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Fls heart tightness uneasyness sudden pain for a second in left side of chest both back nd front left hand pain sometymes.Ecg CBC chest xray al normal?

Fls heart tightness uneasyness sudden pain for a second in left side of chest both back nd front left hand pain sometymes.Ecg CBC chest xray al normal?

Please clarify/check: This could be heart disease, but it could be from stress also. You might have a pneumothorax as you are young, but this usually occurs in thin individuals. Your weight puts you at increased risk for heart disease, but you are young and your tests were negative. So it would be wise to see your doctor for a full work-up including what situations this occurs in and if you're under stress. ...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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What does tight pain on left side of chest mean?

What does tight pain on left side of chest mean?

Chest pain: Chest pain is not truly something that is DX over the computer, as the more serious issue could certainly be heart related with l sided chest pain. You need to see a dr. To get your pain evaluated to properly DX and treat you. If chest pain is severe, go to e.D. ...Read more

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For years, Iv been feeling a tense, tight and tingly sensation from left side neck to left side of chest. Is it anxiety?

For years, Iv been feeling a tense, tight and tingly sensation from left side neck to left side of chest. Is it anxiety?

It could be anxiety: I am a licensed psychologist. Anxiety can cause physical, somatic symptoms such as muscle tension, and tingly sensations. But, what you described also could be due to a medical condition. First see your MD, and have any organic/medical condition get ruled out. And, if there is nothing medical, then yes, it could be anxiety. ...Read more

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Hi, my left side of chest starting to feel tight when i laugh or breathe out when no air is left. i have stopped smoking for 6 months now. thanks?

Hi, my left side of   chest  starting to feel tight when i laugh or breathe out  when no air is left. i have stopped smoking for 6 months now. thanks?

Mgt: From your description, your symptoms may be related to bronchospasm. I would advise checking your lung function tests with and without a bronchodilator, If there is a good response, using Albuterol may help to alleviate your symptoms. An online appointment may be scheduled: healthtap.com/DosanjhMD Code: NCYHPZ ...Read more

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Having heart palpitations and tightness in left side of chest. What could this be?

Having heart palpitations and tightness in left side of chest.  What could this be?

Likely Anxiety : At your age, i'd consider it as anxiety. Unless you are at high risk of suffering from heart attack. Family history of sudden deaths from heart disease, obesity, cholesterol problems, diabetes, hypertension, kidney diseases can all increase the likelihood of heart disease even in young people like you...Being physically active and healthy food habits are to be followed on a regular basis. ...Read more

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Left side of chest is always tight. Have a lump under nipple that hurts! growing by the day?

Left side of chest is always tight. Have a lump under nipple that hurts! growing by the day?

You need to see: Your physician as an enlarging mass always needs further evaluation. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath tight discomfort left side of chest and back. Now feel winded anytime I walk or anything like that?

Shortness of breath tight discomfort left side of chest and back. Now feel winded anytime I walk or anything like that?

Chest pain: Symptoms of CP with shortwindedness on walking should be thoroughly evaluated. It is unlikely to have coronary artery disease in a 29 year old, other conditions like congestive heart failure needs to be ruled out. Or it may very well be something less sinister like musculoskeletal pain. Get checked. ...Read more

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22 yrs old. Constantly blinking, deep heavy breaths,and left side of chest feels tight&tense so always moving shoulders.Is this tourretes syndrom?

See a doctor first : I would say see a doctor first rule out any medical or neurological conditions. The symptoms can also be related to anxiety. ...Read more

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Often I feel a weird tight sensation down my left side.From neck to left side of chest.When I laugh usually i feel the sensation.Is it sign of seizure

Often I feel a weird tight sensation down my left side.From neck to left side of chest.When I laugh usually i feel the sensation.Is it sign of seizure

Unlikely: a siezure..much more likely a PINCHED NERVE in your neck at the C6-C7 level! Ask your medical care provider about this and the possibility of a NECK MRI to see if this "hunch" is correct! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more