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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 – 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 »
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 »
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 »
37 yo with 1.5 hours of burning chest pain by Stephen Smith Posted Sun 16 Jun 2013 12:57pm A 37 year old with a history of DM on metformin complained of acute onset of burning chest pain.  He called 911. They did an ECG but it is not available.  However, the medics were very concerned and brought him to the critical care area with a high suspicion of STEMI.  Here is the initial ECG This shows sinus rhythm and abnormal  ... Read on »
Heart Attack, Chest Pain and Heart Disease by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 18 Dec 2009 3:29am Diagnosing the type of pain and usual symptoms Chest pain can be very worrying as the immediate natural concern is that it might be warning signs of an imminent heart attack. The quality of cardiac screening varies widely. So what exactly are the latest recommended screens and what are the latest state-of-the-art technologies? The tec ... Read on »