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Has a pain ni chest when walking fast in the cold, which stops as soon as he stops. What do you think it is?

Has a pain ni chest when walking fast in the cold, which stops as soon as he stops. What do you think it is?

Get checked: Any chest pain that is associated with exertion and goes away with rest must be considered a sign of possible heart disease. Other things can do it, especially with an association with cold weather. But anyone with this symptom should be seen. ...Read more

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Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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Is chest pain more concerning when walking or resting?

Is chest pain more concerning when walking or resting?

All chest pain: Must be taken seriously. If the pain occurs predictably whenever you walk it is quite concerning for heart disease. It is also more concerning when associated with sweating, nausea, shortness of breath, arm, back or jaw pain. If pain at rest is new or associated with these symptoms hear disease also must be considered. ...Read more

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CHEST PAIN WHEN WALKING RUNNING AND UP STAIRS?

CHEST PAIN WHEN WALKING RUNNING AND UP STAIRS?

See Dr. ASAP: You may be giving yourself a "stress test" so get into the Dr asap to assess your cardiac status/function and assure your heart is stable. Best wishes. ...Read more

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All of a sudden left side chest pain worser when walking around but I can feel it when sitting but not as bad and then along with left thigh numbness ?

All of a sudden left side chest pain worser when walking around but I can feel it when sitting but not as bad and then along with left thigh numbness ?

Left sided chest pai: You did not give your age left sided chest pain which is worse on walking suggests that you may have angina pectoris, which is caused by partial blockage of coronaro arteries due to elevated cholesterol over the years called atherosclerosis, when you do any kind of exertion heart needs more oxygen and due to the blockage you get chest pain.It is a serious symptom and you need to see a cardiologist. ...Read more

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Sharp left Chest pain when walking fast or uphill. Goes away when resting. Chest can hurt to touch also. Is this definitely heart related?

Sharp left Chest pain when walking fast or uphill. Goes away when resting. Chest can hurt to touch also. Is this definitely heart related?

It is unlikely for: a young woman to have heart disease as a cause of chest pain. Especially if the pain is reproducible by touching the chest. Heart pain is usually dull and squeezing like a tooth ache and very rarely sharp or stabbing. Overall, it is unlikely that this symptom is heart related. Ask your health care provider to check it out and confirm. ...Read more

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Could I have angina at 25? Chest pain when walking sometimes in back and goes away when sitting. I've had stress test, MRI, echos, treadmill. All clea

Could I have angina at 25? Chest pain when walking sometimes in back and goes away when sitting. I've had stress test, MRI, echos, treadmill. All clea

PFTs: I would also suggest having a pulmonary function test completed before and after exercise. Exercise broncho constriction may be one cause of your symptoms.
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I'm having chest pain when walking, shopping, housework. Is it possible I have syndrome x or coronary spasm? Had cardiac MRI, treadmill. Echo...

I'm having chest pain when walking, shopping, housework. Is it possible I have syndrome x or coronary spasm? Had cardiac MRI, treadmill. Echo...

Many causes: Chest pain often is associated with cardiac disease. However musculoskeletal injury or inflammation involving rib or muscle can cause pain. Gastroesophageal reflux is probably the most common cause of chest pain. Have you had work up for GI causes of pain? ...Read more

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I'm pregnant and i start having a sharp back and chest pain only when walking or when my body moves. Is this normal?

I'm pregnant and i start having a sharp back and chest pain only when walking or when my body moves. Is this normal?

Multifactorial: Could be due to several reasons, but best evaluated by your physician soon to ensure that nothing is missed. ...Read more

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I am felling chest pain when i am walking and pain also severe to my arms my blood pressure is 110/80 what should i do?

110/80: I doubt blood pressure is the cause of chest pain.
You MUST have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
Hard for me to know the outcome but I would appreciate hearing from your Emergency doctor! ...Read more

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Constant chest pain happens at night mostly lately when I'm walking I'll get a stroke of pain in my chest that sores from my chest to my head ?

