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Uncomfortable/tight/pressure in chest when at rest (not all the time and don't notice it when I am active), feels the need to take deep breaths?

Uncomfortable/tight/pressure in chest when at rest (not all the time and don't notice it when I am active), feels the need to take deep breaths?

Unusual : given your age and the fact that is is occurring sporadically at rest and not with exertion this seems unlikely to be a primarily heart related problem but I would suggest you discuss with your primary care provider as soon as possible. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pressure (Definition)

Chest pressure is a sensation of heaviness on or within the chest. If this sensation occurs in response to the heart not receiving enough blood, it ...Read more


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Can taking deep breathes cause chest pressure. Ive been yawning and taking deep breathes all day and I'm really uncomfortable Taking Xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety?

Can taking deep breathes cause chest pressure. Ive been yawning and taking deep breathes all day and I'm really uncomfortable Taking Xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety?

Xanax (alprazolam) is not for CP.: If you have Anxiety and feeling uncomfortable, having chest pressure or tightness in chest as if some one is sitting on your chest , then you should take Xanax (alprazolam) to help relief. If you are having Chest pain while taking deep breath and making you anxious then take Motrin 3/day, apply OTC Ben Gay or Gold Bond. you may be having inflammation of Joint-Costochondr Meditate if you have severe ANxiety ...Read more

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Could it be something bad if I have chest pressure?

Could it be something bad if I have chest pressure?

Absolutely: Chest pressure can be a sign of many things depending on what triggers it, its intensity, and its duration or other accompanying features. Heart, lung, skeletal, muscular and esophageal problems can all cause "chest pressure", and they can be serious or less so. See your doctor. You won't get properly diagnosed in a public forum like this. ...Read more

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Could smoking cause chest pressure?

Could smoking cause chest pressure?

Smoking: I'm not sure what you mean by "chest pressure." smoking causes all kinds of changes in your blood vessels and in your heart as well as in your lungs. Shortness of breath, heart pain are just a few of the long-term consequences of smoking. You don't say how long or how much you smoke. That makes really little difference because no one should smoke at all . Good luck. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder cause chest pressure?

Can gallbladder cause chest pressure?

Unlikely : While anything is possible, gallbladder induced pain is usually felt in the right upper abdomen just under the ribs, and just below the tip of the beast bone. It sometimes radiates to the crack on the right side, but not the chest per se. Chest pain however always raises the possible of cardiac or heart pain, which is considered an emergent problem requiring a trip to the er. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What does burning chest pressure mean ?

What does burning chest pressure mean ?

Burning CP: If you have burning chest pain it is likely to be due to acid reflux or esophagitis. Recommend checking with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the reason for increased chest pressure?

Chest pressure: Lots of possibilities too many to describe here, if you are concerned about yourself consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I have chest pressure after inversions?

Investigate: Get your Lipid profile done and also do ECG and consult a cardilogist ...Read more

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What could be causing chest pressure in a fifteen year old male?

What could be causing chest pressure in a fifteen year old male?

Seek eval: Multiple possibilities, some severe. Most common include musculoskeletal pains of inflammation in the rib and sternum joints. Heart and lung problems that are potentially serious require prompt physician evaluation. ...Read more

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