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I have pickwickian syndrome & sleep apnea. Feeling sick. Headaches when waking up. Chest pain. Dry throat. Use oxygen at night. Should I see a dr?

I have pickwickian syndrome & sleep apnea. Feeling sick. Headaches when waking up. Chest pain. Dry throat. Use oxygen at night. Should I see a dr?

Yes: Do you use CPAP or BiPAP? If not then you probably need to be checked for that. If you're already using it, the pressure may need to be adjusted. See your sleep doctor ASAP. ...Read more

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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


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Been waking up with chest pain and sob that subsides in a few hours. Sometimes my heart beats very fast n a painful pulling sensation in diaphragm.Y?

Been waking up with chest pain and sob that subsides in a few hours. Sometimes my heart beats very fast n a  painful pulling sensation in diaphragm.Y?

Depends: Abdominal and chest pain has many causes and many implications. Some are minor and some can be life threatening. More information a complete history and physical is recommended by your doctor if you indeed have these symptoms. If severe perhaps an evaluation at the emergency room will provide the best answers. Good luck ...Read more

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Waking up with left side chest pain tat radiates to my left back (under shoulder blade), what can this be caused by? 30yr. Female with lupus.

Waking up with left side chest pain tat radiates to my left back (under shoulder blade), what can this be caused by? 30yr. Female with lupus.

Chest pain in Lupus: Dear Lupi: Chest pain in a patient with lupus could be from the lungs or the heart. For example, Inflammation of the lung lining is called pleurisy which is a sharp pain and can radiate to the back. But there are also many other possibilities - the heart sac can be inflamed - called pericarditis and can present in the same way. You must see your physician for a thorough physical exam. Nisha ...Read more

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Center chest pain occurs every mrng aftr waking up i know this is not any cardio prob. Coz i m just 20. Is this sternum?If yes , then what should I do

Center chest pain occurs every mrng aftr waking up i know this is not any cardio prob. Coz i m just 20. Is this sternum?If yes , then what should I do

GERD?: This could be gastric esophageal reflux disease, or gerd. But, 20 year olds can develop heart diseases... 5, 000 young people 17-21 die annually from heart attacks in the United States! ...Read more

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Urgent! burning chest pain when breathin all day no relief started after waking up nonstop no sob cause? History: hbp palps angina tachy minimal

Urgent! burning chest pain when breathin all day no relief started after waking up nonstop no sob cause? History: hbp palps angina tachy  minimal

Urgent: If you are that distressed, go to the doctor. If you have already done so and haven't asked what is going on, do so. There are many possibilities and out on the web an answer isn't likely to be forthcoming. ...Read more

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Rapid pulse and chest pain upon waking lasted 5-10 min. I have had this in past with clean holtor. I have pots. Is this something to worry or anxiety?

Rapid pulse and chest pain upon waking lasted 5-10 min. I have had this in past with clean holtor. I have pots. Is this something to worry or anxiety?

Likely due to POTS.: If you have had a clear holter, then i suspect this is due to your pots. It does not sound like a panic attack, and generalized anxiety is nagging long-term anxiety. It is not in a social setting, so it is not social anxiety, and you don't mention trauma, so unlikely to be ptsd. It is not an obsession or compulsion, so it sounds like pots with worry due to the pots symptoms. Talk to your pots doc. ...Read more