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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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Chest pain, arms back pain. Ekg good, cholesterol good, Dr days hearts fine. Nervous about the heart attack and PE. 38 year old healthy female

Chest pain, arms back pain. Ekg good, cholesterol good, Dr days hearts fine. Nervous about the heart attack and PE. 38 year old healthy female

Too nervous?: Sounds like neurotic chest pain that can simulate heart attack. Lighten up and have fun and if everything is healthy as you say, the pain will go away. ...Read more

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I have pain in chest and back?

I have pain in chest and back?

Pain: Lots of possible causes for those pains. More information needed to speculate on cause. ...Read more

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Pain in chest and back after catching self with one hand from falling while bus did sudden turn, why could have occurred?

Multiple things: Hard to tell without a physical exam, but you could have caused some muscle spasms leading to this feeling, jarred your costocondral or costovertebral joints, subluxed a rib/ribs, jammed your shoulder causing pain to entire shoulder girdle, or irritated a nerve in your neck or back with radicular signs. Again, difficult to tell, but if you are concerned and its not getting better, see your doc. ...Read more

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Have pnemonia am a health care aid have stabbing pain in chest and back when coughing only been two days when should I return to work?

Have pnemonia am a health care aid have stabbing pain in chest and back when coughing only been two days when should I return to work?

Ask doc.: Pneumonia is a serious illness. Fatigue is common. You don't want to overexert, and need to rest to get allow the body to fight off infection quickly. Talk to your doc and ask about light duty. Aids work really hard, and you should not go back to full duty yet. ...Read more

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Extreme pain in chest and back when breathing, yawning, coughing and sneezing. What does this indicate?

Extreme pain in chest and back when breathing, yawning, coughing and sneezing. What does this indicate?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thotoughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference between having a heart attack or an anxiety attack? I have been having pain in chest and back...just to name a few

How can I tell the difference between having a heart attack or an anxiety attack? I have been having pain in chest and back...just to name a few

See your PCP: Anxiety can often present like a heart attack and many people end up in the ER because they don't know. It can be very frightening, but the only way to know for sure is to be checked by a doctor. If your heart is fine, you may want to consider the level of stress in your life or if anything in particular is worrying you, large or small. Talking to a professional can help you figure this out. ...Read more

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Pain in chest and back when I take a deep breath in and when I exhale fully. Back pain is like where my lungs are. Chest pain to the left. Ideas why?

Rib dislocation: Could be a rib dislocation or possibly costochondritis (inflammation of where the ribs and cartilage meet). I would recommend seeing a osteopathic physician to see if they can correct the rib issue. Many times they can place the rib back in proper alignment. Make sure you see a do that does manipulation as their main practice, they are the best. ...Read more

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Having really sore pain in chest and back of chest under shoulder blade what is this?

Having really sore pain in chest and back of chest under shoulder blade what is this?

Heart? Ribs? Spine?: A person with aches at the chest, rib cage, and shoulder can see her doctor to be evaluated. Pains can come from a heart problem (serious!), neck and shoulder muscles, the ribs and their joints, the lungs inside the chest, etc... If one feels her pain is coming from the heart, has a chest tightness, some difficulty breathing, or has past heart disease, she can go to the E.R. By ambulance. ...Read more

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3 months after C-section relly bad gas pain in chest and back and dizziness is this normal? How long do it take to totally recover to normal?

You should already: Be recovered, could be from your other medical problems please call your pcp as u need a workup for these problems which may not be related to the c-section. ...Read more

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I am trying to find out about trapped gas. I went ER with severe pain in chest and back. Xray was fine, EKG was fine. 2 weeks later came again.?

I am trying to find out about trapped gas. I went ER with severe pain in chest and back. Xray was fine, EKG was fine. 2 weeks later came again.?

Change Diet-: If you think your pains are due to "trapped gas", then you need to consider to change your eating habits, and evaluate your digestive system. Advice to consult a gastroenterologist as well. ...Read more

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What can I do?, sharp back and chest pain!?

What can I do?, sharp back and chest pain!?

ASAP Eval: Extreme chest pain needs to evaluated as soon as possible. Have it evaluated and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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Wen I do exercise than my back & chest pain?

Wen I do exercise than my back & chest pain?

Need more details...: This could be simple muscle strain or any number of other things, some of which could be serious. Pain is never normal--it is a warning signal and should be evaluated, especially if it persists. If you have accompanying shortness of breath, palpitations, or lightheadedness, do not continue to exercise and certainly see a physician ASAP. ...Read more

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What is the causes of chest and back chest pain?

What is the causes of chest and back chest pain?

There are over: Twenty different diagnoses that can give you chest and back pain. To differentiate them you will need a thorough history, examination and laboratory testing. See a health care professional for this. ...Read more

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What can cause right side chest pain that radiates to the back?

Chest pain: There is a wide range of possible causes for such a pain. Heart, aorta, gall bladder, gut, chest wall and others are just a few of them. See your doctor if evaluation is needed ...Read more

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What can I do for centre chest pain that goes through to the back?

Get evaluated for: Starters as this could be many different things...Some potentially significant. ...Read more

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What could cause chest pain on the right side of my chest radiating to the back?

What could cause chest pain on the right side of my chest radiating to the back?

When does it occur?: Could be many things, depends on the character, timing and what brings it on. Could be lung inflammation, rib or chest wall muscle pain, shingles, your stomach, liver, pancreas or your gall bladder. It might even be your heart if it occurs with exertion and goes away with rest (dextrocardia?). You need to have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having chest pain on the right side which also effects my back what could that be?

Several things: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What is the common cause for chest pain? I woke up this morning feeling chest pain and also my back.

Multiple causes: This could be chest strain or more critically an MI. Be assessed with investigations as required. All the best. ...Read more

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I am have chest pain its like someone is sitting on my chest it goes in to my back so idk what it could be?

I am have chest pain its like someone is sitting on my chest it goes in to my back so idk what it could be?

IDK either, call 911: Chest pain that's described as someone sitting on your chest w/pain going thru to back needs to be evaluated immediately/emergently. Never go online for something like this hoping for someone to answer. Call 911 or your local emergency services. Don't drive b/c you may pass out on way to ER. Unlock front door so they won't have to break it down in case you do pass out. And take full size aspirin. ...Read more

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Woke up with strange chest pain which goes into back comes and goes only lasts seconds. I'm 30 feels sharp like a knife?

Pleurisy: Sharp fleeting pain is usually inflammatory in etiology, such as pleurisy or costochondritis. This is even more likely if the pain become sharper on a deep breath. See your provider to get this checked out further ...Read more

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Been having left chest pain and on back of left scalpa I lift weights and do cardio could this pain be possible due to weight trainning?

Been having left chest pain and on back of left scalpa I lift weights and do cardio could this pain be possible due to weight trainning?

Most likely: Given your age, gender and level of fitness, the most likely cause is "musculoskeletal", that is related to the tendons, bones and muscles in your body; rather than your heart itself. This is especially suggested by the pain being present with lifting weights "isometric", which usually doesn't strain the heart itself.
Visit your doctor, to screen for more serious, but unusual causes. ...Read more