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Doctor insights on: White Things On Chest

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I had a few small white pimple type things on my chest. Should I worry?

I had a few small white pimple type things on my chest. Should I worry?

No unless infected.: May be a pimple or cyst. Watch 4 infection and increase in size or becomes painful, then see ur pcp. Read more

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Pain in manubrium area of chest. Can feel pain by pressing it. Aggravates when I do things that stretch chest out such as dips or rolling out.

Pain in manubrium area of chest. Can feel pain by pressing it. Aggravates when I do things that stretch chest out such as dips or rolling out.

Definitely stop: If you are having pain in parts of your chest. The most advisable thing to do is to make sure that you get a chance to recover. Before the exercise, make sure that you stretch appropriately and if there is still pain, follow up with your PCP Read more

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I have pain in my chest and have been thinking about things makes me more afraid and sometimes I feel like shocking and I did full check up and nothing showed. What I could be?

I have pain in my chest and have been thinking about things makes me more afraid and sometimes I feel like shocking and I did full check up and nothing showed. What I could be?

Anxiety, stress, ...: anxiety, stress, poor sleep quality, poor nutrition.... are possible contributing factors. I suggest seeing a preventive medicine doctor, or a holistic/functional medicine specialist. Consider meditative yoga, meditation as possible adjunctive therapies. Read more

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I have dot like things on my neck and the spend to my chest over time?

I have dot like things on my neck and the spend to my chest over time?

See a doctor: Assuming you do not have a fever, feel faint and are generally well, make an appointment with your doctor to figure out if it is an infection which requires medicines, labs, etc. If you are painful, unwell, feverish, difficulty breathing, go to the er. Read more

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Are there any immediate natural things to do while suffering from neurologic pain below the chest?

Are there any immediate natural things to do while suffering from neurologic pain below the chest?

Natural?: Highly unlikely that you are going to find relief from otc products or health foods. My advice would be to contact a pain clinic. Read more

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My chest always hurt when I wake up the morning and when I do some hard things, what does it imply doc?

My chest always hurt when I wake up the morning and when I do some hard things, what does it imply doc?

Allergy/asthma?: It is possible that you are having allergies or asthma symptoms. At 24 years old it is unlikely to be your heart, but it would be a good idea for you to see a doctor and have an exam and some testing done. Allergies or asthma can cause you to have a heaviness in your chest especially after exercise. Please try to see a doctor soon. Read more

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Hi I am indian. Is chest pain common during coughing and can the color of the cough tell a lot of things about your condition?

Hi I am indian. Is chest pain common during coughing and can the color of the cough tell a lot of things about your condition?

Yes: Pain with vigorous coughing is common and due muscular strain. Pleurisy can mimic this but is also present with just breathing. Clear, white, or yellow phlegm is generally normal. Red suggests bleeding. Green is suspicious for infection. Only lab testing on the sputum can provide more exact information. If you smoke, please stop! If you don't: you're smart! Read more

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Diagnosed with costochondrites used etoshine 60mg for 5 days, things were ok, now the problem reoccurred, pain exactly in chest region? Pls advice

Diagnosed with costochondrites used etoshine 60mg for 5 days, things were ok, now the problem reoccurred, pain exactly in chest region? Pls advice

Costochondritis: Costochondritis can be long-lasting requiring more anti-inflammatory therapy in addition to avoiding strain of the area. An injection of cortisone type anti-inflammatory may help stubborn cases. Read more

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I have things on my chest which I think could be warts, there's is one larger one and then a few little ones surrounding. What would I do to get rid?

I have things on my chest which I think could be warts, there's is one larger one and then a few little ones surrounding. What would I do to get rid?

Chest lesions: First you need to find out what they are. Do this by seeing your doctor or abBoard Certified Dermatologist. Then after an appropriate diagnosis treatment can be discussed and started. Read more

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My friend called me, she's worried because her chest has been hurting for an hour and has mentioned it hurts when she breathes or tries to eat things?

My friend called me, she's worried because her chest has been hurting for an hour and has mentioned it hurts when she breathes or tries to eat things?

Get her to the ER: Please tell your friend that if she is having chest pain, she should call 911 and get to the nearest emergency room as soon as possible. The worst case scenario is that she could be having a heart attack. Heart disease is the number one cause of death related to Health in the United States and many developing countries. Time may save her life. Read more

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33 M no maj med issues but feeling new pain all the time. In chest, shoulder, kidney, etc. Tests by 2 docs show things are fine. Where to go from here?

33 M no maj med issues but feeling new pain all the time. In chest, shoulder, kidney, etc. Tests by 2 docs show things are fine. Where to go from here?

Pain all the time: 33 M no maj med issues but feeling new pain all the time. In chest, shoulder, kidney, etc. Tests by 2 docs show things are fine. Where to go from here? ANS: you need to be seen by an Internist who will do a detailed history, physical exam and directed testing to find the cause. I am one of those and happy to do 2nd opinion to get you started. Will need to see all labs and other tests done so far. Read more

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What are some things to improve excavatum chest and flared ribs?

What are some things to improve excavatum chest and flared ribs?

Excavatum chest ribs: This is a familial condition that one is born with.
It may expand as one grows and bones enlarge with
muscles. If active with exercise, one can build up rib cage musculature that makes the rib care, excavatum
more prominent. There is no need to change this which is benign and there is no treatment unless the pectus
excavated enlarges over time reducing the respiratory status, then surgical fix. Read more

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what Other things can cause the chest X-ray appearance of hyper expansion/air trapping.?

what Other things can cause the chest X-ray appearance of hyper expansion/air trapping.?

Hyper expansion: COPD, asthma, cystic fibrosis and other cystic lung diseases, some infections (RSV), and spurious chest X-ray finding due to large inspiratory excursion. Read more

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Can you please describe common things I can change in my daily lifestyle to improve chest acne?

Can you please describe common things I can change in my daily lifestyle to improve chest acne?

Tough to do: Chest acne like acne in other areas usually requires topical and/or oral treatments (depending on severity). Start with otc benzoyl peroxide that comes in washes or gels (be careful though as they can bleach clothing). Read more