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What causes chest pain in teens?

What causes chest pain in teens?

Chest pain: Many causes. Most all probably not serious ie musculoskeletal, chest wall or pleurisy, acid reflux would be common ones. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


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What causes pain in chest shortness of breath?

What causes pain in chest shortness of breath?

See below: Several things can cause these symptoms including heart attack and failure. See your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the chest?

What could cause pain in the chest?

Many things: From heart related issues to lung, gastrointestinal and musculoskeletal. See your doctor for an exam ...Read more

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What causes throbbing pain in abdomen/uterus?

What causes throbbing pain in abdomen/uterus?

Ovulation: Most of the time ovulation but endometriosis can be one of them too and other one is infection ...Read more

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What is the causes of chest and back chest pain?

What is the causes of chest and back chest pain?

There are over: twenty different diagnoses that can give you chest and back pain. To differentiate them you will need a thorough history, examination and laboratory testing. See a health care professional for this. ...Read more

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What could cause a sharp pain in the chest?

What could cause a sharp pain in the chest?

Potentially : Many. Too many to list here. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What could cause muscle pain in the chest?

What could cause muscle pain in the chest?

Needs clarification: We have to be certain it is muscle pain and not an underlying lung or cardiac or gastrointestinal problem. Muscle pain can be due to injury, lack of exercise or deconditioning. We see costochondritis which is more of a musculoskeletal than a systemic inflammatory illness. Exercising and conditioning can help. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in chest area near heart?

What could cause pain in chest area near heart?

Many things: The pain you describe can actually be caused by problems from the surface of the skin down to structures inside the chest including the muscles, ligaments, stomach, lungs, spleen, and heart. if you have fleeting discomfort and no other symptoms, discuss these soon with you doctor. If these come mainly when you exert yourself, or with nausea, sweating, shortness of breath, seek medical help soon! ...Read more

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What could cause pain in right side of chest?

What could cause pain in right side of chest?

Many things: Near the lower right side, are kidney, liver, gall bladder, duodenum, part of pancreas, large bowel as well as lower lung. For instance but not all inclusive, infection or trauma to kidney, liver; colitis distending large bowel; pancreatitis and gastritis; gall bladder disease, infection in lung, traumatic or inflammatory changes in bones. You should consult your physician for workup. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my chest?

What could cause pain in my chest?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the center of chest?

What causes pain in the center of chest?

Many possible causes: Costochondritis is one possible cause of pain in the chest. It can cause sharp pain in the cartilage which connects the ribs to the breast bone. This is done to inflammation. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. ...Read more

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Pains in chest and then pains in abdomen. What could cause of this discomfort?

Pains in chest and then pains in abdomen. What could cause of this discomfort?

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 heaviness in the chest?

What causes heaviness in the chest?

Evaluation: You need evaluation for cardiac or lung problem. Ekg, chest x-ray, blood testing, possible stress testing may be indicated depending on the details of your history and examination by a medical practitioner. Unusual sensations in the chest or arms is cardiac until proven otherwise. Go get it checked out now. Office or emergency room, whichever is open. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in left arm and chest/heart?

What could cause pain in left arm and chest/heart?

Pain: Left arm and chest pain are not always cardiac related. Within the spectrum of symptoms of cardiac ischemia lie the pains in left arm and chest. Many other things can also cause these symptoms. When the symptoms are associated with other complaints and findings, they are compatible with cardiac relation. ...Read more

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What causes pain in your ribs or sides?

What causes pain in your ribs or sides?

Many things: Too many things to guess...You'd need to see a doctor. This could anything from a bruised rib or pulled muscle, to a kidney stone, gallbladder problem, or lung problem. More details may be helpful, but most pain in the chest (even chest wall) and abdomen should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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What causes elbow pain and what causes a pinched nerve in left side of chest upper?

What causes elbow pain and what causes a pinched nerve in left side of chest upper?

Unclear.: Elbow pain can come from varied conditions including musculoskeletal, rheumatological, and neurological which would include a pinched nerve. Chest pain is always a potentially very serious condition as it could represent a life threatening cardiac condition. Unless medically cleared, all complaints of chest pain should be treated as a medical emergency in an appropriate setting (e.g. Er). ...Read more

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Chest pain, what are the causes?

Chest pain, what are the causes?

Chest pain: Chest pain can be anything from a strained muscle to a problem with your lungs or your heart. If the pain is only mild or was brief and has completely gone then it is probably safe to see your GP. Call an ambulance if you have - breathlessness - nausea - sweating - severe pain - a history of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure or cholesterol, smoking ...Read more

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