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What is the reason behind my chest spasms at the height of my lungs?

What is the reason behind my chest spasms at the height of my lungs?

Chest spasms: That's a difficult question to answer in this short space. I would recommend that you speak with your primary care physician or with a physician who specializes in lung disease. ...Read more

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Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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My son can pin point the pain he is having in the middle of his chest. Is this heart related?

My son can pin point the pain he is having in the middle of his chest. Is this heart related?

Rarely: Mid chestt pain just under the breast bone is more often heartburn than any other cause. It can also be rib cage, lung tissue and lung lining in origin.In rare instances the linings of the heart can accumulate some inflammatory fluid and cause pain, which intensifies on reclining.If Tums (calcium carbonate) gives the kid releaf you can watch it for a while.If not see your doc tomorrow. ...Read more

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In the night I get pinches on my center of heart. what is the problem??

In the night I get pinches on my center of heart. what is the problem??

Pinches: Pinches are usually musculoskekeletal but no way to be certain from out here ...Read more

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Why is the middle part of my chest hurt then the pain go to my back?

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Why is the middle part of my chest hurt then the pain go to my back?

Seek care ASAP: A classic description for the pain in aortic dissection is a chest pain that feels like "tearing" or "ripping" radiating to the back between shoulder blades. Aortic dissection is a serious, potentially life-threatening condition, which involves tearing of the inner wall of the aorta. Other life-threatening conditions such as heart attacks or clots in the lung arteries can also cause such a pain. ...Read more

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What is causing my chest pain ? The pain is in the middle chest not in the heart, and what meds to take?

What is causing my chest pain ? The pain is in the middle chest not in the heart, and what meds to take?

Find the cause: Do you have costrochondritis? A pulled muscle? Acid reflux? Heartburn? Esophageal spasm? Pancreatitis? Gallbladder disease? We cannot just guess from your short terse description. There are a lot of possibilities. ...Read more

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My husband is experiencing pain in the middle of the chest under the rib cage, his motion is also not getting cleared, what can be the cause?

Rule out cardiac/GI: That pain in the middle of the chest needs to be further evaluated by his doctor. The heart resides there as well as the esophagus, and stomach. So you want to make sure that it's not something critical, or find out if it's something minor. That's best done through physical examination with a stethoscope to do auscultation, and percussion, and palpation. Most doctors have an ekg. ...Read more

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For the past year, the side of my right breast hurts at the base of the breast, what could it be?

For the past year, the side of my right breast hurts at the base of the breast, what could it be?

Fibrocystic Disease: Most likely it is fibrocystic disease. But if you are 40 years of age you need your mammogram. If you are younger to see your ob/gyn or your pcp and get an ultrasound. Fibrocystic disease can be misserable. ...Read more

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Keep getting muscle spasms at the sides and bottom of my rib cage mostly happens on the right side. What can cause this? Thankyou!

Several possibilitie: I am sorry to hear of your pain. The differential diagnosis includes scoliosis with muscle spasm along the convexity of the curve, thoracic nerve root injury, or retroperitoneal problems such as kidney stones. I am sure there are others so please see your primary care doctor and discuss the possibilities. Good luck and take care. ...Read more

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My neck at the top and throat seems to be swollen. It leads to chest pains around the top of the chest.

My neck at the top and throat seems to be swollen.  It leads to chest pains around the top of the chest.

Go to the Doctor: This is not normal and is unusual enough that you should contact your family physician go in to be seen in person. ...Read more

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If drew a line down middle of my upper chest to the right of the line, about 2 inches from the line aches at times could it be my asthma or heart ?

If drew a line down middle of my upper chest to the right of the line, about 2 inches from the line aches at times could it be my asthma or heart ?

Very nonspecific: Description of your problem to give you a factual good base opinion. But, if you are coughing because your asthma, chest wall pain can occur due to minor costochondral sprains. If the pain is a pressure pain associates with activities and improving with rest, a coronary syndrome have to be r/o. See your physician for a better history and physical exam. ...Read more

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Pain on the side of my nose close to the bridge also sharp pains in head what is this?

Pain on the side of my nose close to the bridge also sharp pains in head what is this?

Would need more info: ...just to give you some possible answers to "what is this?" Still, we would be unable to provide a specific explanation and appropriate treatment. Consider a Virtual Consult on HealthTap. Better still, see a doctor in person about this. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is it about the migraine that causes pain in the front of my neck on the right side?

What is it about the migraine that causes pain in the front of my neck on the right side?

Migraine pain in front of my neck on the right side: Migraines usually have a headache component, diagnosis of Migraine?, on the R side of the neck?Researchers are not sure what causes a migraine, but they know it involves changes in the blood flow to the brain. At first, blood vessels narrow or constrict, reducing blood flow and leading to visual disturbances, difficulty speaking, weakness, numbness, or tingling. You need a Neurologist, a of MRI Head and neck ...Read more