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Running Induces Light Pain In Sternum Area
Intermittent intercostal pain (sternum area) for 6 months. Longtime weightlifter & tennis player. No pain when running hard. Why so long to heal??
Intercostal pain: Make sure its not related to a condition called ankylosing spondylitis which can affect ribs too. Have doctor check a test called 'HLA B27' especially if you have unusual spinal stiffness or a history of eye inflammation called iritis or conjunctivitis, usually in a single eye. ...Read more
I sometimes feel pain behind my sternum it also radiates around to my back but only when I smoke. I do a lot of running too and never have any pain?
Stop smoking: I always tell my patients to quit smoking. It is the single best thing you can do for your health. Your body is telling you to quit. ...Read more
Hej! I am experiencing pain in the bottom of my sternum while working out. When I've been running for a while it starts to hurt there. Any ideas?
21 m.felt pulsation around umblicus. Cant feel apex beat. Beating pulse in the fifth ICS near sternum. No chest pain. Nose running whole yr. Pls advice me.
While running I experienced a sharp pain in my sternum. It hurts more when ever I apply pressure to it or poke it. What is this?
Costochondritis: Sharp pain in the sternal area (breastbone) during activity or after activity is almost always costochondritis (inflammation around bone-cartilage interface) and it is often difficult to treat going away by itself after several days to weeks. At 22 years old, the risk of this being coronary heart disease is very very low. Most would recommend a doctor visit to fully check out the heart. ...Read more
Getin few sharp half sec pokes under my sternum in first10min of slow running/low hb (never after 60min/sprinting).Doctors sayin this is never heart?!
You have been evaluated by your doctor or doctors. The sternal pain is only in fierst 10 minutes of slow running.And then it goes away, and no pain after 60 minutes. It does not sound like due to heart problem at your age.
You have no shortness of breath. If your doctor said not from heart I agree
No treatment is needed ...Read more
Tight feeling when breathing in near sternum that makes me cough sometimes doesn't affect running tho been 5 months no anxiety?
Every time I go running I get extremely bad pain around my sternum and ribs/lungs. It hurts when I breathe deeper and shortness of breath.
I have been experiencing chest pain over my heart which hurts more with deep breaths/excessive talking/running & hurts on my sternum & under my breast?
Chest pain: At your age group, I doubt that your chest pain is related to your heart. I sm also worried that you are labeling your self as having Angina. Most likely your chest pain is due to muscle sourness or inflammation. This can be treated with Anti inflam drugs. Other causes of chest pain may be inflammation of the esophagus which comes from taking Asprin or Aleve (naproxen). Get an Evaluation by your PCP. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with several pe's two months ago. After getting back to running, I suddenly have burning sensations in my chest/heart area. Is this ok?
Not ok: I would say that isn't ok. Hopefully you are on anticoagulation. You need to see your doctor to be on the safe side. ...Read more
Why do I sometimes feel pain when im breathing especially when I am running. Can feel the pain on the chest area when inhaling. Why?
Chest wall: If pain is aggravated during the moment of breathing deeply, and is not so bad during a breathing pause, it is either coming from your chest wall (ribs, muscles, pleural lining of lungs) or the airways in the lungs themselves (usually happens when breathing cold air). But if pain is constant throughout the breathing cycle and is aggravated by exercise, it could be heart-related. ...Read more
I went on a brief walk and 10 minutes after being home I felt a warm wet feeling running down on my left hip. It is a large area. Chest is tight too?
Hi, I am a 21 year old male, and im experiencing some sharp chest pain after running about a quarter mile what is the cause? The pain is sharp and is located in the mid left section right underneath the nipple area and slightly to the right. This pain onl
This: This could be musculoskeletal. If you are deconditioned, you may be building up lactic acide. ...Read more
Chest pain: Has seeing a doctor for a workup been one of the ideas? There are many possibilities and online isn't going to give an answer. ...Read more
I'm having pain in my chest the pain is running from my rib to my shoulder blade back to my chest what would that be?
Seek med. Attention: Unfortunately, the computer is not the proper arena for chest pain questions, as it could be several things causing your pain, but assuring it is not your heart would be the most important to get evaluated asap. Chest pain caused by heart issues is not always classic l sided with tingling in the l arm and jaw pain with shortness of breath. You should seek medical attention to properly assess it. ...Read more
I have pain in chest only left when I run. Not really exercising - Running to the station. I'm ok after taking a rest. Should I worry?
Airways constricting: Lungs that exposed to the cold usually causes a narrowing of the airways, called broncho-constriction. In some cases it may a sign of asthma. Chest pain in general should be taken seriously and may be a sign of underlying heart issues, so seeking medical attention is important. ...Read more
When I start running or jogging after five minutes my heartbeats are going faster and my chest hurts, why?
Probably Normal: It is normal for your heart rate to increase with exercise. Chest discomfort with exercise may not be normal but it is unlikely that a 19 yo has significant heart disease. You are probably just out of condition. Establish with a health care professional to get checked out just in case. ...Read more
Should I be concerned if my chest starts hurting when I cough and I have not had any fevers, running nise, etc.?
Mild chest discomfort when running, 170 bpm. No serious symptoms just the chest discomfort and 170 bpm. Iam 26 almost 27 years old.?
44 yr old male. 2yrs running exp., 10-15 mi/wk, 5ks. No chest pain. Training for marathon on 12/2. Plac test 7/10: 158 ng/dl. Any thoughts, cautions?
Sounds good: It seems you are keeping up with your health and in good shape. Make sure you stay hydrated well. ...Read more
Some possibilities: Fever plus sore throat usually mean a viral infection (a cold or the flu) or a strep throat infection (bacteria that need an antibiotic to treat). Hurting in the chest can be more serious, because there could be a chest infection like bronchitis or pneumonia. Of course, chest pain unrelated to the fever must be checked by a doctor to be sure it is not heart pain (which would be bad). See a doctor. ...Read more
Go see your DR for: An ekg asap, could be heart related. Hope u feel better. Bless u! ...Read more
Strange: That is indeed a very unusual description of symptoms. You would have to clarify a bit more for me to be able to offer any meaningful advice. ...Read more
See your doctor: This is a red flag warning that needs to be carefully evaluated to rule out any cardiac problems in your son. ...Read more
YES: Stretch it out slowly.. If this doesn't resolve the problem see your primary care provider. ...Read more
See your doctor: 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. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more
My 11 year old is complaining about chest pain in the middle of his chest when running around or bouncing.
I occasionally experience a sharp pain in my chest during a very hard exercise effort (eg. Running). It passes when I stop. Should I be concerned?
Chest Pain: The answer is yes you should be concerned. You should be concerned enough to have it evaluated if this is happening more than once or is a trend. Don't hesitate. ...Read more
I have constant chest pains-pressure right across my chest. I exercise a lot. Running, cycling, swimming and don't have these pains when exercising?
No quick answer: Several conditions can cause pain like that. Your doctor will need to take a detailed history and physical exam to determine the cause and advise treatment. ...Read more