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Squeezing Chest Pain
All possible causes of squeezing chest pain in center? Can exercise just fine but unexplained squeezing pain at rest that lasts 5-8 seconds
Heartburn: The joining point of your swallow tube to the stomach is located just in back of the heart & slightly left of the center of your chest. Brief squeezing pain would be likely if you have a little back wash/leaking of stomach acid while the stomach squeezes your meal. Antacid tablets could provide some rapid relief. ...Read more
Is a PVC that causes brief squeezing chest pain more serious? Or could this be a different arrythmia?
I've noticed that usually when I have a chest pain, drinking alcohol relievse it till next morning, next morning I feel squeezing chest pain. Why?
Panic attack: You are self medicating panic attacks with alcohol. Alcohol helps as a tranquilizer but is a terrible drug to treat these problems since it depletes serotonin (making you depressed over time) and is too short acting so you feel worse when it wears off. See a psychiatrist who can advise on proper rx of panic disorder. ...Read more
30 yr femal, quit smking 3 wksago. Squeezing chest pain in mid, less than a min. What was this? Will I know if I have a heartattack? Ekg clear 2wksago
See a doctor: It is a well know. Fact that women can present more often than men with "atypical" symptoms when it comes to their heart, so in my opinion this needs to be looked into a little more with some sort of stress test. Ex-smokers often accumulate an excess of mucous in their bronchi which may have been responsible for your symptoms. Esophageal spasm or GERD also may have been the cause. Also, anxiety. ...Read more
Should I call my doc? I have minor -moderate squeezing chest pain 47 hours after ugd and receiving general anesthesia.
Yes: This is probably spasm and will relieve itself, but you should just check in with your provider to make sure. ...Read more
I have had thorough evaluations with 3 cardiologists and have had a number of tests. Diagnosis=pvc. I continue to have squeezing chest pain. Cause?
Noncardiac: Most likely, you have non cardiac chest pain. The likelihood that three cardiologists have missed a cardiac cause for recurrent chest pain is very low. Go back to your internist and ask for evaluations to look for other causes for chest pain. Everything else in the chest can also cause pain, and also structures in the abdomen can sometimes create the sensation of chest pain. ...Read more
I rarely drink, one to four glasses of wine per month. I get squeezing chest pain after a half glass. Allergy? Goes away after few hours.
Dull squeezing chest pain on left side for the past several days in a 22 year old male who does not drink or smoke, no fam hx of heart disease?
Squeezing chest pain on my left side about 6/10 pain (having chest pain for more than 6months) went to diff ER and diff Drs and no heart problem blood-echo-holter-ct-ekg all done and normal. Yoga isn't helping my chest pain what can I do? 20y male
My heart rate (not resting) is 77. I am 19 and a female. I have a squeezing left chest pain, painful shoulders, and nausea. What should I do?
It's likely not a: Hrt attack, try mylanta. It's probably esophageal reflux (heartburn) or possibly anxiety (maybe both). Are u sleeping well at night? Do u clinch your teeth? Significant chest pain is very low probability for a cardiac problem or death at ur age. It would be irresponsible of me to tell u to not go in though. It may b something more significant. ...Read more
Dull squeezing left sided chest pain since 2009. Normal echo, mitral valve prolapse aside. Normal angiogram. Normal nuc stress test. Ideas?
Dull chest pain: Can be structural in origin. Can be referred from the esophagus. Rarely from rhythm problem with prolapse. May need haltor. ...Read more
I'm a 45 yr healthy female w sporadic chest pain-squeezing, tightening-not exertion-for 1 mo-take rit 30 mg a day-mild mvp-dr says ok -why chest pain?
Felt squeezing, tightening, heavy pressure chest pain twice today. Lasted 5 mins. Pain radiated to the center of my back and my right lower jaw.
Go To Urgent Care: Females die of heart attack when they ignore symptoms. The first 24 hours after symptoms appear like this are the most critical. The symptoms in a female do not have to be like what happens to their male counterparts. I would get attention urgently if I were you. ...Read more
Autonomic nerve caused squeezing chest and back pain/tightness, cold sweat, nausea and dizziness? Is this nerve liable to repeat the symptoms?
I have chest pain in between the breatbone when I exhale, while I lay down. A squeezing pain, with body spasms. Ctscans where made with no issues. Help?
CT - when?: It's reassuring to know that your CT was normal but was it done for this illness (recently?). Your symptoms can be due to muscular pain, pleurisy or pericarditis. If you have fever, you need repeat chest x-ray, blood count and echo. Otherwise, I'd try an analgesic - ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen). ...Read more
I took Rainbow Light Prenatal Vitamin, and I have had chest pain. Like a squeezing sensation in middle of chest. What is this?
Last year I started to have chest pain, it can be a stabbing pain or a heavy, squeezing pain. It may be because I inhaled mold. What is wrong with me?
I just felt the worst chest pain in my life. Tight, squeezing and burning sensation on the center of my chest, it was so uncomfortable. Should I worry?
Yes: Your profile does not include your age, so it is a difficult question to answer. If you are young, it is much less likely to be heart related, but that is the issue. Have it checked out. ...Read more
I have chest pain, that feels as though someone is squeezing my chest. Now my heart feels cold and my back shoulder is numb?
Seek care asap: Go to the ER if you can't immediately see your PCP. This is not to be ignored or delayed in getting help. ...Read more
24 years old, gad history, been experiencing short periods of crushing chest pain, like squeezing heart. Subsides after a min or two. Common?
Anxiety & chest pain: Any type of bodily pains are common in those suffering from anxiety disorder, including chest pain. If you do experience "crushing chest pain", however, you should seek emergency medical care immediately to rule out true cardiac emergency first. If cardiac problems are ruled out, you should then see you psychiatrist for possible treatment modification of your anxiety disorder. ...Read more
I am 18 pretty sure my chest pain/ occasional jaw pain is anxiety. If pain/squeezing goes aft stress management is it still important to get seen to?
Yes, please see doc: To rule out medical conditions and then your mind will be free to respond more fully to stress management training. See www. Relaxationresponse. Org Peace and good health. ...Read more
Random chest pain (pressure) radiates to left side of neck and left shoulder. More of a squeezing pressure than pain. Comes and goes. Heart or other?
Pain: With the description can't tell from here, it could be cardiac. Other etiologies are also possible, good idea to get checked out. ...Read more
I'm 17 with left side chest pain. No trouble breathing. Pain come and goes. Feels like someone is pushing down or squeezing my chest. Normal chest xray?
Left chest pain radiating to stomach only left side then right chest squeezing sensation won't go away for 5 days and chest twitching vein feeling?
Mgt: I think you should be seen, there are several possible conditions possible. Some include GI and cardiac disease. ...Read more
Ankle surgery 12 8 burning pain in heel unbearable squeezing pain in foot calf leg and hip chest pain shortness of breath dizziness nausea & vomiting?
31 m Still having bad wheezing and chest pain. Sometimes squeezing and dull. Always breathless heavy. Breathing patterns are different. Heart doc did stress echo holter and ekg. Lung doc did broncho Ct scan of chest vq scan pft methan reactive airw?
Mgt: An inbox consult may help and you. An upload the images and tests at that time for review. ...Read more
Is costochondritis life threatening? I can pinpoint the pain when I squeeze my chest. Pain is there all the time & is not triggered from exertion.
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