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Abdominal cramping and Chest Pain caused by Panic and Anxiety Attacks by David M. Patient Expert Posted Wed 24 Feb 2010 10:18pm http://tinyurl.com/panic123 – 100% NATURAL CURE FOR PANIC ATTACKS Duration : 0:0:45 Technorati Read on »
Neck and Thoracic Pain| Atypical Chest and Abdominal Pain by Dr. Jennifer C. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 18 Sep 2008 10:16am Patients may present with atypical abdominal and chest pain that may be related to spinal problems. The key features on history that point to spinal referred pain are pain on movement, tenderness and tightness of musculoskeletal structures at a spinal level supplying the pain ful area, and an absence or paucity of symptoms suggestive of a nonmusc ... Read on »
An 8 year old with diarrhea, abdominal pain, and syncope by Stephen Smith Posted Tue 20 May 2014 7:45pm This case was sent by: Maria Perez Emergency Registrar Monash Medical Centre Melbourne She obtained permission from the family to identify the location or origin of the case. Case This previously completely healthy 8 yo girl complained of diarrhea, vomiting, and upper abdominal pain radiating to the chest, for the pas ... Read on »
Is Chest Pain A Definite Sign for Heart Attack? by Ng Peng Hock Patient Expert Posted Fri 30 Sep 2011 11:25am When someone is having a serious pain in the chest, the first thing that comes to our mind is: is he or she having a heart attack (or myocardial infarction)? Serious pain in the chest seems to be an obvious sign of a heart attack. Researchers from the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, however, did not appear to agree. In their pap ... Read on »
A woman in her 50s with reproducible chest pain (seems to be chest wall pain) by Stephen Smith Posted Sun 18 May 2014 3:58pm This woman had recently undergone rotator cuff surgery and presented with L shoulder and chest pain.  The pain was very reproducible with palpation and with range of motion of the shoulder.  It seemed to be clearly musculoskeletal pain and my plan was to not even order an ECG (believe it or not).  I was not planning to order any tests at all. ... Read on »
Hiatal hernia by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm A hiatal hernia occurs when the upper part of your stomach bulges through your diaphragm into your chest cavity. Introduction A hernia occurs when one part of the body protrudes through a gap or opening into another part. A hiatal hernia forms at the opening in your diaphragm where your food pipe (esophagus) joins your stomach. Part ... Read on »
Final update for 74 year old male CC: Chest pain by JASON WINTER Posted Fri 30 Apr 2010 7:56am Here's the final update on the most recent case. First of all, this was a male, not a female. I don't know how that misunderstanding happened. At any rate, here are the notes from the ED physician. Medical screening exam undertaken. HPI text: This a 74 year-old white male reports onset of pressure in the anteri ... Read on »
Referred pain by Brad W. Medical Student Posted Tue 28 Oct 2008 9:46pm Updated July 2009 If you woke up with a pain in your shoulder , you'd probably think something was wrong with your shoulder, right? Maybe you slept on it the wrong way, maybe you're a weekend warrior who threw the football a few too many times. In most cases, your hunch is probably right. Pain in the shoulder usually indicates an injury or ... Read on »
Weak, SOB, "DKA", Chest Pain, and Wide Complex Tachycardia: Is there STEMI? by Stephen Smith Posted Sun 18 Mar 2012 12:56pm This case was sent by a reader: A 60 year old man presented with "DKA," Weakness, Dyspnea, and Chest pain with vomiting.  He denied fever or abdominal pain. Heart rate was  in 150's, systolic BP in 90's, RR 30's, and pulse oximetry in the 90's. He "looked gray".  His K was 5.2 and glucose 740 mg/dL. He was acidotic: pH = 7.00, pCO2 ... Read on »
Chest Pain and Anxiety - How to Immediately Stop Chest Pain During Your Anxiety Attack by meital j. Posted Wed 14 Apr 2010 7:56am Unfortunately, chest pain and anxiety go hand in hand. 80% of anxiety sufferers report sharp chest pain during their anxiety attack. Are you one of them? I was. For years. What Does Chest-Pain Caused by Anxiety Feel like? Pain in the chest during anxiety is usually located over the heart and described as sharp pain. The pain usually ... Read on »