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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Tightness (Definition)

Chest tightness is the feeling of a "squeezing" or a pressure in the chest. Sometimes there is an associated breathing difficulty. There are numerous potential causes. Heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, heart rhythm condition, esophagus spasm, lung condition are ...Read more


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Does doxycycline cause chest tightness, fatigue, and stomach pain? What should I do?

Does doxycycline cause chest tightness, fatigue, and stomach pain? What should I do?

Stop the doxy: If you think it is the doxy, then stopping it for a week or 10 days makes sense (and if everything clears consider trying it a second time just to be sure). Doxycycline can cause esophagus and stomach irritation (the chest tightness and stomach pain) and worry about what is wrong, the fatigue. ...Read more

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Chest tightness for 5 days, what are possible causes?

Chest tightness for 5 days, what are possible causes?

Heart esophagus lung: The most serious possibility is angina which is a symptom of myocardial ischemia; that is poor circulation to the heart.

Another possiblity is that the tube that connects ones mouth to the stomach may have a problem.

Another possibility is that the lungs are affected by an infection such as preumonia. ...Read more

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Can anxiety from OCD cause chest tightness?

Can anxiety from OCD cause chest tightness?

Yes: Anxietycan cause a variety of symptoms, one of them could be chest tightness, palpitations, sweating, dizziness etc. ...Read more

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Does remecaide cause wheezing or chest tightness?

Does remecaide cause wheezing or chest tightness?

No: That was not a side effect listed by the manufacturer under fda guidelines. ...Read more

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What could cause chest tightness on the right side, but not so much the left side?

What could cause chest tightness on the right side, but not so much the left side?

Depends: Could be your right chest wall muscles or rib cage. .. Could be your right lung. .. Could be your heart. .. ...Read more

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Could chest tightness be caused from sleeping to much?

Could chest tightness be caused from sleeping to much?

No: Chest tightness is not caused by sleeping too much. Its causes are bronchial asthma, angina, musculoskeletal pain etc. If it persists need medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Can omeprazole cause chest tightness? Seems like the tightness started while taking this.

Can omeprazole cause chest tightness? Seems like the tightness started while taking this.

Unlikely: Unlikely - but if you suspect, call your doctors office to inform him that you want to stop it and try an alternative. ...Read more

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Can severe sleep apnea cause chest tightness in an overweight person?

Can severe sleep apnea cause chest tightness in an overweight person?

Chest pain Yes: Chest pain can be due to an heart attack, esophagitis, acid reflux, musculoskeletal problems, gall bladder disease, pericarditis, pneumonia, pleurisy etc. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can pvc's cause chest tightness and shortness of breath?

PVC's: In a healthy 31 yr old male, pvc's are almost never the cause of any major issues. Mostly likely, you're having some anxiety when experiencing pvc's (which is very common)! nevertheless, get a check up to make sure there isn't anything else going on. If you're checkup is clean, I bet those symptoms will go away after getting the proper reassurance. ...Read more

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What could cause chest tightness? I had normal ekgs and lab work but having these pains for weeks now?

What could cause chest tightness? I had normal ekgs and lab work but having these pains for weeks now?

Surprisingly: It is usually associated with other symptoms such as fatigue, heart palpitations, undue sweating headaches etc. It also comes and goes. If this applies to you it could be as simple as diet, particularly the junk. Symptoms are often just "alarm bells" ringing in a complex system and provide warning that all is not well. ...Read more

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Can shoulder and neck pain cause chest tightness?

Can shoulder and neck pain cause chest tightness?

Possibly: Shoulder and neck pain don't really "cause" chest tightness, but a herniated disc in the neck can sometimes cause all these problems, including chest pain/tighteness that can seem like a heart attack. ...Read more

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I'm having mild pain between my shoulder blades, mild chest tightness, and numbness on the right side of my head and face causes?

See Dr/get eval: These symptoms would warrant an exam. If the pain is severe and chest pain is there as stated, you want to assure it is not your heart involved too. See dr for eval as soon as possible. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Chest tightness when showering. Difficulty breathing & HR elevated. Bending over helped breathing/pain. HR ~130bpm. Could low heat have caused this?

Chest pain: Betty512~ are you taking BCP. If yes, please see a Dr to rule out pulmonary embolus. Please don't ignore this and please see a doc to rule out sinister causes of this pain. Heart attack is very very low on the list of worries but I would do an EKG thanks ...Read more

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Can acid reflux cause a chest tightness (NOT the burning) that mimics heart attack?

Can acid reflux cause a chest tightness (NOT the burning) that mimics heart attack?

Cardiac reflux: Yes sometimes it can mimic heart attack, vice versa is also true, heart attack can mimic stomach problems... ...Read more

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Back pain on spine, chest tightness, abdomen pain, headaches. Any new ideas of what the cause might be?

Back pain on spine, chest tightness, abdomen pain, headaches. Any new ideas of what the cause might be?

Multiple symptoms: I have been seeing your post for several days and cannot come up with a logical answer. If you have these multiple symptoms for a long time, you should seek some medical advise from a doctor who can examine you thoroughly. It could be more than one reason for these symptoms. ...Read more

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Can tooth decay cause upper chest tightness? I have no pain though coming from the tooth but its been cracked for 3yrs now.

Can tooth decay cause upper chest tightness? I have no pain though coming from the tooth but its been cracked for 3yrs now.

DDS and MD!: See a physician asap regarding your chest tightness and a dentist regarding your cracked tooth. Not seeing both is dangerous! Dental infections can spread throughout the body and even cause death. I would also be concerned that the chest tightness could be a warning sign of something serious. Do you like to play Russian Roulette? ...Read more

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Could Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) cause chest tightness. Chest is sensitive to touch. If so, do I need to stop taking it? No other side effects.

Could Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) cause chest tightness. Chest is sensitive to touch. If so, do I need to stop taking it? No other side effects.

Depends: Chest pain/tightness can have many causes and many implications. Some are minor and some can be life threatening. If you are allergic to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) this could cause some of the symptoms, however no rash? More information-a complete, accurate history and physical is recommended by your doctor if you indeed have these symptoms. Please go to the emergency room for full assessment. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Vibramycin (Definition)

Vibramycin is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more