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Can excessive masturbation cause headache and chest pain?

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Posted on Tue, 2 Sep 2014 in General Health
Question: Can excessive masturbation give you headache and chest pain
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Answered by Dr. Shailja Puri 43 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Headache and chest pain not due to masturbation

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query on HealthcareMagic.

Masturbation will not cause headache and chest pain.
However, when performed in excess it can cause exhaustion and tiredness.
Headache and chest pain can occur in number of conditions.
Viral fever can cause headache and body aches, however, it is associated with fever.
Kindly, let me know if you are facing any other problem.

Thanks
Dr Shailja P Wahal

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Follow up: Dr. Shailja Puri 27 minutes later
I have really severe anxiety. I have chest pain for hours. Worried about my heart.
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Answered by Dr. Shailja Puri 13 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Cardiology opinion can be taken.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to HCM,
Chest pain can occur in cases of cardiac ailment.
Cardiac diseases can occur in elderly ,however, young people are not immune to cardiac diseases.
In order to rule out cardiac ailment an ECG and echocardiography can be done.

Thanks and take care
Dr Sha
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Follow up: Dr. Shailja Puri 9 minutes later
Yes, of course. I did have an ecg last week and GP not worried. I shall probably have to go back. She didn't think it necessary to refer me to a cardiologist. I am fed up with feeling unwell.
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Answered by Dr. Shailja Puri 13 hours later
Brief Answer:
Musculoskeletal system needs to be investigated.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome again,
Thats good that your cardiac investigations are within normal limits.
The second possibility for chest pain is musculoskeletal pain.
Muscle pain usually occurs due to muscle fatigue caused by muscle overwork.
Muscle fatigue can occur in trauma to chest, excessive coughing, inflammation of the pleura, etc.
Keeping in view these possibilities, X-ray chest and CT chest is suggested.

Consult your physician for further work up.
An exact diagnosis can be made after complete clinical assessment.

Thanks and take care
Dr Shailja P Wahal
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