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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

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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What causes pain in chest above breasts? Feels like someone is pushing down on a small area of the rib with their thumb.

What causes pain in chest above breasts? Feels like someone is pushing down on a small area of the rib with their thumb.

Non cardiac : At your age it is unlikely the chest pain you described is related to a cardiac disease, except if you a strong family history or coronary heart disease or multiple risk factor for developing heart disease. However, the only way to know is to visit a physician to confirm that is a non cardiac chest pain. ...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 causes chest pain if chest X-ray is clear could it still be the lungs?

What causes chest pain if chest X-ray is clear could it still be the lungs?

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 can cause pain the chest cavity area and also on the curvature of the spine?

What can cause pain the chest cavity area and also on the curvature of the spine?

Could be several : There could be several reasons. It is less likely spinal FAS a typical scoliosis which is usually a deformity not associated with pain in this region unless it is potentially a large scoliosis. I would be concerned that this is not an ulcer or related issue and you should have this evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the chest at the center, just above breast line? It seems to be worse if I press on it.Intermittent for 3 hours.

What causes pain in the chest at the center, just above breast line?  It seems to be worse if I press on it.Intermittent for 3 hours.

Chest Pain: Chest pain is a very serious condition and you should seek medical attention. It may be as simple as heartburn, the pain may be because of inflammation of the lining between the ribs or it could be cardiac related. please seek attention ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain throughout chest and abdomen when i take deep breaths?

What causes sharp pain throughout chest and abdomen when i take deep breaths?

Could be: A chest wall problem due to slipped rib syndrome, somatic dysfunction of the rib or costochondritis. Try some advil (ibuprofen) for a few days and see your doctor for exam and treatment options. It could also be inflammation of lung lining or other lung problems. ...Read more

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What cause stomache pain and chest throat shoulder hurt and i always feel like i got a sinus probelm and my stomache issue i vomited all the time an?

What cause stomache pain and chest throat shoulder hurt  and i always feel like i got a sinus  probelm and my stomache issue i vomited all the time an?

Could be acid reflux: That combination of symptom can be seen in the setting of acid reflux. Try an otc acid reducer and if that doesn't help, make sure you see your doctor. ...Read more