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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


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I have been suffering from chest pain for 15yrs! It began when I was 18 years old. I was told its anxiety/costo. Pain is reproducible and no breathlessness, but HDL is155. My stress echo was perfect 5 years ago. Thoughts?

Rotoscoliosis: You may have rotoscoliosis -- an abnormal bend in your backbone causing chest and truncal stress and strain and pain -- if this is so, you need to do the best you can but you would need to take Ibuprofen for pain as needed -- exercise and keeping your weight down will help. ...Read more

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Right sided chest pain all day. I could reproduce it. Upper back pain.1 left side chest pain, same as right side. Can't reproduce. Doc says heart ok.

Myofascial pain: You might be able to find tender knots and ropes in chest and upper back muscles. Suggest seeing a specialist who knows about myofascial pain. Most of the pain in the body comes from injury to muscle and fascia, and the inflammation in the injured tissue that comes from food that is not good for us.
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Chest pain?

Chest pain?

Huh?: That is not a question. What about chest pain would you like to know? There are a lot of causes, some serious and some minor. ...Read more

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Acute chest pain?

Acute chest pain?

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 more

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What cause chest pain?

What cause chest pain?

Many: There are many things that can cause chest pain, but usually it is acid reflux, arthritis of the ribs, anxiety, & much less commonly hardening of the arteries or inflammation of the heart coverings = pericarditis, tumors, splitting apart of the main outflow blood vessel of the heart = aortic dissection. Get checked out by your primary care doctor or a cardiologist. Hrs, md www. Thepmc. Org. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain?

What causes chest pain?

Lots of things,: Chest pain causes could range from minor things such as strained muscles or heartburn to serious ones like a heart attack or a pulmonary embolism. It should be checked out by a physician. ...Read more

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I am having chest pain?

I am having chest pain?

Chest Pain -See Doc?: When to see a doctor?

How do you know when you need medical help for chest pain? It's not always easy to tell. Helpful simple quiz:

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Chest pain on left side?

Many different: Possibilities. ..Usually benign in younger patients but further evaluation with your physician is always a good idea. ...Read more

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Why do I have chest pain?

Why do I have chest pain?

Chest pain: Chest pain is not normal. There are many causes. Angina is a term we use for pain caused by inadequate blood flow to the heart muscle. To know why you have chest pain you need to see a physician. Could be musculoskeletal but heart consideration should be ruled out. ...Read more

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Chest pain in the middle.?

Chest pain in the middle.?

Depends on factors: Chest discomfort behind the breastbone can be from many causes. For example, spontaneous, sharp, evanescent chest discomfort with breathing has different implications than effort chest pressure associated with other symptoms. Age and risk factors are important as well. Most prudent to get a formal evaluation to avoid minimizing what may be a more serious underlying cause. ...Read more

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What can cause chest pain?

What can cause chest pain?

Many things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes my chest pain?

What causes my chest pain?

Multiple: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. ...Read more

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My chest pain when I smoke?

Angina! Stop smoking!: This is a warning sign that you have structural heart damage (HEART DISEASE) that is probably caused by smoking tobacco products. Smoking tobacco releases toxins, in addition to nicotine, which causes damage to the vessels around the heart. The instantaneous "spasm" of blood vessels limits blood flow to the heart muscle, causing chest pain. Your body is trying to tell you something. See a doctor! ...Read more

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I have a serious chest pain?

I have a serious chest pain?

?: If you have serious chest pain, please call 911, go the er, and stop messing with your computer! ...Read more

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Chest pain over a month now?

Chest pain over a month now?

Chest pain: I don't know what your cardiac cath showed. If it showed no blockage the pain is most likely not angina. There are other things that cause chest pain. Even a bad gallbladder can do it. I would suggest returning to your doctor and letting them know you still have pain. ...Read more

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Right chest pain (sometime)?

Right chest pain (sometime)?

Multiple: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. ...Read more

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What to do about chest pain?

What to do about chest pain?

When to see a doc?: When to see a doctor?

How do you know when you need medical help for chest pain? It's not always easy to tell. Helpful simple quiz:

http://edition. Cnn. Com/HEALTH/help. At.home/chest. Pain/content. Html ...Read more

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How to deal with chest pain?

Depends on cause: Chest pain can be from the inflammation/trauma chest wall, from problems with your heart, or from the diseases of the lungs&pleura. The treatment will depend on what is causing the pain. That is how we deal with it. If you have chest pain you should consult your doctor ...Read more

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What can I do for chest pain?

Depends: What you do depend on the cause. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I have chest pain. What is it?

I have chest pain. What is it?

