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Pain Above Heart Area
Heart, Lung, Stomach?: A person with chest pain must see the doctor to find out why. She should consider going to the E.R. If she cannot reach her doctor. If it turns out to be a heart problem, a collapsed lung, a pneumonia, a blood clot in the lung, bad heartburn, costochondritis (inflammation of the rib joints), etc..., she will still be in the right place at the emergency room. ...Read more
Uncomfortable: Lots of possibilities for chest discomfort, some are minor some are major, go see the doctor, there isn't enough information you provide to advise you more ...Read more
Chest discomfort: If the symptom is bothersome, see a doc and get evaluated. ...Read more
Pain around heart area when woke up, I ly on that side a lot, it's gone now that I got up, what could it be?
Musculoskeletal: Less likely to be of cardiac origin please see your pcp. ...Read more
I'm 17 and every so often I get sharp pains in the right side of my heart area. Is that just growin pains? Or what im eatin? Or?
Growing pains is: What we use to refer to the atypical musculo skeletal pains young individuals experience. It is not a medical term. Sharp chest pains are usually from the muscles and the bones not the heart. It is unlikely to be from what you eat. ...Read more
I feel pains coming from the area where my heart is. It happens around the time that I'm close to waking up. Should I be worried?
Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more
I've had these sharp pains in the heart area that come and go. I feel the pain when I stand up and while I'm sitting down. What could it be?
Every once and a while I get this feeling that my heart is being squeezed or tightening in that area. Not painful just weird feeling. Should I worry?
Go see a doctor: It should be checked out by a doctor. ...Read more
Sometimes I can feel a pain in my heart area, it really isn't pain, but just something I can feel and notice, it happens randomly, not sure causes it.
See Dr: At 21& female; really doubt heart disease unless you a strong family history. But women can have unusual heart symptoms. See your dr. ...Read more
Yes: If it is bothering you then you need to consult your physician. ...Read more
Uncomfortable: Go see a doctor and find out why you are not comfortable ...Read more
Pain: If you need to know what such a pain is, you'll have to see your dr., somebody out in the zephyr world can't tell you. ...Read more
Anxiety, but: Could be pericardits: see a cardiologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Heart: You need to go see a doctor, nothing can be done out here. ...Read more
Pain: Without more information, the best course is go see your doctor ...Read more
Diagnosis?: An accurate diagnosis is the cornerstone of therapy. You need an evaluation of your heart, its electrical activity, structure, and function. ...Read more
Angina and MI: If you really have ischemia at the apex, there may be no consequences if it's chronic. Over-exertion could potentially cause angina. If it's unstable, a heart attack (mi) could result. But be aware that shifting soft tissue on nuclear stress testing often leads to a reading of "a small area of apical ischemia" which is a false positive due to technical issues. Is your "ischemia" confirmed by cath? ...Read more
Chest pains: Those symptoms are not necessarily related.Get a more detailed answer ›
Intermittent, mild vibrations over left chest/heart area with no pain. What could be causing this?
I sometimes randomly feel a sharp pain around my heart area, they last around 5 seconds. Is this normal?
Not normal but...: Unlikely to be anything dangerous. Pain of that short duration, coupled with your young age makes the likelihood of anything major or serious very low. It would probably still be a good idea to see your doctor, so they can examine you and get tests if they feel it necessary. Hope this helps! ...Read more
At first I was getting sharp pain around the heart area occasionally. But now the pain is just constant.?
For 3 days I have had a warm sensation (like something thick and warm spilt on me) around my heart area or below.?
This is an unusual: Symptom, but not unheard of. The most important thing is to make sure it is not the sensation of "ischemia" (lack of blood supply to the heart) which results in a heart attack. Typically ischemia causes pressure/pain. Probably the more usual cause of this sensation is blood vessel dilation, which causes a warm feeling, possibly associated with anxiety. Consider medical evaluation to clarify:) ...Read more
I'm am 34 years old and I keep getting a tingling feeling around my heart area...No pain just a weird feeling. Its scares me...?
I have been a smoker for about 3 years and recently been having harsh pressure and sharp pains over my heart area. Should I be concerned?
Possibly: Smoking leads to a host of other potential health risks ranging from pulmonary dysfunction to vascular disease / heart disease. Pressure and pain in chest coukd occur from either respiratory inflammation/pleurisy or exacerbation of airway disease (all are more prevalent in smokers). Could also imply coronary artery disease. Should see a doctor and quit smoking. ...Read more
My heart rate is 70 to 80 normally but at random times I have a weird feeling in the heart area so I check it and it between 100 to 120. Why?
Pain/discomfort in heart, upper left chest area, but only when laying on left side, no pain any other time laying other ways. Cause for concern?
Every time I feel my mental health deteriorate, I get pain in a very small area on the left of my chest, I know it's not my heart but what is it?
At age 33, stressors of relationships, Marriage, unresolved emotional conflicts,
Separation, divorce, parenting, work, and finances can cause emotional turmoil in the mind, physical symptoms including chest pain and anxiety.
See a Psychiatrist
for diagnosis and treatment including Therapy, medication, Yoga and Meditation. To del and cope with stressors and realize your full potential. ...Read more
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