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What is causes of precordial catch syndrome?

What is causes of precordial catch syndrome?

Precordial catch : Precordial catch syndrome is a benign condition seen in children and adolescents that can mimic a heart attack. Taking deep breaths can cause precordial pain and can last for up to 30 minutes. ...Read more

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Hello, i believe I have precordial catch syndrome, should the symptoms go away after working out for a couple of months once i'm used to working out?

Hello, i believe I have precordial catch syndrome, should the symptoms go away after working out for a couple of months once i'm used to working out?

I bet you're right: Used to just be "the stitch". Common. This pathologist believes it's caused by the pleura folding over on itself, based on my experience that maximally inflating the lungs relieves it immediately. If this is knife-like and worst when your breathe in, you're called it right. If it ever really takes your breath away or otherwise doesn't seem trivial, see your physician. Glad you're working out. ...Read more

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Tests for heart problem all negative. Sharp pain in left side below breast, could it be precordial catch syndrome?

Tests for heart problem all negative. Sharp pain in left side below breast, could it be precordial catch syndrome?

Not common in : Adults. It's an intense, sharp, sudden onset and short duration pain at left side of chest near the nipple. Usually at rest. It's not a serious condition. Thought to be cause by localize cramping of muscle tissue. Consult your physician for better history and physical and proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is it possible to catch down syndrome?

Is it possible to catch down syndrome?

No: You are born with down syndrome, which is a defect in the chromosome material.You cannot catch it. ...Read more

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Hi, can you catch Gianotti-Crosti syndrome from another child?

Hi, can you catch Gianotti-Crosti syndrome from another child?

No: we do not know the exact cause but it appears to be a type of hypersensitivity reaction to a viral or bacterial process in the skin. It is not to our knowledge infectious. Hope this answers your question. Dr. R ...Read more

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I was told to look into hughes syndrome, what is it, and how do you catch it?

I was told to look into hughes syndrome, what is it, and how do you catch it?

More familiar name: This is better-known as antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, which can be seen in lupus or "just happens". An antibody against a molecular unit involved in blood clotting actually makes the cascade work too well. It's dangerous, and you will probably want to be treated by a specialist. ...Read more