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Upper chest pain left side and back. Short of breath walking and layin. Been to ER many times as well as GP. No one seems concerned what could it be?

Upper chest pain left side and back. Short of breath walking and layin. Been to ER many times as well as GP. No one seems concerned what could it be?

Consultation advised: Your symptoms may be due to various causes. Apparently nothing serious was seen on your trips to the ER. For more helpful advice you may want to consider a Virtual Consultation at Health Tap. This can be done by live video or voice or by an InBox Text consultation. For your problem a live text consultation not advised. For InBox best to be available to respond to Dr's questions. Upload full Hx ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Katz
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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


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CHEST PAIN WHEN WALKING RUNNING AND UP STAIRS?

CHEST PAIN WHEN WALKING RUNNING AND UP STAIRS?

See Dr. ASAP: You may be giving yourself a "stress test" so get into the Dr asap to assess your cardiac status/function and assure your heart is stable. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Sharp left Chest pain when walking fast or uphill. Goes away when resting. Chest can hurt to touch also. Is this definitely heart related?

Sharp left Chest pain when walking fast or uphill. Goes away when resting. Chest can hurt to touch also. Is this definitely heart related?

It is unlikely for: a young woman to have heart disease as a cause of chest pain. Especially if the pain is reproducible by touching the chest. Heart pain is usually dull and squeezing like a tooth ache and very rarely sharp or stabbing. Overall, it is unlikely that this symptom is heart related. Ask your health care provider to check it out and confirm. ...Read more

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I'm having chest pain when walking, shopping, housework. Is it possible I have syndrome x or coronary spasm? Had cardiac MRI, treadmill. Echo...

I'm having chest pain when walking, shopping, housework. Is it possible I have syndrome x or coronary spasm? Had cardiac MRI, treadmill. Echo...

Many causes: Chest pain often is associated with cardiac disease. However musculoskeletal injury or inflammation involving rib or muscle can cause pain. Gastroesophageal reflux is probably the most common cause of chest pain. Have you had work up for GI causes of pain? ...Read more

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Why do I have right upper chest pain when i eat sweets?

Not sure: I am not sure why you have right upper chest pain with sweets. However, gall bladder pain can sometimes present as right shoulder pain. You should talk to your doctor or primary care giver. A detailed history, physical exam, and prudent test should give you a better idea. ...Read more

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Rigth upper chest pain?

Rigth upper chest pain?

Anything: 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. ...Read more

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What causes right side upper chest pain?

What causes right side upper chest pain?

Possibly: Anxiety can cause excess cortisol, os adrenaline secretion which can cause a number of symptoms, including dizziness, lightheadedness, rapid heart beat palpitations, chestpain, headaches, etc. Try calming yourself down by concentrating on slowing down your breathing over a few minutes if this doesn't help, see your primary provider for further evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of a chest pain?right in the middle of my upper chest...its lasted for about 5 days now.help!!!

What are the possible causes of a chest pain?right in the middle of my upper chest...its lasted for about 5 days now.help!!!

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more