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Vagus Nerve Chest Pain
Gi dr after upper GI says my hh is pressing on my vagus nerves ? Causing heart palms and so e chest pain after eating big meals is this possible?
Possible.: Strange things may happen in medicine. This is one potential explanation for CP which seems to be related to meals. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Y'day i had stabbing chest pain just to the left of my left breast. Painful all day and today feels badly bruised to the touch. Ideas?
Have it evaluated: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have it evaluated.: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes a painful lump underneath the top of your ribcage? Had it for over a year, chest pain and wheezing too.
Not sure "where": You are talking about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful lump under armpit. Doctor said it was cyst 3 days ago but its gotten bigger and painful, plus chest pain on left side getting worse. Help!
I have heartburn, difficulty/painful swallowing, feels like there's something stuck in my throat, chest pain/tightness and a cough. What could it be?
Globus sensation?: Sounds like you experience the feeling of a ball or lump in the back of your throat that you have to swallow past? If so, this is "globus." alternatively, you may have laryngo-esophaeal reflux without heartburn. Sometimes, the actual swallowing mechanism may be impaired due to "spasms" or dysmotility. A gastroenterologist or ear-nose-throat specialist is a good starting point for evaluation. ...Read more
Painful palpitations (long history but never painful till recently). I exercise 3/wk. Should i bother gp? No lasting chest pain only transient.
Yes, bother them: Palpitations, as you know, are distressing but they're not painful. I would be suspicious that something else is going on. For instance, pericarditis could cause pain with forceful or irregular heart beat. Because of your age, an unusual presentation of angina also needs to be considered, even though your spells are brief. ...Read more
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