Left side chest tightness that comes and goes?

standard table. Using a standard table, your pre-test probability of cardiac disease is 34% if you're male and 12% if you're female. A stress test would be useful to further stratify your risk.

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Shortness of breath, left side chest tightness/tenderness. Had every cardiac test avail. Not cardiac related. Previous valley fever, possibly back? Poor quality of life do to breathing issue. Er visit?

Probably not. If your symptoms are chronic in nature, the er is not the best place for you to be evaluated. Go back to your regular phsyician, who knows your entire story. Ask if there is any other specialist who might be helpful in solving your difficult problem. Read more...
Other causes. If cardiac evaluation is normal, other causes of chest pain have to be ruled out., chest xray and / or ct of chest will demonstrate possible recurrence of valley fever or other causes of chest pain. Shortness of breath suggests possible lung problem. Gastrointestinal tract, esophagus, stomach, gall bladder, can contribute to chest pain. May have to see internist or pulmonologist if chest problem. Read more...

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

Many possibilities. Muscle strain, gastroesophageal reflux, peptic ulcer, gastritis, non-ulcer dyspepsia, gall bladder disease, pleurisy - to name a few. Heart disease can present this way too although it is, admittedly, a less common way. I suggest you see your doc. Read more...
Depends. Could be your right chest wall muscles or rib cage ... Could be your right lung ... Could be your heart ... Read more...

Experiencing some chest tightness on left side. Not painful, just tightness. A little lightheadedness also?

Check it out. Chest tightness in a male of your age should be evaluated promptly. Chest pain is the word we all know, but more often it is pressure or tightness that patients describe as important symptoms of heart ischemia. Read more...