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Pleuritic Chest Pain Differential
Many things: Many things can cause non-cardiac chest pain. Anxiety and stress, esophageal disorders, stomach disorders, reflux disease, pulmonary diseases like copd, asthma, pleuritis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, herpes zoster, costrochondritis, just to name a few. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Many possibilities: Wow - this might be nothing, or it could be a catastrophe. Sure, that narrows it down, right? Without more information it is pointless to speculate. I suggest that if you are concerned at all about the pain you see your doctor. If you are not, just know that it could be something serious - so in the end, it is safest to get evaluated. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Chest wall pain: Chest wall pain is very common ie with lifting or straining. Costochondritis defines an area of pain and inflammation on the breast bone area. Sometimes a late sequela of a pulmonary infection. The worst cause would be pulmonary infarct causing pleurisy or pain worse with breathing. ...Read more
Depends: It's hard for me to imagine the pain of a collapsed lung ( I have not have one) but i can imagine the sob. In sinus problem you cough and can cause pain, even rib fracture which was ruled out by xr. I can also cause sudden pulls on the intercostals, hence chest wall pain. The inflammation from the same cause as the sinus problem, even viral etiology, can cause pleurisy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Possibilities...: If the left chest pain increases with cough and deep breathing, then it is likely related to the other symptoms. If this is the case, the likely diagnoses are bronchitis vs pneumonia. Often, the only way to tell the difference is via chest x-ray. If the left chest pain does not increase w/ above maneuvers, see a doctor today so cardiac etiology can be ruled out. Go to er if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Office Visit: An office visit with your health care provider is needed to further evaluate these symptoms. ...Read more
Rib pain while under blanket or anything covering me. other symptoms while out. Breathlessness. Chest pain rib pain back/lung pain EKG neg same w xray?
This is concerning: You are very young for pulmonary and cardiac causes but it's very good these were evaluated.It"s not surprising they were negative.Further evaluation is still appropriate i.e.: PFT's, Chest CT and Echo.Presuming your tests remain negative in those specialities,there is a concern for Complex regional pain syndrome & a nerve block w?desensitization therapy is Rx.For possible costochrondritis try PT. ...Read more
Random chest pain. Pain under left rib cage, sore to touch. Random left shoulder blade pain. Neck pain. Ekg and blood normal. "too young 4 heart prob"?
Long stabbing right chest pain intermitten w/ back pain opposit. EKG,echo,Est,u-sound,chest xray normal. Costochondritist on?
Questions: sounds like costochondral pain is a possibility ...Read more
See below: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and shoulder pain. You can also get neck pain from a muscle strain. In some cases neck and shoulder pain could be related to your heart so be sure to see you physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Heart palpitations teeth pain jaw pain left arm shoulder pain chest pain stomach burns pain in left ribcage belching feel like can't catch breath ?
Five second pain across center of chest between breasts. Momentary pain above right breast. Upper back shoulder pain. Chest pain related or cardiac?
Usually not cardiac.: If only five sec then usually not cardiac. Cardiac is lasting into the minutes and can be related with activity. This could also be skeletal pain. If continues i would go to family md. If pain becomes worse or persistent then to the er to make sure no serious issues. Need to determine any other symptoms and risk factors as well. ...Read more
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