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Upper Left Chest Pain In Men
Old man with sudden left side chest pain for 30 min, died after minutes.investigations show narrowing and obstruction of CA, is it cardiac arrythmia?
MI: Assuming the patient had a myocardial infarction, the timing suggests the actual death event was an arrhythmia. Massive infarction can have a hemodynamic death but usually this takes a bit longer. Another rapid cause of death with MI is cardiac rupture. All these are possibilities with what is presented. ...Read more
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
Chest pain: If you have chest pains on and off for 12hrs. Most of us would go to the doctor to get it checked out. There are lots of possibilities. ...Read more
Upper left Chest pain, stinging now and then, it is very random, sometimes during the day, and sometimes when I lay in bed, it's from 1-3 stings?
Unlikely heart: Given your age and the description of the symptoms it is very unlikely related to your heart. Much more likely either musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, and less likely pulmonary in nature if it is worse when you take a deep breath. ...Read more
Likely muscular: Usually if the pain occurs with movement it is probably related to the muscles that enable your arm to work. If you can recreate the pain by pressing on the area with your hand/fingers this should make it more clear that it is muscular in nature. Feel better. ...Read more
Neg nuc stress test in 2009 and 2013. Neg angiogram in 2014. Upper left chest pain with exertion. Why is this happening? Very frustrated.
There are other :
Causes of exertional chest pain besides cardiac causes. Esophageal causes such as esophagitis or esophageal spasm need to be ruled out. Panic with hyperventilation can cause this. See the following website for more information. Best wishes. See your family doc for further work-up with referral to a GI doctor.
for patients reporting chest pain brought on by exert. ...Read more
Middle n upper left chest pain, start yesterday worsen when press.4 days ago, when bending over, felt a strain in left chest n back that go away quickly
That is a statement-: -not a question. Try again & B more specific & then ask a? ...Read more
Upper left chest pain and shoulder pain what could be causing it hurts severely to cough or sneeze?
see below: You describe pleurisy or pericarditis. Sometimes intercostal muscular pain can mimic this. If the pain is worse lying down, improved sitting up/forward, it suggest pericarditis. If you have fever/cough, shortness of breath, it suggests pneumonia with pleural involvement. Were your chest xray and ct done recently/for this illness? A cxr, CBC and echo are usual parts of the evaluation. ...Read more
Upper left chest pain, near cbone and shoulder. Had for couple days. Left arm also tingles. Also, bad belching/acid reflux. Related and suggestions?
Iv been suffering with what feels like a very fast heartbeat palpitations dizzy & sharp upper left chest pain — now wen i breath it's lower lung pain?
Possible arrhythmia : You should see a cardiologist — although the symptoms are non-specific, they may suggest arrhythmia — perhaps svt — which can occur in a your person like yourself ...Read more
I am a 23-year-old female with upper left chest pain since last Sunday- I went to the doctor but they have not found anything wrong with me. I also feel a small tightness in the bottom of my throat. I have no known conditions and not sure what to do for t
Left chest pain: Checked for gastritis/ GERD? H pylori? You could try ranitidine/ prevecid, H pylori needs test. Mmay be TMJ (tender when pressing while opening mouth?), or thoracic outlet (finger numbs?) rarely could be cardiac, mitral valve prolapse which is common or asymmetric septal hypertrophy. (need echocardiogram) or coarctation(echo or CT angio) or PE(check d-dimer, angio) or mass -CXR -f/u w/doc ...Read more
Oct chest xray shows inflammed lungs. Diagn asthma, qvar made tightness worse. Can be anything other than asthma?8 mo intermittent upper left chest pain!
2nd opinion: If you are still having symptoms after eight months with no relief from your inhaler, you need to get a second opinion. You may need to consult a pulmonologist, or even an environmental medicine physician, who can assess why you're still having the burning sensation, that may be due to environmental exposure to toxins or chemicals. This is very important to as they may need to reimage you by x-ray. ...Read more
I have been having front upper left chest pain and dizziness. I have family history of heart problems. My mom has a bad heart valve and an aortic aneurysm. I have no health insurance currently. What would be your best advice?
A free health clinic: If you can't afford to see a cardiologist there are a number of places where you can be seen for very little. You may have to show that you can't afford to pay. ...Read more
Multiple things: 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
Chest pain: Pill oesophagitis may be responsibleGet a more detailed answer ›
M/s: Probably non cardiac.try regular exercise, get busy with ur studies or work. ...Read more
Chest pain over 10 years:
Have you ever had chest surgery, and the pain is following the procedure?, or had chest trauma, like a MVA? Or had shingles, or Herpes zoster? Some causes Eophageal spasm
Prolapsed mitral cusp
Da Costa's syndrome
Lesions of sternum
Aortic aneurysm ...Read more
Chest pain : Many possibilities including musculoskeletal, gi, and cardiac. ...Read more
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I do not know wha you mean byquick and mild lft sided chest pain. But pain can be due to one of these causes
1costochondritis, inlammation in the joint where ribs meet sternum
5from lungs and pleura
so if you want to find out what is causing your pain get it checkd. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Chest pain may be associated with many conditions. It can be related to musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiac and other systems. Without a complete history & being able to examine you, it's impossible to know what could be causing this pain. You should seek the advice of your physician & seek immediate medical attention for any worsening symptoms or signs. ...Read more
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