in head: in a young lady may be due to deep sinus problems or Idopathic intracranial hypertension especially if there is a positional component. I would see a neurologist. Check Iron level, Vit A level Thyroid function if there is evidence of raised intracranial pressure on fundoscopic (eye) exam. also check a CT of the head.. I wish you best of health. ...Read more

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Minor, not constant discomfort in chest and neck; yawning to catch breath/short of breath; tired; irregular pulse at times; anxiety. Angina?

Minor, not constant  discomfort in chest and neck; yawning to catch breath/short of breath; tired; irregular pulse at times; anxiety. Angina?

First, an exam: Just to reassure yourself and anyone who cares about you, have a good physical exam w/ emphasis on the concerns you mention. It may even involve some lab work to get levels of thyroid, etc. With the results, you'll be able to address issues or consider psychotherapy to learn skills to deal w/ anxiety. I'd do that before medication. I hope it turns out well! ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pressure (Definition)

Chest pressure = tension, tightness, Squeezing sensation ...Read more