Constant chest pain happens at night mostly lately when I'm walking I'll get a stroke  of pain in my chest that sores from my chest to my head ?

Ooh!: You certainly want to see your doc to have this checked out. You are young and you do not want to into any serious trouble. No reason to wait. Check with your doc ASAP and do not obtain answers on the internet. ...Read more

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I'm. 40 years old. I had a chest pain and shore of breth I never had before. I try to walk and got very dizzie. Next day my chest feeld sore. Worry?

I'm. 40 years old. I had a chest pain and shore of breth I never had before. I try to walk and got very dizzie. Next day my chest feeld sore. Worry?

Yes: You have enough symptoms to be rightfully concerned. Hopefully, your symptoms may turn up to be inconsequential. However, you need to be evaluated by a physician for diagnosis and treatment. Relieving your symptoms can be by medicine, surgery or observation/advisory in nature. ...Read more

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I'm 51 and I have chest pain, fatigue and gas for the past 8 hours after walking/jogging 3.5 miles. Should I be worried?

I'm 51 and I have chest pain, fatigue and gas for the past 8 hours after walking/jogging 3.5 miles.  Should I be worried?

Go to the Emergency : Your symptoms are very concerning and you should go to the nearest Emergency Department ...Read more

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Come back from walk and rested , felt like I had a really bad palpitation but it was just below chest lasted 10 Seconds no chest pain bit worried?

Come back from walk and rested , felt like I had a really bad palpitation but it was just below chest lasted 10
Seconds no chest pain bit worried?

Probably nothing....: given that you are young and presumably otherwise with no comorbidities, feeling your heart beat after exercise can be normal. Normal response to exercise is increased heart rate. That may have been perceived by u as palpitations; or u could have an extra early beat or two- APC or PVC. If it happens more and/or longer duration, see MD ...Read more

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When I run or walk fast and for long time, I have a bit chest pain but not always. Is it associated with Propranolol 20 I take everyday? Is it MVP?

When I run or walk fast and for long time, I have a bit chest pain but not always. Is it associated with Propranolol 20 I take everyday? Is it MVP?

Chest pain & MVP: Are you on the Propranolol because of episodes of irregular heart beat related to your MVP? Folks with MVP can experience some chest discomfort with exercise. Make sure you discuss with your heart doctor. Could consider stress test to see if chest pain with exercise might be related other problem. Good luck. ...Read more

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I am 27, male. I walk 5 kms a day for exercise purpose. Off late i am getting immense chest pain on left side. What can be reason. My ECG is normal.

I am 27, male. I walk 5 kms a day for exercise purpose. Off late i am getting immense chest pain on left side. What can be reason. My ECG is normal.

Many reasons for: Chest pain. It can be related to an injury to the chest wall, inflammation of the heart muscle or sac(pericardium) surrounding the heart. It can be related to irritation of your food pipe(esophagus). It can be related to irritation of the lung or lining around the lung(pleural lining). But to be able to better guide you, more information is necessary. ...Read more

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Chest pain after walking fast or upon lifting heavy &exercising at times even as I rest. Always on the left side only. Pain is moderate to severe.why?

Chest pain after walking fast or upon lifting heavy &exercising at times even as I rest. Always on the left side only. Pain is moderate to severe.why?

DoTheBest4YourChest: You ask "Why." I'll answer with another "Why" question: Why don't you call your doctor,or someone else's doctor and go in for a face-to-face where the specifics of your situation can be discussed and maybe a few tests done.There are many things that can cause what you describe but I don't want to scare you 'cause at your age they are rare and you'll probably do fine.But why take a chance?Call now. ...Read more

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I have been having issues with a sort of strange chest pain when i walk quickly and i noticed that when sitting my legs get tingly?

I have been having issues with a sort of strange chest pain when i walk quickly and i noticed that when sitting my legs get tingly?

Go see your Dr : And have an ekg done to check for heart disease (less likely bec of your young age). Your chest pain is likely from musculoskeletal pain , anxiety or stress related. Take care! ...Read more

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I don't have chest pain no shortness of breath just if i walk a little my heartbeat vey fast and hard. I just gotten over a p e going on 4 months?

