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Why tight pain on the left chest?

Why tight pain on the left chest?

Pain on L chest: 54 F asks why tight pain on left chest? I assume on means in. If not then ignore. Many causes: if ever a smoker,HTN, high cholesterol, or family Hx of early heart attacks think heart pain. Does it come on with exercise and go away with rest? Make a detailed note of what brings it on and makes it go away and how long it lasts and where does it radiate (go) to. Call your Dr. Or walkin visit now. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Stomache tight at top feels tight and like knife twisting pain?

Virus?: You may have irritation of the lining of the stomach due to a virus or a food you ate. Try some Malox or Mylanta. If the pain worsens and causes vomiting you should get checked. If it's a virus it could take 3-5 days to clear up. ...Read more

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Chest pains localized Left side top of breast. Worse when pushed on. Shoulder sore and tight muscles around shoulder. Cardiac?

Chest pains localized Left side top of breast. Worse when pushed on. Shoulder sore and tight muscles around shoulder. Cardiac?

Doubt cardiac: You will need in an evaluation but my first diagnosis is chest wall pain also known as costochondritis or teitze's syndrome other possibilities could be shoulder bursitis or tendinitis or combination of both. See your physician for confirmation ...Read more

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Can a tight bra with underwires cause chest pain/upper back pain?

No: Tight clothing should not in normal circumstances cause body pain. On the other hand, large, dense breasts whether natural or augmented(implants) can cause back pain. This is one of the most common reasons that women have their implants removed. ...Read more

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Muscle pain at collarbone, shoulders, neck, chest when press and lying on side?

Muscle pain at collarbone, shoulders, neck, chest when press and lying on side?

Acute or chronic: If you have a history that caused an overuse, like lifting, pushing, pulling, etc, it may be in response to that. If this has been going on for a while, then it could be from old injuries, but in a 31 year old, arthritis or heart issues would be uncommon, but worthwhile being evaluated by your family doctor or a musculoskeletal specialist. ...Read more

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Right side of my body is inflammed. I have tight shoulder, tight lower back, stiff neck just on the right side, tight thighs, etc. What's wrong?

Right side of my body is inflammed. I have tight shoulder, tight lower back, stiff neck just on the right side, tight thighs, etc. What's wrong?

Hard to say: It really hard to say based upon info. For example, what does it mean to say right side of body is inflamed? There are simple things, such as a viral respiratory infection that can be associated with aches in the muscles and joints. There are more serious conditions, such as meningitis, that can cause similar complaints and is life threatening. You should probably be checked. Thank you. ...Read more

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Rash on upper under arms chest stomach and back?

Rash on upper under arms chest stomach and back?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Tight pain across my chest?

Tight pain across my chest?

See doctor: Chest pain may be serious and could represent heart disease. ...Read more

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Tight calf-achilles. Also feels like something hard runs along achilles-calf head. After sitting then stand, tightness behind knee and hamstring?

Tight calf-achilles. Also feels like something hard runs along achilles-calf head. After sitting then stand, tightness behind knee and hamstring?

See details: Then see an orthopedist and have the area examined. No one can answer your question without examining the calf. ...Read more

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Pain on mid spine where bra strap together lie, pain when touching it, redness and a little pain when bending back. 19. ?

Irritation: from the bra hooks could be the cause, at your young age, but a local infection is also a possibility. Assuming you have had no injury, you could try wearing a sports bra, keeping a little disposable hand warmer (from sporting/hunting store) on the spot and watch it for several days. If redness or pain get worse, or you get a fever or chills, be seen right away. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can tight scalene muscles cause a prickly/sore sensation across shoulders and upper back ?

Can tight scalene muscles cause a prickly/sore sensation across shoulders and upper back ?

Neck: The scalenes muscles in and of themselves may not cause this sensation. The other muscles or the upper back and shoulders such as trapezius, splenius capitus, and accessory muscles of the shoulder that support the scapula may cause this feeling. If doing rehab for neck tightness all of this areas should be addressed as well as posture and sleeping habits. ...Read more

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Neck injury and tight chest, connected?

Neck injury and tight chest, connected?

Cardiac vs neck: A neck injury can cause radicular pain to the chest but it should not be assumed. Cardiac issues must be ruled out, then consideration of a c56 radiculopathy, usually, can be entertained. ...Read more

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Foot feels sore and tight when pressure is put on it?

Foot feels sore and tight when pressure is put on it?

Needs exam: There are many things that this could be. You should have it examined to determine why. ...Read more

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Hello, have lower back pain after doing standing bar twist. (metal bar on top of back shoulders) twisting at waist like propeller. What?

Hello, have lower back pain after doing standing bar twist. (metal bar on top of back shoulders) twisting at waist like propeller. What?

Twisting @ waist AND: You didn't even lift off the ground at any time, right? LOL! Get a bag of crushed ice for the next few days followed by heat after the next several days. You'll need to take a break from exercises like this for a number of days to weeks. You can look me up at www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi. You may sign up for an appointment slot. ...Read more

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Chest tightness, dry cough, persistent upper back/neck tightness. Muscles around chest and lungs feel tight makes it hard to breathe at times?

Chest tightness, dry cough, persistent upper back/neck tightness. Muscles around chest and lungs feel tight makes it hard to breathe at times?

Respiratory distress: If you are truly having trouble breathing you should go ASAP and be seen and evaluated by a doctor. There is no way in which this can be diagnosed over the net. ...Read more

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Neck tightness on left side of spine & right above collar bone on left side. Ribs tight. Trouble breathing sometimes. Gastritis. What could connect?

Neck tightness on left side of spine & right above collar bone on left side. Ribs tight. Trouble breathing sometimes. Gastritis. What could connect?

Medical evaluation: Could be many possibilities, an evaluation from your doctor is advised. Gastritis can not explain all those symptoms. Could be something muscular. ...Read more

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Feels like im getting choked. Whenver seatbealt, tight shirt rubs against my neck ifeel the same thing. Also wheni touch the bottom front of .

Feels like im getting choked. Whenver seatbealt, tight shirt rubs against my neck ifeel the same thing. Also wheni touch the bottom front of .

?sensory: You could have some sensory processing problems. This can cause uncomfortable feelings and sensations when you have certain kinds of stimulations, often tactile, to a particular area. You might want to consult with a qualified occupational therapist with experience in sensory integration. ...Read more

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Mild, brief pains in chest, shoulders, arms, neck and legs. Usually on the left. Tightness around sternum and collarbone on left side. Ekg was normal?

Not quite enuf info: At your age, likely benign, but furhterhistory and testing may be of value. Return to your md and see about getting these ?'s answered. Hrs, md, facc www.Thepmc.Org. ...Read more

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First aid use triangular bandage mike elevation sling came underneath arm and bihind back if i tie on shoulder don't go behind back will hurt person?

First aid use triangular bandage mike elevation sling came underneath arm and bihind back if i  tie on shoulder don't go behind back will hurt person?

Not sized correctly.: The triangular bandage is sized incorrectly. I suspect it is too small for the individual if it does not swing around the back. You can let the arm "dangle" from the neck (i.e., one strap goes over each shoulder & tied behind the head) temporarily. But as soon as possible, get a properly sized sling & support the arm correctly. After all, this is "first aid": use in emergencies until help arrives. ...Read more