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

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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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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The right part of my chest hurt when i cough , muscle aches , 3 lumps under the neck tiny but moveable and no fevers nor nose run ?

The right part of my chest hurt when i cough , muscle aches , 3 lumps under the neck tiny but moveable and no fevers nor nose run ?

Several issues: Your chest may be hurting because of strain of muscles between your ribs due to coughing. The tiny lymph nodes are probably normal and unless they enlarge, change consistency, become tender or increase in number are not likely to cause problems. Muscle aches can signal a host of illnesses, or simply be post-exercise. Need more details. ...Read more

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Temporary chest pain situated near heart/left part of my chest, relieved with deeper breaths?

Noncardiac pain: Likely this is a plural type pain that may be related to inflammation, infection or simply a passing pain of no significance.If it continues, you need to evaluate this more carefully with your physician ...Read more

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Is chest pain an expected part of opiate withdrawals?

Not necessarily: Chest pain is a very broad symptom, and can be related to many different disorders, some serious, and others not so serious. If the reason for being on opiates is for chest pain after chest surgery or trauma like a rib fracture, than pain can be from withdrawl of opiates. If that is not the case, you should get checked out by a specialist. ...Read more

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Been slouching while writting when suddenly straighten up my back felt a chest pain on my ribcage really hurt when i move, how bad is this?

Muscular spasm: Remember you teacher in school to sit up straight? Slouching may cause a lot of back pain that can be referred to the chest. See an osteopathic physician to have him/her get you back to good posture and relief of pain. ...Read more

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I woke up with upper chest pain the past two days. It does not hurt when I am in a neutral position but if i push my shoulders either back of foreword?

I woke up with upper chest pain the past two days. It does not hurt when I am in a neutral position but if i push my shoulders either back of foreword?

Musculoskeletal: You pain sounds musculoskeletal. There are joints, bones, and muscles in the chest and they all move when you move your chest. If any one of those is injured or inflamed, it will hurt. It is unusual that musculoskeletal chest pain is of a serious nature and with time, it will improve. ...Read more

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Can severe acid reflux cause center chest pain?It hurts bad for a few seconds, goes away for a while then comes back.I had coffee this morning.Never do

Can severe acid reflux cause center chest pain?It hurts bad for a few seconds, goes away for a while then comes back.I had coffee this morning.Never do

Absolutely: Absolutely yes. Classically, acid reflux causes a burning sensation in the center of your chest which is sometimes worsened with certain foods and positional changes. Rarely, you may experience a sour taste at the back of your tongue. Coffee is a common cause of acid reflux. ...Read more

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Can back pain make your chest hurt also?

Can back pain make your chest hurt also?

Back and chest pain: The cardiovascular system is likely cause. See a cardiologist to rule out an abdominal aneurysm which can cause pain radiating to the back and to rule out the heart which can cause chest pain. Cardiac pain feels like heaviness, pressure, etc whereas aortic pain can feel like a knife stab shooting from front to back. In either care, don't ignore these symptoms and seek immediate medical attention. ...Read more