I don't have chest pain no shortness of breath just if i walk a little my heartbeat vey fast and hard. I just gotten over a p e going on 4 months?

You need to be reche: You should check with your doctor.With your history of pe and rapid heart beat on walking need to be reevaluated, you need an ekg, mau be blood test and may be other tests if needed to find out what is wrong with you. ...Read more

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Still worried about chest pain and nausea all day long. Exhaustion after walk. GP says all anxiety.

Still worried about chest pain and nausea all day long.  Exhaustion after walk. GP says all anxiety.

Sounds like you are: worried that your physician has missed a medical problem. Did you have a medical workup? If you had a comprehensive evaluation and there was no evidence of medical cause - the symptoms could be related to either your major depression or your anxiety disorder. ...Read more

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My heart rate seems to start beating really fast and hard even after walking a couple of feet. Accompanied with occasional chest pain. ?

My heart rate seems to start beating really fast and hard even after walking a couple of feet. Accompanied with occasional chest pain. ?

Chest pain: You don't say your age, but anytime I hear of someone who has chest pain accompanied by palpitations, especially with exertion, alarm bells ring in my head. You need to see your doctor immediately, or if you are having more chest pain go to the emergency room. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read more

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Whenever i walk first or climb the staircase, i easily get tired and feeling shortness of breath and chest pain. What is happening to me?

Whenever i walk first or climb the staircase, i easily get tired and feeling shortness of breath and chest pain. What is happening to me?

See your doc: At 21 you should not have these symptoms unless you are very out of shape. If this is a new symptom you need to be evaluated.
Tell this story to your doctor. You may need a stress test, you definately need to be examined. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, can scoliosis cause chest pain ? I had Spina bifida as a child and operated on when born ,walk slightly with curved back. Thankyou

Hi doctors, can scoliosis cause chest pain ? I had Spina bifida as a child and operated on when born ,walk slightly with curved back.
Thankyou

Neuromuscular : scoliosis causes chest pain. SB is a neuromuscular condition that causes muscle weakness, spasticity or paralysis, making them unable to support the spine, resulting in scoliosis. If not fused in adolescence, scoliosis can progress in adulthood. Premature arthritis of SB includes the spine & worsens with age. Spinal cord tethering can occur at any age. See your SB team for evaluation & treatment ...Read more

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Pain in chest with impact of walking and severe headache, bit by tick two weeks ago but tested negative for lyme. When to follow up new symptoms?

Pain in chest with impact of walking and severe headache, bit by tick two weeks ago but tested negative for lyme. When to follow up new symptoms?

Lyme disease: Do not know how you were tested, but antibody tests may not become positive until 10-14 days later, and if you have symptoms compatible with Lyme disease you should be treated. See an infectious diseases expert ASAP. Hope that you turn out not to have this. ...Read more

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Heart rate high 120 at rest...can't do any activity ..when walk a little have to stop .sometimes chest pain and sweat ..I take diltazem240 not help

Heart rate high 120 at rest...can't do any activity ..when walk a little have to stop .sometimes chest pain and sweat ..I take diltazem240 not help

Congestive heart fai: For how long you had these symptoms. You are describing typical symptoms of congestive heart failure.
A Heart rate of 120 is very abnormal, if is irregular you may have uncontrolled atrial fibrillation.
You should see a cardiologist, like today, or go to an ER,now.
Do not waist time, as other conditions may be present.
You may require cardiac cardioversion.l ...Read more

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Chest pain & palpitations for while now happens after I smoke too. Palpitations when I exert myself like walking. Drink 2 big cups coffees day. Ideas?

Chest pain & palpitations for while now happens after I smoke too. Palpitations when I exert myself like walking. Drink 2 big cups coffees day. Ideas?

At the risk of: stating the OBVIOUS....cut down on coffee and stop smokling!

The "pain" is somewhat concerning since coronary artery disease is RARE in females at your age STILL an exercise test may be indicated!

Hope this helps
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Chest Pain (Definition)

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