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Shortness Of Breath Back Pain Chest Tightness
Chest tightness is the feeling of a "squeezing" or a pressure in the chest. Sometimes there is an associated breathing difficulty. There are numerous potential causes. Heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, heart rhythm condition, esophagus spasm, lung condition are ...Read more
Shortness of breath little chest tightness no chest pain but pain in upper back worse when i walk?
Many: Causes...Get evaluated by your physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
Office Visit: An office visit with your health care provider is needed to further evaluate these symptoms. ...Read more
No: It could pass as tightness or shortness of breath. Go see your doctor now. ...Read more
What could these symptoms indicate? Nausea, chest tightness/pain, shortness of breath, side pain.
Many possibilities: heart problems, esophagus disorders, musculoskeletal pain, gallbladder dysfunction, kidney stones, blood clot to the lung, asthma or reactive airways flair up. The list is long. A good history giving session with an interested physician would be most helpful. It all depends upon this history as to how aggressively and quickly you need to look into this. Sign up to Healthtap and see if we cant help ...Read more
History of calf discomfort, and pain in chest. 2nd episode of sharp achy chest pain on L side. Difficulty breathing?
Ans: You are so young. More history is needed like trauma to the chest? Any family history of heart disease? Do you exercise? Once a good history is obtained. Then examination such as reducible pain.? Most likely you are musculoskeletal pain. But again a thorough history and exam is required ...Read more
PVC's : In a healthy 31 yr old male, pvc's are almost never the cause of any major issues. Mostly likely, you're having some anxiety when experiencing pvc's (which is very common)! nevertheless, get a check up to make sure there isn't anything else going on. If you're checkup is clean, i bet those symptoms will go away after getting the proper reassurance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Must check the heart: A visit to one's primary care doctor very soon can help sort things out. If symptoms recur prior to the visit, one can go to the E.R. (A person with worrisome chest pain and shortness of breath has to go to his doctor or the E.R. to be checked right away for a heart attack. That means not waiting at home to see if it turns into a bad heart attack. As the saying goes, "better safe than sorry".) ...Read more
See below: You have multiple symptoms. These questions unfortunately cannot be answered on line. You should see a physician. ...Read more
Symptoms: headaches, neck, shoulder and upper back pain, chest tightness on left side, sometimes hurts to sit up, jaw pain, short of breath...Why?
Why: To answer that question requires a full work up. You will need to be physically examined by both your Physician and Dentist and have appropriate lab tests and imaging accomplished in order to arrive at an informed diagnosis. Once actual diagnosis ascertained, appropriate treatment plan can be prescribed. You need hands-on, not virtual, evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing chest tightness, shortness of breath (time frame: gradual onset) (worsened by: lying down, exercise or physical activity) (severity: mild) (better by: rest, sitting upright) , back pain (side: upper) , headache (side: all sides) (qualit
Shortness of breath fatigue boil chest tightness for 2 month chest and throat feels tightness the back pain alot what test should i ask for light head?
Prickly chest pain, almost like a needle in center of chest, some chest tightness and shortness of breath but not severe. Headache. Asthma? ER?
I get shortness of breath when standing up.sometimes I get chest tightness. And very rarely mild chest pain.I am 18 with normal echo and ekg.is it cad?
SOB after standing: Could be gastritis. Try ranitidine/ prevecid. Normal echo/ EKG eliminates lots of conditions- abnormal heart wall thickness, mitral valve prolapse , abnormal rhythms. Did you have a stress echo test? That may tell a bit more as you see heart response to stress/hyperactivity. Check PFTs for asthma and tilt table test for autonomic dysfunction like orthostasis or tahycardia (POTS). f/u w/doc ...Read more
I've been having dull reoccurring chest pain on my left side. It also can travel. My chest feels tight and sometimes shortness of breath. ??
Hi sir, I am having shortness of breath and tightness of chest area with mild chest pain. Most of the time it happens at night when i was alone.
Chest Pain: Chest pain from a narrowed heart artery, called angina, typically occurs when you are active or exercising and goes away when you rest. It is often a tightness or pressure or burning in the chest or neck or arm. If you are only feeling symptoms when at rest at night and not during exertion, it probably not your heart, but i suggest you see your doctor. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with gastritis a month or so ago,and the past week I've been having minor chest pain.No tight feeling or heavy feeling or shortness of breath but it's just a nagging feeling.Is that normal or should I be concerned?
Can't sit w/o having chest pain/tightness in middle of chest n left side of ribcage near heart. Also have shortness of breath and dysapnia?
Substernal chest : Pain/tightness with associated shortness of breath in an adult male is cause for alarm.Call 911. ...Read more
Hypothyroidism and adult onset asthma linked ? Been experiencing tightness chest pain shortness of breath only 20 & non smoker !
No: They are not linked. See doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Chest pain, burning, tight, hurts to breathe, shortness of breath. Hands are shakey. 20/F. Have had 3 surgeries. Bad gallbladder waiting to come out.
Go to the ER.: There could be all sorts of bad things going on. I would seek medical attention as soon as possible. Hope it's nothing serious but better to be sure. ...Read more
Chesty Cough, Chest Pain, Shortness of Breath, Vomiting, gone off food, small temps, Wheezing, (I'm asthmatic) Tightness in chest... Please help?
Cold hands , dizziness, tight chest , shortness of breath, lower back pain , light headache and upper abdominal discomfort ?
See a doc ASAP: I think a visit to the er would be appropriate. ...Read more
Shortness of breath, left side chest tightness/tenderness.Had every cardiac test avail.Not cardiac related. Previous valley fever, possibly back? Poor quality of life do to breathing issue. Er visit?
Probably not: If your symptoms are chronic in nature, the er is not the best place for you to be evaluated. Go back to your regular phsyician, who knows your entire story. Ask if there is any other specialist who might be helpful in solving your difficult problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lower back pain and tightness on the left side, and shortness of breath, heat flash, dizziness. I have asthma but never had this issue in relation.
37y/o female.im having neck shoulder back pain. i got cough and cold but no pleghm.sometimes when im using my phone i feel tightness on my neck and shoulder. shortness of breath when walking.doctor said its muscle pain. medicine didnt work. ?
Your symptoms may be caused by a disk compression on your neck.
It may be worth it to have an MRI with contrast of your cervical spine to asses that possibility.
If this is confirmed there is a variety of treatments including epidural injections, physical therapy and surgery ...Read more
Four weeks of nagging cough, headaches, upper back pain, chest tightness and difficulty when breathing. What is it?
Bad lower back pain chest tightness dry persistent cough.when i exhale i cough.wheezing.I'm a smoker.I was told it's bronchitis but is the back pain
Persistent back pain: without explanation should always be checked for blood clots in the lung or disc disease. As a smoker, cancer should always be a possibility in the back of your mind. Coupled with the dry persistent cough, you really need to have a healthcare provider give you X-rays of both your lungs and your spine to rule out mass or COPD, then get a contrast CT of the lungs to rule out blood clot. Good luc ...Read more
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