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Doctor insights on: Pressure In Throat And Chest Caused By Lupus

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


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My mom has advanced lupus. Lately her blood pressure has been really high along with chest pain. Help?

My mom has advanced lupus. Lately her blood pressure has been really high along with chest pain. Help?

Lupus Nephropathy: I would have mom see her physician. Often, lupus can play a major rule in kidney failure either through the disease process itself ka lupus nephrtis, or caused by side effects of medications. As you know, lupus is a systemic problem. It cause several problems glomerulo -nephritis, IgA nephropathy rapidly progressive gn. She needs anti hypertensives such as Lasix (furosemide) or ace inhib. ...Read more

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My mom has advanced lupus. Lately her blood pressure has been really high and she's had chest pain. Will she be pkay?

SLE AND HI BP: This is either prednisone or other med related --- or it indicates kidney disease, which raises b p. It must be understood and properly treated. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my mom has lupus. & its really advanced, lately her blood pressure has been really high along with chest pain?

What do you suggest if my mom has lupus. & its really advanced, lately her blood pressure has been really high along with chest pain?

Complicated: Your excellent question is far too complex to address here as it involves her overall general health and the interactions of all her medicines, kidney function, and results of her tests. Please discuss your concerns with her rheumatologist or primary care doctor. If that isn't satisfactory, consider a second opinion. You live 4.5 miles from Boston: Mass General, Brigham & Womens - best around! ...Read more

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I recently had a sense like pressure in my chest that stretches out to under throat. It's not permanent and it occurs when i'm still. What's cause?

I recently had a sense like pressure in my chest that stretches out to under throat. It's not permanent and it occurs when i'm still. What's cause?

More likely anxiety: If this happens only when you are not active, it sounds more likely something psychological. Are you under a lot of stress? If you were older, i would have consider a cardiac problem. ...Read more

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My heart keeps pounding harshly at random times.Fast and causes a pressure in my chest and throat.Very uncomfortable and sharp stabs of pain sometimes?

My heart keeps pounding harshly at random times.Fast and causes a pressure in my chest and throat.Very uncomfortable and sharp stabs of pain sometimes?

Get a monitor: if you're passing out this could be serious otherwise it's likely benign. Getting a heart monitor will end this story for you. Also, cut down (or out) caffeine and energy drinks. ...Read more