Don't know.: If you have chest pain or pressure, radiating down left arm, shortness of breath, weakness - then get emergency care. ...Read more

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What is midsternal chest pain?

What is midsternal chest pain?

Chest pain: Pain in the center of the chest, middle of the breastbone. Many possible causes but most concerning is cardiac pain. Other possibilities include G.I., musculoskeletal. Chest pain should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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What is causing my chest pain?

What is causing my chest pain?

Several: Look at the cartoon for some causes of chest pain. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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How can you relieve chest pain?

How can you relieve chest pain?

CP: Chest pain due to heart diasese is called cardiac chest pain. Causes are depicted in the cartoon. Signs and symptoms and treatment vary with the cause of chest pain. ...Read more

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Why do I have right chest pain?

Why do I have right chest pain?

Many causes: Right sided chest pain has many causes. Musculoskelal reasons include muscle injury and costochondritis, inflammation of anterior rib ending. Inflammation of the pleural tissues (pleuritis)can cause pain in the right side. Gallbladder attacks, ge reflux, hepatitis, sometimes cardiac, viral infection, pancreatitis are other causes. Consult your physician if persists for physical exam and therapy. ...Read more

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What is constricting chest pain?

What is constricting chest pain?

Just a description: Constricting chest pain is a term health providers use to describe the location or type of the pain. Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. ...Read more

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What does chest pain symbolizes?

Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. ...Read more

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Will slouching cause chest pain?

Will slouching cause chest pain?

CP: Chest pain can be due to- heart attacks, aneurysm, pericarditis, pleurisy, pneumonia, acid reflux, 'gas', esophagitis, pulmonary embolism, gall bladder disease, costochondritis, rib fractures, cancers etc. Get evaluated. ...Read more

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What to do for chest pain at 49?

See Doctor: If your chest pain is persistent, go to the ER. However, if it has subsided see your physicians as soon as possible to exclude coronary disease. ...Read more

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Chest pain, what are the causes?

Chest pain, what are the causes?

Chest pain: Chest pain can be anything from a strained muscle to a problem with your lungs or your heart.

If the pain is only mild or was brief and has completely gone then it is probably safe to see your GP.

Call an ambulance if you have
- breathlessness
- nausea
- sweating
- severe pain
- a history of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure or cholesterol, smoking ...Read more

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What causes noncardiac chest pain?

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 more

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What are the causes of chest pain?

Many: There are numerous causes of chest pain including: trauma, heart attack, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, pneumonia, pleurisy, shingles, muscle spasms, coughing, costochondritis- just to name a few. It's important to see your doctor or go the er if you develop chest pain. ...Read more

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What could cause chest pain at 21?

What could cause chest pain at 21?

Multiple: Most likely causes are the muscles or bones of your rib cage, pleurisy (inflammation of the lining of your lung), or gastrointestinal. Pericarditis is another possibility. Check with your doc. ...Read more

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What cures chest pain due to acid?

Gerd treatment: Chest pain due to acid needs to be treated in many ways. Your eating habits need to be addressed: how much you eat, when you eat, what you eat. There are medications that can reduce the amount of acid or counteract the acid. Sleeping habits need to be addressed. This is complicated and you should see a gastroenterologist about gastro-esophageal reflux disease. ...Read more

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What causes midsternal chest pain?

Many: Most concerning is cardiac pain. Other possibilities include G.I., musculoskeletal. Chest pain should be evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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I get chest pain what causes it?

I get chest pain what causes it?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Had chest pain on left side of my?

No question here: There is no question in your statement above. What are your specific symptoms and question? If you are in any way worried you should go see your family physician. ...Read more

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What is the etiology of chest pain?

Life-threatening...: These are a few of the life-threatening causes (does not have to be very severe pain): 1) heart attack or impending heart attack, 2) aortic dissection (tearing of the aorta) which can lead to sudden death, 3) pulmonary embolism (blood clot in the vessels of the lung), and 4) booerhave's syndrome (rupture of the esophagus). ...Read more

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What can cause constant chest pain?

What can cause constant chest pain?

Constant chest pain: Well a knife in the chest for one thing, on the other hand there are lots of things which could do this from lung/pleural problems inside, through chest wall inflammation like costochondritis, thru esophageal problems.....lots of potential considerations, need to see a Doc to work through them.... ...Read more

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What does atypical chest pain mean?

What does atypical chest pain mean?

Atypical...: Chest pain due to heart pain has certain features like substernal pain that radiates to the jaw and left arm, pain described as pressure-like, etc. Chest pain that does not have these classic features is called atypical chest pain. Atypical chest pain is less likely to be due to the heart but still could be so testing to rule out the heart may still be indicated, especially if no other source found ...Read more