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Severe chest pain now. What can I do?

Severe chest pain now. What can I do?

ER!: If you have severe chest pain right now, go to the Emergency Room now. Call 911 if you need to. ...Read more

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What do I do if I have severe chest pains?

What do I do if I have severe chest pains?

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 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. It is very unlikely that at 28 it is serious but should see a doctor to get more information. ...Read more

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Why might someone have severe chest pains?

Why might someone have severe chest pains?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but 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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What do episodes of severe chest pain mean?

What do episodes of severe chest pain mean?

Severe CP: Chest pain that is severe, lasting more than 30 min is considered an emergency needing you to seek immediate medical attention. It could be an heart attack, pulmonary embolism or aneurysm, all life threatening conditions which need to be ruled out before considering less severe causes. ...Read more

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Can very low B-12 level cause severe chest pain?

Can very low B-12 level cause severe chest pain?

Unlikely unless: Very low B12 levels can lead to microcytic anemia and if one has a very severe anemia, it may contribute to chest discomfort (chest pressure but can be quite variable in women) usually associated with exertion. ...Read more

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What do I do about severe chest pain. Unbearable?

What do I do about severe chest pain. Unbearable?

Seek help: Severe chest pain should be evaluated immediately as it may be a sign of serious and potentially life-threatening conditions. ...Read more

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What do I do about severe chest pain, what could it be?

Severe chest pain: You should consult a phydsician immediately. You need work up to rule out blocks in heart arteries. Consult your physician immediately. If heart arteries are fine then other non-cardiacv causes of chest pain cabn be evaluated. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss cause of severe chest pain on left side?

Can you please discuss cause of severe chest pain on left side?

Many causes: Could be a heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, pleuritis, other lung condition such as blood clot in lung, or aorta problem. This needs prompt medical evauation to make sure you do not have a life threatening condition. ...Read more

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Why do I wake up in the middle of the night with severe chest pain?

Why do I wake up in the middle of the night with severe chest pain?

Visit doctor: You need to visit doctor to examine you and check where exactly the pain is. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in my chest, through to my back on my right side. What could this be from?

E.R. can evaluate: A person with pains in the chest, rib cage, and back can seen by E.R. Doctor to be evaluated. Pains can come from a heart problem (serious!), neck and shoulder muscles, the ribs and their joints, the lungs inside the chest, etc... If one feels her pain is coming from the heart, has a chest tightness, some difficulty breathing, or has past heart disease, she can go to the E.R. By ambulance. ...Read more

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Teenage son has severe chest pain on exertion. Should I be concerned and what is causing his pain?

Have him checked out: It isn't "normal" for a healthy teenager to have severe chest pain on exertion. Please reassure yourself and make sure he's okay by having him evaluated asap. Good luck. Lgromko md. ...Read more

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I have severe chest pain when I get upset. Its doesn't last long but it feel like im dying. What could it be?

I have severe chest pain when I get upset. Its doesn't last long but it feel like im dying. What could it be?

Many causes: There are many possible causes of chest pain associated with emotional upset. Possibilities include heart disease, lung disease (asthma), gastrointestinal disease (reflux, esophageal spasm), and other problems. It would be best if you see your primary care practitioner and explain your symptoms in detail. History and physical examination can give important insight into your symptoms. ...Read more

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I get severe chest pain sometimes. Sometimes its the right side of my chest and sometimes it is the left side.?

I get severe chest pain sometimes. Sometimes its the right side of my chest and sometimes it is the left side.?

Chest Pain Causes: The first thing you may think of is heart attack. Certainly chest pain is not something to ignore. But you should know that it has many possible causes. Http://www. Webmd. Com/pain-management/guide/whats-causing-my-chest-pain ...Read more

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I have been hurting on the left side of my chest but not severe pain and now the pain is like in the center of my back?

Heart Check First: Chest pain, particularly left sided pain, can come from various things. However, it is very important you get checked for early heart disease, even at your age. It is possible you could have reflux, indigestion or even costo-sternal joint pain. However, heart disease is the only thing that is life-threatening and therefore needs immediate evaluation. Please see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Over the past few days I have been having severe stabbing pains in the center of my chest that radiates all across my chest and back. Concerns?

Chest pains: Chest pains in a 55 yr. Old male with cardiomyopathy, hypertension on cardiac meds, must be reported to your physician asap. You may be having a serious problem, e.g. Threatening heart attack, so you should be seen immediately. If you can not see your doctor or cardiologist, then go to er. ...Read more

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A man of 30yrs comes with sudden onset of severe constricting pain in the back between scapulae later radiating to the central chest. How to manage?

This is an emergency: Any pain which has a constricting quality in the chest and/or back area must be evaluated urgently. This description, presuming no trauma was involved, could be a heart attack, a dissecting aneurysm of the aorta in the chest, a severe constriction of the esophagus (swallowing tube), etc. All of these make this imperative that an immediate evaluation be made in the emergency room. ...Read more

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I had stabbing pains in my chest while not doing any activity. The pain varies from mild to severe. Had 3 of these 'attacks'. I am 17 and non smoker.

I had stabbing pains in my chest while not doing any activity. The pain varies from mild to severe. Had 3 of these 'attacks'. I am 17 and non smoker.

No way to know: You need to be examined. While at your age very few serious things will cause chest pain, and most of the time it ends up being muscle spasm in chest wall muscles, or sometimes spasm of the esophagus, there are things involving the heart, lungs and related organs that can also do that. A full history and a general physical examination can give most of the answers, and sometimes X-rays and EKG. ...Read more