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Since last night, my son (15) has been feeling a sharp pain in his chest after drinking. Cold water has been the only thing he's tried. What is this?

Since last night, my son (15) has been feeling a sharp pain in his chest after drinking. Cold water has been the only thing he's tried. What is this?

See a doctor: Chest pain (CP) is very common in children, and it's uncommon for it to be related to the heart. It can be related to respiratory, musculoskeletal and even GI (Stomach) conditions. Without a complete history and physical exam, it's impossible to give you an accurate diagnosis. Sharp chest pain that hurts more when pushing on the area suggests musculoskeletal, and rest & ibuprofen helps.

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Why does drinking cold water make my chest feel weird after mastectomy?

Why does drinking cold water make my chest feel weird after mastectomy?

Maybe esophagus: You may be having spasms of your esophagus induced by the cold liquid. That's not a serious problem, but can be painful. If it gets too bad, you may need to see a GI doc and have a test done for diagnosis. Just because it happened after mastectomy doesn't mean that is the cause. Best of luck!

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My friend had blood lactate 3.7, after drinking water feels cold chest cavity followed by full body prickles. ER found nothing. What could it be?

My friend had blood lactate 3.7, after drinking water feels cold chest cavity followed by full body prickles. ER found nothing. What could it be?

Well, the most: Obvious causes of lactic acidosis--severe bleeding, shock, infection, heart failure, CO poisoning, pulmonary embolism--would have been detected by ER. It can be associated with dehydration, severe anemia/leukemia or liver disease (probably also checked by ER), extremely strenuous exercise or overheating, alcohol/antifreeze poisoning, some medicines: INH, metformin. Needs follow-up by his Doc

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So I was sick for a couple days and I stopped but I had a cough but like 4 days ago I had problems breathing and every time I cough or drink cold things I loose my breath and my chest get all tight and it takes couple seconds to get my breath back or when

So I was sick for a couple days and I stopped but I had a cough but like 4 days ago I had problems breathing and every time I cough or drink cold things I loose my breath and my chest get all tight and it takes couple seconds to get my breath back or when

Some possible: Things. Cannot say in your particular case, but generally, there is some irritaiton with any respiratory infection. This leads to increased susceptibility to other inflammation. Basically, it's like asthma but temporary. Singulair (montelukast) often helps the symptoms and speeds healing of inflammation of the respiratory tract. Or asthma/pneumonia/many other possibilities

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Why do I keep getting colds, chest infections and kidney infections? How can I prevent them. I drink loads of water and eat loads of veg? Help

Why do I keep getting colds, chest infections and kidney infections? How can I prevent them. I drink loads of water and eat loads of veg? Help

See your doctor: If you are getting recurring infections while maintaining a healthy lifestyle, you should definitely speak with your physician about further work up for a cause.

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28 years old,,, chest pain,,, normal catheter just spasm while inject,,, worsens some times by drinking cold water,,, improve a little by burp?

28 years old,,, chest pain,,, normal catheter just spasm while inject,,, worsens some times by drinking cold water,,, improve a little by burp?

Esophageal: Your symptoms are classic for esophageal origin - esophagitis and/or spasm. Nitro helps this but a proton pump inhibitor like omeprazole (over the counter) is more likely to promote healing.

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Chest cold, cough, no energy, wheezing. Taking regular Robitussin (guaifenesin) and drinking lots of water?

Chest cold, cough, no energy, wheezing. Taking regular Robitussin (guaifenesin) and drinking lots of water?

See below: Not sure what your question is, but with your mentioned history of wheezing and tobacco use, I would recommend you see a physician. As a general rule, most OTC cough medications (Robitussin) provide little releif, especially if you are wheezing.

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Why am I having tight chest after drinking alcohol?

Why am I having tight chest after drinking alcohol?

This is serious.: Symptoms of alcohol intolerance may include: headache, flushing, hives, nasal congestion, GI upset, nausea/vomiting ; low blood pressure. You could be allergic to alcohol or it's ingredients such as yeast, grains, sulfites, histamines ; other chemicals.

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I was streching after drinking water and now im having chest pains what could it be?

Rib sublux?: The drinking water should not have anything to do with the pain, unless you had reflux but this would have been a temporary discomfort. Assuming the pain is continuing you may have slightly dispaced a rib and/or developed inflammation at your rib/sternum joint. Consider seeing a medical doctor or chiropractor for this.

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The weather has gotten hot and sticky. I am starting to develop reddish blobs on my chest area. I drink a lot of water.

The weather has gotten hot and sticky. I am starting to develop reddish blobs on my chest area. I drink a lot of water.

Chest rash: Heat rash is likely but seborrheic dermatitis can occur on the chest. Reaction to clothing or bra are other possibilities. A dermatologist is best qualified to evaluate, advise and treat your rash.

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I'm only 13 years old and I just got off of my trampoline with a wrenching pain in my chest. I've been drinking water but it still hurts. Help?

Chest pain: The most likely problem is an acute strain of the muscles of the rib cage. This would be associated with increased pain on motions and probably tenderness at the site of the injury. Treatment would be rest, Tylenol but, if you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve should help. See your physician if pain remains severe or if you have shortness of breath.

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Over 1 weekago had science at school then after had a drink of water that night back started itching loads and somtimes chest and been itching since?

Over 1 weekago had science at school then after had a drink of water that night back started itching loads and somtimes chest and been itching since?

Sounds like allergy: Seems you've found something your body's not in agreement with by mouth, inhalation, or direct skin contact. Tried conservative things such as over the counter medications (e.g. Benadryl)? Do you have welts, wheals, or raised bumps anywhere? Seeing a live doctor's best but if you'd like write me: www. Healthtap. Com/drsaghafi & use Code: PDXFNR if you'd like to set up a live virtual consult.

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There is a pain in my chest and kidneys lately. Why is this happenening to me when drinking water?

There is a pain in my chest and kidneys lately. Why is this happenening to me when drinking water?

Get checked: Pain in the chest can have multiple causes. The "kidney" pain may be muscular pain in the back. This may or may not be associated with your chest symptoms.

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After I Eat Food stays in chest for long time even if I drink a glass of water it feels like it is taking very long time to digest.

After I Eat Food stays in chest for long time even if I drink a glass of water it feels like it is taking very long time to digest.

Acid reflux?: You may have acid reflux -- acid coming up into the esophagus, gastritis -- inflammation of the stomach, or gastroparesis -- a paralysis of the stomach caused by nerve damage. Any of these could make you feel full easily after eating and as if stomach is not emptying. See your doctor and get checked. Good luck!