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Abdominàl pain, shortness breath, aneamic, back pain, bowel problems, blackouts and fatique over year. Colonoscopy and endoscopy clear what is it?

Abdominàl pain, shortness breath, aneamic, back pain, bowel problems, blackouts and fatique over year. Colonoscopy and endoscopy clear what is it?

Complex symptoms: There is not a way for us to diagnose this on-line. This portion of healthtap is to provide medical education - not for diagnosis. Clearly - this is not a simple issue - is there on- going work up? ...Read more

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Chest pain, shortness of breath fainting. What are these symptoms of?

Chest pain, shortness of breath fainting. What are these symptoms of?

Lots of things.: The differential diagnosis for these symptoms is very broad. However, there are a few very serious conditions that could be the cause of you problems. A full history and exam on you would be necessary to safely make a diagnosis. My advice would be to not mess around with this and get to a doc very, very soon. ...Read more

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I have chest pain, shortness of breath fainting. I mean they are sytoms then what, any suggestions?

I have chest pain, shortness of breath fainting. I mean they are sytoms then what, any suggestions?

Chest pain: You are having a lot of significant symptoms and I would recommend going to the emergency room for a cardiac workup. ...Read more

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4 week cough side back pain shortness of breath?

4 week cough side back pain shortness of breath?

Chest X-ray: I would send you for a chest x-ray to rule out pneumonia, empyema, and simultaneous pneumonia with chf. ...Read more

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Intermittent chest pain, shortness of breath sometimes, shakiness, what might this be?

Intermittent chest pain, shortness of breath sometimes, shakiness, what might this be?

Atypical chest pain: Unless a very strong family history of premature CAD or personal risk factors such as heavy smoking, Drug abuse or morbid obesity, recurrent CP associates with SOB and shakiness is a sign of atypical CP due to musculoskeletal origin or anxiety. If associated palpitation may consider valvular HD especially a mitral valve prolapse. ...Read more

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I'm having chest pain, shortness of breath and diarrhea? What wrong with me?

I'm having chest pain, shortness of breath and diarrhea? What wrong with me?

Pain and fainting: While it is not possible to make a diagnosis or give specific advice in these little text boxes, in general we take chest pain and shortness of breath seriously. You should see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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I get bad chest pain, shortness of breath, hard time breathing and dizzyness a lot lately. Why is this?

I get bad chest pain, shortness of breath, hard time breathing and dizzyness a lot lately. Why is this?

Not sure: But sound serious, so you should see your doctor to get your heart and lungs checked out. ...Read more

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I'm having chest pain shortness of breath heart hurting?

I'm having chest pain shortness of breath heart hurting?

Go to the ER: These are symptoms that need to be evaluated by a doctor. They are consistent with severe heart or lung conditions. Do yourself a favor and head to your local emergency department. ...Read more

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I am suffering from severe back pain, shortness of breath and am coughing up a little blood. What should I do?

I am suffering from severe back pain, shortness of breath and am coughing up a little blood. What should I do?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Chest and back pain, shortness of breath has been consistent for the past few hours. Should I go to the ER or is it not a big deal?

Chest and back pain, shortness of breath has been consistent for the past few hours. Should I go to the ER or is it not a big deal?

Chest pain and sob: This combination is always worth getting checked out. While it can be due to musculoskeletal causes in the chest wall it can also be serious problems like pulmonary embolus. ...Read more

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Chest pain shortness of breath and when I sleep sometimes wake witha panic and feel like I can't breath so I have to get put of bed?

Chest pain shortness of breath and when I sleep sometimes wake witha panic and feel like I can't breath so I have to get put of bed?

Night time: Panic, or dream anxiety disorder, or sleep apnea with gasping arousals. Please see you family doctor for a physical and referrals to the necessary specialists to determine your diagnosis and the most effective treatments. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Chest pain, shortness of breath, a little bradychardia (61bpm).Last week catheterism showed all normal. Pain continues, lungs ok, I feel like blood flavour. I'm desperate, what could that be?

Chest pain, shortness of breath, a little bradychardia (61bpm).Last week catheterism showed all normal. Pain continues, lungs ok, I feel like blood flavour. I'm desperate, what could that be?

CAD: If work up for coronary artery disease, including cath, is normal then it is possible that you could have esophageal disease: reflux with aspiration and/or esophageal spasm. It is also possible to have small vessels coronary artery disease (rare) for which you need to have a vo2 max stress test. ...Read more

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Headache dizziness coughing neck pain shortness of breath?

Headache dizziness coughing neck pain shortness of breath?

Seasonal flu: Seasonal flu is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g. Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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US showed 2x1x1 cm dense calcific mass on anterior sternum. Pain, shortness of breath. 35 yo female. Possibilities?

US showed 2x1x1 cm dense calcific mass on anterior sternum. Pain, shortness of breath. 35 yo female. Possibilities?

Get a CT scan: Possibilities: CHONDROSARCOMA, OSTEOSARCOMA, PECTUS DEFORIMITY, RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS, OSTEOMYELITIS, ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS. Do not wait. See someone right away and get a cat scan. ...Read more

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Woke up at 4am with chest pain & shortness of breath. Went to ER & all the tests were neg. I drink a lot of caffeine, could it be that? 1st time ever.

Woke up at 4am with chest pain & shortness of breath. Went to ER & all the tests were neg. I drink a lot of caffeine, could it be that? 1st time ever.

It could be: The good news is the cardiac work-up was negative n the ed. Now you need to follow-up with your pcp to figure out what the probable cause is. Decreasing your excessive caffeine intake can be the first step in a healthier future. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What could these symptoms indicate? Nausea, chest tightness/pain, shortness of breath, side pain.

What could these symptoms indicate? Nausea, chest tightness/pain, shortness of breath, side pain.

Many possibilities: heart problems, esophagus disorders, musculoskeletal pain, gallbladder dysfunction, kidney stones, blood clot to the lung, asthma or reactive airways flair up. The list is long. A good history giving session with an interested physician would be most helpful. It all depends upon this history as to how aggressively and quickly you need to look into this. Sign up to Healthtap and see if we cant help ...Read more

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Can gallbladder attack replicate heart symptoms? Chest pain, shortness of breath etc?

Can gallbladder attack replicate heart symptoms? Chest pain, shortness of breath etc?

Yes: Yes. It is not unusual for a patient presenting with heart attack like symptoms, to ultimately be found to have gallstones or other gastrointestinal disorder after cardiac is ruled out. ...Read more

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I spit blood never happen to me before also having chest pain shortness of breath dizziness?

I spit blood never happen to me before also having chest pain shortness of breath dizziness?

See a doctor soon: Luckily, most blood that is coughed up is from swallowed blood from the nose. However, with your other symptoms you may have pneumonia, asthma, or even tuberculosis (although unlikely). Time to see your dr! ...Read more

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US showed calcific mass on anterior sturnum 2x1x1cm. CT showed nothing. Pain. Shortness of breath. Possibilities?

Mgt: The HRCT is a more definitive image of the lungs when diagnosing a mass. If you have symptoms associated, a further evaluation can be performed. ...Read more

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Woke up with sharp chest/heart pain, shortness of breath and hands getting cold. What causes this? And is this normal? Got better later on in the day.

Woke up with sharp chest/heart pain, shortness of breath and hands getting cold. What causes this? And is this normal? Got better later on in the day.

Hard to say: Are you using drugs, alcohol, or other recreational aids? Lf you're otherwise healthy, my first thought would be anxiety. If it's more complicated, you should see your doc for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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