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Pain In Upper Left Back And Chest
Jus dx w/lupus. Elev CRP hair loss low grade fevers at times. ANA 1:320. Pain in upper left back. Minor chest pain. Any ideas! ?
Feel pain n upper left back, side of chest when movin and takin deep breath also feel like not getn enuf air and always feel weird and tired. Causes?
Pleuritic chest pain: Pain in your chest, that occurs or gets worse when you take a deep breath, is referred to as pleuritic chest pain. Pleurisy, the most common cause, is due to inflammation of the linings of the lungs. Pleurisy usually resolved on its own, but taking nonsteroid-anti-inflammatory medicine such as ibuprofen, can be helpful. Pleuritic chest pain may also be caused by more serious conditions. ...Read more
Bronchitis & asthma improving on neb and prednisone and antibiotics, but now sharp pain upper left back and chest worse when i breath in? Worrisome?
Male, 42, Radiating pain in upper left back, left arm and sometimes left chest. Lasted a few weeks and went away with aspirin-back without aspirin.
36 M with clean cardiac echo stress and lipids. No risk factors. Pain in lower back and localized pain in upper left chest for 9 mths. Cardiac? Scared
Very unlikely: at age 36 and without risk factors (smoking, high BP, family history, diabetes, high cholesterol) you are at very low risk for coronary blockage. Throw in a normal stress Echo and the fact u have had pain for 9 months without heart attack, chance this is heart is minuscule. Check out my website http://CardioGauge.com for more about heart disease risk. Best wishes.... ...Read more
It depends: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal to respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF IT'S NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIATELY ...Read more
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