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Tugging Sensation In Chest
I've very mild mvp. Once in a while, i'll get pulls and tugs on d left side of my chest near d heart. It will sometimes last a few hours. Is there cause for concern? Wat wld usually cause these tugs? They come on suddenly
Not likely from MVP: The symptoms your describing are not likely to come from your mild mvp; most likely muscle spasm (intercostal--muscles in-between your ribs). If you are physically fit/active and able to exercise w/o difficulty, then it is even more reassuring that it is not heart related. Good, deep breathing exercises, stretching/chin-up type of activities may help. If persistent, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
I've been having a pain around my sternum and is becoming a daily pain. It's kind of a tugging/tightness pain? No meds, no medical history.
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I have slight tremble sensation feeling going on around my chest n back area. No pain. I don't know what could be reason?
Many possibilities: Allergy is most common in your age. But many other reasons can be the culprit. Check up with your doctor. ...Read more
My chest feels weird and I have strange fluttering sensations followed by a weird sensation. What can it be?
Palpitations: Palpitations can be benign (simple skipped or extra beats) or can be a symptom of a more serious condition such as an SVT (supraventicular tachycardia). See your doctor and get an EKG done. Seek medical care urgently if you are passing out, or have episodes of a very fast heart rate (like over 140 beats/min). ...Read more
Occasional random flutter type sensation in chest. Not a racing feeling. It happens very quickly, and is gone.?
Flutter symptom: Probably not a serious problem. Likely extra beats or intestinal gas. Can't tell from out here. ...Read more
I've been having chest discomfort for over a week now, along with a cool sensation but it comes and goes, help I'm only 17?
Hi I have a tingling / chill sensation down my right side right of my chest, on side. Comes and goes for circa 1 x month now?
Need more in info: Not an uncommon complaint. Not knowing your age and your general health you could have a couple of conditions that deserve investigation. I strongly advise you to see your family physician to have him/her examine you. ...Read more
Sometimes I get a butterfly sensation in my chest. It has lasted as long as one hour. What is this feeling and is it dangerous?
Hey I'm 30 yrs old and I've been experiencing this cold sensation on the left side of my chest and I also get some chest pains.?
Random "buzzing" sensation in middle lower part of chest. Felt like a cell phone vibrating inside of my chest. Painless, minute. What could it be?
Advice: I would recommend seeing your doctor for an EKG to see any abnormalities. This can also be GI related. As long as it doesn't cause you any discomfort or you are not experiencing in lightheadedness, nausea/vomiting, or shortness of breath, I do not believe this is anything to be concerned about. ...Read more
Have a small red dot on my left chest that when I scratch it it hurts my chest and the sensation feels like it hurts my left back. What can it be?
Sounds mysterious: Dermatologists like to look at dots on the skin. For a small red dot on the chest, one can see a primary care doctor first, or go straight to a skin doctor. Reddish coloring usually means there is more blood flow to the spot. Dermatologists can use a laser to remove spots caused by tiny blood vessels (such as some birthmarks and "spider" hemangiomas), and can also talk about other treatments. ...Read more
I felt somone was pulling or streching my head, yesterday after this sensation the same happened on the chest from sides to the center. What is it?
Wow. No idea: Are you still experiencing any symptoms? That does not fit the pattern for anything I have ever seen. Can you give more details? I wish you the best. ...Read more
I have had so many tests & all are negative! What can cause me to have upper abd pain, kind of a hot sensation coming up my chest/diahreah? Gasy too
I am having slight problem of shortbreathness from one month. I already do have pricking sensation in chest. I have got my echo done which is normal.
Lung doctor: You need to have a doctor to check your lung function, see a pulmonologist. ...Read more
Have a flutter in my chest has become more and more frequent with age. Is it serious? The flutter started when I was about 6 I am now 35 it happens frequently when I am very active. Sometimes if I work out, certain exercises cause the sensation when I am
There are a number of reasons you might be feeling a fluttering sensation in your chest. It is possible that with exercise your normal heart beat becomes stronger and you are then able to feel it even though it is a normal heart rhythm.
It is also possible that you have an arrhythmia, or irregular heart beat. There are many types of arrhythmias and the only way to know for certain is to have an ECG taken when you are feeling the fluttering. Sometimes this is best done by wearing a holter monitor, or an ECG that you wear continuously for a day or longer. The heart rhythm is then analyzed and your doctor could then determine what type of heart rhythm changes you might have.
The most common types of arrhythmias are single skipped beats and are called premature atrial contractions (pacs) or premature ventricular contractions (pvcs). These are benign and are not dangerous or worrisome. If your heart seems to race continuously for seconds to minutes or longer, you might have a more serious arrhythmia that may or may not require further treatment.
If at any time you feel the fluttering and you feel like you might faint, or you cannot breathe well, or you have chest pains, you should call your doctor immediately. ...Read more
Hip pain n butt. Comes n goes but is EXCRUCIATING feels as tho my hip is being ripped out. Sometimes I get an shock sensation n chest at same time. Y?
Some questions can't: ...Be answered in an online forum like this. I assume your doctor has seen you and if he/she is unsure, you can always ask for a second opinion, but this is not the place to get one. This is a good source of information on many health and health-care related questions, but not a site for providing health care.. ...Read more
Possible PVC's: Not sure based on your description. May be related to a cardiac etiology. Without other information or tests, best guess might be pvc's (premature ventricular contractions). You should be further evaluated by your primary care physician with a possible referral to cardiologist for holter monitor or event monitor. Other possible causes will be discussed by your physician. ...Read more
PANIC ATTACKS?: DOESN'T SOUND LIKE HEART OR LUNGS.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why is my 24 year old brother experience a certain "gurgling sensation" in his chest during the day?
Several things: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
What is that brief squeezing sensation in the center of my chest. Once it starts it goes away and been feeling it sporadically for a few years.
Cardiac VS Reflux: First, you need to prove to yourself this is not cardiac, so discuss this with your doctor. Call tomorrow and get an appointment. If basic cardiac work up is ok, then reflux can be considered. Gerd can cause occasional esophageal spasm, which can mimic cardiac pain. It's usually relieved by swallowing liquid. Again, see your doctor soon. Good luck. ...Read more
As of the last week or so, I've been getting a sharp pinching sensation in the left side of my chest that comes at random. The feeling lasts a bit?
See your doctor: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more