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Why Does Some Chest Heart Pain Only Occur At Night While Lying In Bed
It depends...: On occasion, one might have an inflammatory process around the outside of the heart called pericarditis, which can cause chest pain that is worse when lying flat on your back. This is related to increased contact between the two layers of inflamed pericardium in this position. However, it is far more common for musculoskeletal chest pains, or acid reflux, to cause this type of symptom. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Woke up with sharp chest/heart pain, shortness of breath and hands getting cold. What causes this? And is this normal? Got better later on in the day.
I have recently have some chest/ heart pain like never before it felt like it was aching what could this be? My sister has also had this problem
Unlikely your heart: see a cardiologist. Are you especially anxious? That can play a major part. HRS, MD, FACC ...Read more
He has 4 nipples and a dip in the middle of his chest. It is not big or very hollow. He has been having chest/heart pain. Is this dangerous?
Better safe / sorry: If you have chest discomfort which lasts for more than a few minutes and is concerning to you, you should seek immediate medical attention. There are many causes of chest pain and some are not serious but others can be fatal so please get checked out right away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Faint, dizzy, tingling sensations, tightness in left arm and chest. Heart murmur picked up last night, acidic levels abnormal, extremely scared?
Muscle twitch: You are probably having twitches of your chest wall muscles. Generally not a cause for concern but talk to your doctor about it. ...Read more
Atypical: The pain you describe is atypical and usually not the heart. But depending on your history and your risk factors a work up may be indicated. A thorough h&p along with ecg, labs and and possibly a stress test would be helpful ruling out the heart and asses other potential causes. ...Read more
I have been having sharp pains in my chest (heart) frequently. Am i a candidate for certain kinds of heart problems?
Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more
I was eating a few minutes ago and as i swallowed my chest/heart started hurting it hasn't gone away and I have stopped eating.
Esophageal spasm: You may have food stuck in your esophagus, drink liquids to try to push it down, if no help, go to the emergency room. ...Read more
Ben having chest and heart pain for the past couple of days. Mild to moderate. Sometimes it feels like discomfort in the middle of my chest?
CHEST PAIN: Without knowing more history & risk factors, cannot advise other than to follow up with your primary care provider. ...Read more
Fast jogging and ran for some minutes (5-10mins) and me and my friend(both physically fit) both felt a pain in chest/heart area. What can it be?
Poor training: Sudden burst of exercise cause muscular ischemia which will show as spasm or pain. I t is not a disease. you must train yourself gradually. For every 15 min you walk you can run 1 min next day. you can go as high as you want. there will be no pain. I am a marathon runner. if you do not exercise for 2 weeks, you have to start from the beginning. remember gradual increments. ...Read more
Rndom sharp/dull chest pain once a day, very brief last 5-10 seconds. Sometimes a few times a week or 2 weeks.Left of the midle of the chest. Heart?
Chest pains : Very fleeting chest pains as described are usually not cardiac related. ...Read more
Purple spots? : It's hard to be certain by your description, but your words, "purple spots" make me concerned about a condition called "purpura". These are due to bleeding under the skin and suggest insufficient number of platelets. This is a serious condition. You need to be seen asap. This is a pretty good reason to go to the er! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Intermittent, mild vibrations over left chest/heart area with no pain. What could be causing this?
I am 23 years old and I've been having chest/heart pains for the last few months.what could this be?
Chest pains: For a younger person, it is not common that the heart could be the source of pain. Esepcially pain that occurs for months. Other causes could be something with the lungs or airway, the muscles or joints (especially where the ribs join the sternum/chest plate). Think about it. Is there anything that makes it better, or worse? Does it affect your breathing? Costochondritis is a common cause. ...Read more
I have had a pain in my chest/heart for the past 4 days. The pain started out of nowhere when i was eating and now it hurts all the time.
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I got severe anxiety debilitating one. What shall i do? Causing me pain in my chest/heart area. I feel i m suffocated sometimes and dying. Any help!
Hyperventilation: 30's male with episodic feelings of doom with chest pain, panicky feelings, and shortness of breath likely has hyperventilation and panic attacks. If confirmed by a medical examination then meditation, biofeedback, and an anti-anxiety medication might help. Is there an underlying problem of ptsd? ...Read more
I was diagnosed with several pe's two months ago. After getting back to running, i suddenly have burning sensations in my chest/heart area. Is this ok?
Sharp pain in the left side of my chest (heart area) that comes and goes, since yesterday.No known health problems-unbelievably stressful living situat?
Reassurance: In general sharp chest pains lasting for a few seconds are usually not cardiac in origin , especially at your age of 25.You have to find a way to take care of your stressful situation. ...Read more
Pain: Left arm and chest pain are not always cardiac related. Within the spectrum of symptoms of cardiac ischemia lie the pains in left arm and chest. Many other things can also cause these symptoms. When the symptoms are associated with other complaints and findings, they are compatible with cardiac relation. ...Read more
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