I am 17 yrs old & experiencing constant chest pain, shortness of breath
Dr., I sam just 17 and am experiencing constant chest pain, shortness of breath, not smoking nor drinking, been having this for about 5 6 years and getting worse, because i used to have this chest pain and shortness of breath when i got tired and now, even when i am at rest i am attacked by chest pain and shortness of breath. i am about 53kg. 5.3 ft. thanks!
Hi,I hope you have visited your doctor.there could be various reasons for your problem,like some valvular heart disease,asthma etc.Please get your self examined and go for some necessary investigation like blood counts,X-ray of chest and Echo for heart as per your doctors advise.bye and take care.
I find this answer helpful
You found this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer.
For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
My son is 8 years old and has been experiencing chest pain for 1 month not related to exercise. His ecg shows inverted twaves - 1 doctor said this is ok,the other was concerned. Is this growing pains or should I take him to a paediatrician. Thanks Karen
I am 42 year old female, average weight and height, not obese, fit and active. I have recently been diagnosed asthmatic (approx 2/3 weeks ago) having had breathlessness for several months. I have been prescribed seretide (purple inhlaer) 25/125 twice a day as wall as ventolin (blue inhlaer) - I am finding I am needing the ventolin at least twice a day still. For about 4/5 days now I have had pain in the topf of my chest around about breastbone which is persistent and feels like someone is standing on my chest. I don t have wheeziness but do still get a bit out of breath when rushing around. I take hayfever tables and have been told this is what has triggered the asthma. I am concerned about the chest pain as it is constant - I saw doctor last week and he just said I was anxious and nothing to worry about but it is getting me down now. Do I need to see another doctor or is it related to astham and will eventually go away? Any advice gratefully receievd...
I am 28 year old boy had an habit of smoking from 2007 to 2011. Now having constant pain in the middle of the chest from last 2 months and shorting of breath even if I walk fast for about say 100 m. Thorax report is normal on 15 Aug 2014. Chest pain continues even after normal report of thorax and getting treatment from the doctor.
Hi, i am writing on behalf of a friend. He had been diagnosed with having IBS when he was 13, without a colonoscopy, and now he is 25. He has been having abdominal pain and interchanges of diarrhea and constipation all these years but a month ago it suddenly got really worse (after having some fish, but even if it was bad, he had never experienced such excruciating pain again), as in one day he started to ache so much he couldn't get up off the floor. It was like stabbing and ripping him apart. He went to the hospital and had blood work done and an X-ray and they said it was normal but suggested a colonoscopy but he didn't go through with it. Ever since he has been having really severe abdominal pain and interchanges of diarrhea and constipation and he has been to several doctors, one prescribing him with amitriptyline and antibiotics for the intestine, and another after that giving him mebeverine hydrochloride alone. He took the antibiotics and amitriptyline for almost a month and it helped him a bit but in the evening he would none the less have the return of the severe pain in his entire abdomen, sometimes centering on the left upper side of it. Then he went to the other doctor who perscribed mebeverine hydrochloride, telling him it would instantly help, without that being the case when he tried it. He had extensive blood work done and everything was normal, no inflammation or anemia, and the doctor said he didn't need anything else and should just take the mebeverine. But he is still in pain and i was wondering if it could be something else with these symptoms. Should he have a colonoscopy or some other less painful test? He also has Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.
Yes, I have a 13 yr old that has been vomiting and has had constipated/diarrhea for a month now. She has been seen by her physician and was prescribed Prilosec and miralax. She appears to be full of stool ( according to her x-ray). She is still having dull stabbing pain in her stomach and is still vomiting daily. She expresses vomiting is not always with nausea. I hope she will not need an endoscopy. I am wondering if it s GERD or IBS. Thanks for your response.
Dear Dr, I am 30 years Male. I had productive cough in morning for last 2 months and I was suffering from sinusitis also. The sputum was green. Now the cough is gone and only sinusitis remains, no that much sputum. I done a chest x-ray last week which came normal. However doctor told a elevation in Diaphragm and enlagement of heart. What will be the reason of this?. Active Pulmonoray TB not there, but will it be Miliary TB symptom or Amoebic Liver Abscess or anything else?? Please advice me for the next step
Hi there. I am a 35 year old female 5'7 155 lbs with a 7 month old baby delivered by cesarean. I have had shortness of breath that worsens with physical exertion since the last month of my pregnancy but am otherwise in good health. The last 2 months it has been getting progressively worse to the point where I have to catch my breath sometimes in conversation. I am taking domperidone to increase my breastmilk production and have been for 2 months. I have been to the ER where I have had an ECG, ct scan, x-ray and bloodwork, as well as a pulmonary function test. All results were within normal ranges except my oxygen levels in my blood were low - however the test was taken peripherally, not through a central line. Also, my resting heart rate was 118, and when I did a stress test, within 2 minutes my heart rate was at 200. They are sending me for an echocardiogram next. Do you think this could be adult onset asthma or a reaction to domperidone or is it my heart?
I am having a frozen left shoulder kind of symptoms for last couple of months. My left shoulder doesnt rotate as smoothly as the right one. My second problem is I have constipation atleast few days a month and suffer from piles as a consequence
I have to urinate often ..... if I stand up from sitting position or sleep position. And I empty out every time. My family Dr. thinks my bladder has fallen and there by impairing the normal muscle function that holds the urine until some normal...