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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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What can cause chest pressure and pain?

Stress and Angina: The most common cause of chest pains is stress. The next most common cause is stomach acid reflux, next is musculoskeletal including costochondritis (inflammation of ribs and rib cartilage), next is heart disease (angina). Other causes include pneumonia, pleurisy, pericarditis, gall bladder inflammation, etc. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Chest pressure?

What is the definition or description of: Chest pressure?

Chest pressure: Chest pressure = tension, tightness, Squeezing sensation of the anterior thorax. ...Read more

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Could smoking cause chest pressure?

Could smoking cause chest pressure?

Smoking: I'm not sure what you mean by "chest pressure." smoking causes all kinds of changes in your blood vessels and in your heart as well as in your lungs. Shortness of breath, heart pain are just a few of the long-term consequences of smoking. You don't say how long or how much you smoke. That makes really little difference because no one should smoke at all . Good luck. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder cause chest pressure?

Can gallbladder cause chest pressure?

Unlikely : While anything is possible, gallbladder induced pain is usually felt in the right upper abdomen just under the ribs, and just below the tip of the beast bone. It sometimes radiates to the crack on the right side, but not the chest per se. Chest pain however always raises the possible of cardiac or heart pain, which is considered an emergent problem requiring a trip to the er. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What does burning chest pressure mean ?

What does burning chest pressure mean ?

Burning CP: If you have burning chest pain it is likely to be due to acid reflux or esophagitis. Recommend checking with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the reason for increased chest pressure?

Chest pressure: Lots of possibilities too many to describe here, if you are concerned about yourself consult your doctor. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I have chest pressure after inversions?

Investigate: Get your Lipid profile done and also do ECG and consult a cardilogist ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
1,563 doctors shared insights

Chest Pressure (Definition)

Chest pressure = tension, tightness, Squeezing sensation ...Read more