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Occasional Chest Pressure
I am a 42 years old male , have occasional unpredictable chest pain (pressure type) since 1 month ago. No HTN , no hyperlipidemy , no other dis. Why?
Myriad of reasons: There are many reasons for this other than cardiac. BUT, if you have not had any cardiac workup I would still recommend starting with this and getting a stress test. If that is negative then the possibilities include lung disease (asthma, COPD, interstitial disease), stress / anxiety, sleep apnea. Start with the heart and go from there! ...Read more
I get heart palpitations occasionally and last night I experienced chest pressure. Could this be from my anxiety?
Mild chest pressure/pain and numbness/tingling in right arm and right leg (occasionally left arm). Been this way for 9 days. 28yrs old, 325lbs, 6'2"?
Need to see doctor: I would strongly recommend seeing a physician for full recommendation. ...Read more
Yup, or call 911: Would not recommend driving yourself.Get a more detailed answer ›
Stress and Angina: The most common cause of chest pains is stress. The next most common cause is stomach acid reflux, next is musculoskeletal including costochondritis (inflammation of ribs and rib cartilage), next is heart disease (angina). Other causes include pneumonia, pleurisy, pericarditis, gall bladder inflammation, etc. ...Read more
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