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Pressure Behind Breastbone
Pain on the rift side behind breastbone. More like pressure than pain. None on left at all. Something to be worried about?
Doctor can evaluate: Any person with chest pain has to go to his doctor to be checked for a heart attack. That means not waiting at home to see if it becomes a bad heart attack. It may turn out to be stomach acid reflux, a lung problem like pneumothorax, or a bone or muscle problem like costochondritis, but the heart attack kills people. As the saying goes, "better safe than sorry", so a visit to the doctor is wisest. ...Read more
I'm on duromine 30, tonight suddenly my heat raced an felt like skipping, extremely dizzy, burning chest pressure behind eyes going to pg tomorrow?
I have a pain/pressure between my ribs in the center of my chest and stomach. Also aching behind my left knee. Been a couple of days. What's wrong? : (
Chest pain: Although the two areas you describe may not be part of a single diagnosis, if they are it has the potential to be very severe (blood clot in leg with clot thrown to lungs - pulmonary embolus/infarction). The best thing to do would be to go and get this checked out by a physician. Hope all is well and this is actually a minor problem. ...Read more
Chest pain behind sternum. Ecg heart enz echo cardiac ok. Dr say reflux with allergy. Should I worry about heart? Normal blood pressure and heart rate
Don't give up: It's normal to be concerned about your health, and to worry why you feel bad. The possibilities are numerous--ranging from acid reflux (i.e., heartburn) or a peptic ulcer to pancreatic or biliary disease ; even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Whatever the cause, you're appropriately anxious about it and should seek additional help. ...Read more
On Son breastbone feels like a smooth transition lump. He complains it hurts there, hurts to press and says heart hurts a lot and pressure to breath!
Breast bone swelling:
If he has not been injured. Chances are it is pectus carinatum which is abnormality of the breast bone and that is benign
he needs to be checked for injury
a benign breast bone abnormality will remain and the developing muscles will cover it
If he stops touching it it should not hurt ...Read more
Taken meds for stomach acid for two months, not really helping, still burning, fast stomach, feeling of pressure by mid breastbone, what can be probl?
Severe GERD: If you have failed medication management then you need to be evaluated by a gastroenterologist or surgeon that does egd. You could be eroding your esophageal lining and this can lead to precancerous cell development (barrett's). Good luck and I hope you are feeling better soon. ...Read more
Have occasional low blood pressure, dizziness after standing, and pulse often over 120. Also discomfort upon breathing under breastbone. Causes?
Lisinopril: Dizziness with standing with quickening of the pulse is normal for all healthy people if the the change in posture is sudden, especially from a squatting position or lying flat, but the sx are exaggerated by any degree of dehydration. Your lisinopril will also exaggerate it. If your sx are frequent, consider stopping lisinopril. If your sx are infrequent, determine if you need lis. For BP control. ...Read more
Depends: Treatment depends on causes of pain or pressure, it is best to see doctor for proper med and evaluation. ...Read more
Get checked out: The greatest concern is the possibility of a heart condition. This could be a musculoskeletal problem, but better to be safe than sorry. Discuss with your physician or go to the er. ...Read more
I could: If you broke a rib or two by the pressure...Have yourself checked by a physician. ...Read more
Anxiety shows itself: In may ways. One can mentally obsess over things that frighten the person or do behaviors to keep danger away, e. g, ritual behaviors, checking and re-checking. Physically there can be heart palpitations, shortness of breath, sweating, sleeplessness, etc. Please go to a mental health professional for support if you think you have an anxiety disorder. Please stay w/doc also. ...Read more
Need evaluation: This can be a lung problem. You will need to see your physician ...Read more
Rule out heart attak: If the chest pains are not just on inhalation, and there is not a tender spot on the chest wall that makes them worse, and they are not relieved by antacids, and this pain is unfamiliar, then a physician's office visit or emergency room visit is in order. Heart attack, pneumonia, lung infarct, and other dangerous things announce themselves as chest pain. ...Read more
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It's time to see Dr.: With only those words, "female having tons of pressure in my chest", one must see the doctor right away. The wisest thing to do is call 911. The paramedics have oxygen, medications, and can do an ekg. The E.R. Doctor can evaluate for a possible heart attack. Even if it is not a heart attack, the E.R. Usually can provide a diagnosis and begin treatment. ...Read more
Nonspecific symptoms: These are very nonspecific symptoms. Much more info is needed to make any sense of them. Heart problems rarely cause tingling. Anxiety is a very common cause of strange chest symptoms. But if the symptoms are worrisome, then a medical exam is warranted to rule out anything serious. ...Read more
I have center bottom chest pain, when I move it hurts. When I apply pressure it doesn't hurt. What should I do?
Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections, lung collapse), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. It is very unlikely that at 23 it is serious but should see a doctor to get more information ...Read more
Sometimes I have chest pain in the centre feels like pressure and it increases when I bend down what could it be?
Probably related: To your stomach, esophagus and intestines. Unlikely to be cardiac. ...Read more
Taking loestin 20 and got constant tightening/pressure pains in my back and chest. Could it be linked with the pill?
Lotensin (benazepril) c/p:
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Lotensin has been assoiciated with pancreatitis and gastritis. Would call you doctor tomorrow and let them know you may need another anti-hypertensive instead of lotensin (benazepril). ...Read more
Pressure in center of chest radiating to back. I am a 60 yr old woman, 5ft 4 in. And weigh 125lbs. What might this be?
You need an exam: Central chest pain can have benign and serious causes. Until you know you should get it checked out. Common causes of pain you describe run from heart related causes such as angina, aneurysms, to gastrointestinal such as ulcers, gall bladder, and reflux to musculoskeletal issues. This list is nowhere comprehensive. So while the cause might be more annoying than dangerous, it is important to check. ...Read more
Steady/mild chest pains/pressure that comes & go 4couple minutes every once in awhile? & sometimes its on left upper side?
Atypical: Most likely it's from chest wall strain --. ...Read more
I keep having an uncomfortable feeling in my chest, on the left side. It feels like an uncomfortable pressure. Please help me.
Possibly reflux: Obviously chest pain is associated with heart problems.Gastroesophageal reflux, acid coming up from stomach, is common cause of chest pain, "heart burn".Musculoskeletal contribution can cause chest pain with anterior cartilage (costochondritis) and muscle strain. Often with reflux related to meals. Should see physician for examination and testing for cause of pain. ...Read more
Why am I having pain in my chest cavity at random times? It feels as if pressure is being applied, this happens at random times.
Get a dull but brief pain or pressure in the center of my chest. Goes away but been experiencing it for a month everyday or so. I'm 19.
Needs evaluation.: For any chest symptom persisting for a month, a visit to your doctor would be appropriate. ...Read more
My son is 14yrs old, and sometimes he gets a sharp pain in the upper left side of his chest, it feels like if something is putting pressure.
Precordial Catch: Precordial catch syndrome (pcs), also known as texidor's twinge, is a common cause of chest pain complaints in children and adolescents. It also occurs, though less frequently, in adults. Pcs manifests itself as a very intense, sharp pain, typically at the left side of the chest, generally in the cartilage between the bones of the sternum and rib cage, which is worse when taking breaths. ...Read more
Bump on my chest. Hairy chest and ive never shaved it. I applied a hot towel with a little pressure several times. Now the bump has enlarged
I'm experiencing a gurgling sound from chest recently and some pressure in my chest for the last two days. It comes and goes. No sharp pains.
Go to see a card!: Don't wait, go to an er to have your heart checked asap! Best luck! ...Read more
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