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Doctor insights on: Pain Above Heart Area

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Could anxiety/stress cause sharp chest pain above your heart area?

Could anxiety/stress cause sharp chest pain above your heart area?

Chest Pain Causes: Yes, anxiety and stress can cause a sensation of pain in the left chest. Howeever, you should be seen by a doctor to rule out one of the more serious causes of chest pain. ...Read more

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Pain on left side close to heart area. What can it be?

Pain on left side close to heart area. What can it be?

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

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What do you advise if heart area feels un comfortable! Help!?

What do you advise if heart area feels un comfortable! Help!?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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

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I need to know what's this sharp pain in my heart area?

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

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What would cause the feeling of an air bubble in the area of the heart?

What would cause the feeling of an air bubble in the area of the heart?

Several possibilites: Hiatal hernia
gerd
esophageal dysfunction
rarely, blocked coronary artery causing angina or heart attack. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pressure in heart area & palphitaions for last 10 days?

What to do if I have pressure in heart area & palphitaions for last 10 days?

Diagnosis?: An accurate diagnosis is the cornerstone of therapy. You need an evaluation of your heart, its electrical activity, structure, and function. ...Read more

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What can be the consequences a small area of ischemia at the apex of the heart?

What can be the consequences a small area of ischemia at the apex of the heart?

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

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Intermittent, mild vibrations over left chest/heart area with no pain. What could be causing this?

Intermittent, mild vibrations over left chest/heart area with no pain. What could be causing this?

Could be muscle: Spasms in the chest wall from anxiety or stress provided that rythm disturbance of the heart ruled out. See your doctor. I hope this helps. If you want to talk more about this contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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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

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At first I was getting sharp pain around the heart area occasionally. But now the pain is just constant.?

At first I was getting sharp pain around the heart area occasionally. But now the pain is just constant.?

Check with your doc: This could be muscle or arthritic pain in chest or inflammation of the covering of heart or lungs. It could also be nerve pain from arthritis in the neck (cervical pain). While less likely to be angina pain, it should be discussed with and evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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For 3 days I have had a warm sensation (like something thick and warm spilt on me) around my heart area or below.?

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

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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'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...?

Probably nothing but: It may be nothing. Sometimes anxiety or premature heart beats can be perceived as weird feelings. However talk to your doctor to see if any further tests are required for further reassurance. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Tachycardia: Several things can cause your heart rate to be irregular, most of the time it is nonspecific and benign. Discuss with your doctor about getting a holter monitor. It's a small device you wear for 24-48 hours and it continuously records your heart rate and rhythm. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Sound like not: Related to heart. Musculoskletal pain such as costhocondritis. Take some Ibuprofen if you have no problem with your stomach. If it persist see your local doctor. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Anxiety: 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