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  • Can Thymic Hyperplasia go away on its own?

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions November 17, 2016 05:38 PM

    Early last year I had a CT that showed a mass. A following MRI revealed thymic hyperplasia and I needed MRIs to keep an eye on it every 6 months. I moved across the country and had issues getting my medical affairs in order and when I told my doctor I need an MRI he gave me a CT QED CT shows its...

  • Marfan syndrom

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions June 17, 2016 03:29 PM

    My 13 year old son has 5 out of 7 criteria s for Mar syndrom but because he doesn't have an enlarged aorta or lens detachmentioned he is not diagnosed as havingredients marfan..they tell me to wait until he goes through puberty but in the mesh time what can we do to help him?? Do we Tessa him like...

  • I have pain in my right chest when I sneeze and cough it hurts alot ...and I have alot of gass probl

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions May 31, 2016 03:25 PM

    There I a sharp pain in my right side of chest and in the Back shoulder also ...the pain is only occur when I change side while laying on the bed and when I coughs and sneeze....there is also gass problem with me there is a problem in taking breath due to gass problem ...plz tell me what should I...

  • Chest pain all day probably from GERD but I don't know

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions March 8, 2016 07:00 PM

    The last few days I have had chest pain. The other day I went to the ER cause it was really bothering me and the EKG was fine and they took a chest x-Ray that looked good as well. The doctor gave me a prescription and believes that I have GERD. But all day I have had this pain and the medicine he...

  • Right upper chest pain

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions March 8, 2016 07:33 PM

    I'm having throbbing,sharp pain in my right upper chest area above my breast and it throbs to my back. Any suggestions on what this might be? I'm extremely concerned.

  • My 12 year old son developed a

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions September 2, 2015 05:52 PM

    In the past 2-3 weeks the lump has tripled. On xray it appears there appears to be some inflammation and possible fluid. He says it's not painful. Again, on xray it appears to be larger than a softball. It is very hard and only seems to be getting bigger. I actually am a nurse at the facility, ...

  • Personal Story: Cough up lots of phlegm day and night. Do not have COPD. Had blood clots removed from lungs.

    Posted in: Chest conditions October 14, 2014 06:26 PM

    I am a 73 year old male. I retired 10 years ago. Was very healthy until I retired. Since the I have had a knee replacement and surgery on both lungs to peel debris that had accumulated on the lung. No cancer. For years I have been coughing up a lot of phlegm, sometimes yellow, day and night. I am...

  • was just diagnosed with emphysema at hospital was told to find doc. No real information given.

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions April 21, 2014 10:58 PM

    Hi I was hoping that someone could help me. I went to the hospital for severe weight loss,night sweats,SOB,dizziness,and trouble eating. All my blood work came back ok except dangerously low potassium. After blood work came back and was given 40 mg of potassium had to get a chest x ray. Doctor came...

  • Hello my name is Anthony I have been having chest pains for about 7 years 24/7..

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions February 10, 2014 06:08 PM

    I have been having chest pains for the last 7 years. I seen a cardiologist and he said that its not my heart. It hurts when I take in a deep breath and exhale. It hurt on my ribs and also when you press on the outer off my chest/breast. The pain also shoots to my back when I move or breathe.

  • strange chest lump

    heywoodro 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions October 2, 2013 01:44 PM

    hi, i woke up this morning with a spread out sort of lump centered at the bottom of my sternum it is around the same size as my palm and sticks out about 1 - 1.5 cm. the lump is soft and painless, although tingles every now and then but i do think that is down to my imagination. could anyone help...

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  • frequent chest tightness

    kartik 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions July 26, 2013 07:29 PM

    Hi,I'm 17 year old male and at this age i freqeuntly have lower chest tightening , every time i ignored it till last time when it was very painfull than before.It was longer than before and than i fainted i could see my sight close like a crt tv.My freinds who were attending a lecture along with me...

  • 7 different doctors, no answers. Thinking is xiphoid process?? Opinions please.

    Jesika2289 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions May 3, 2013 12:15 PM

    I have been dealing with a lump on my lower sternum for about 6 months now. You can feel it on the outside. It started small. But its definitely grown quite a bit. Seen like 8 different doctors. The thoracic specialist I seen said it is a cartilage build up.I don't agree though and neither does my...

  • Sternum Bone Pain!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions March 23, 2013 07:34 AM

    I have dealt with this pain for about two months. Every time I'm lying down the pain won't start for an estimate of 30 mins of laying down, on top of that I'd get a cramp on my left side of my lower abdomen and it feels like my chest is feels like a burning-aching feeling. I'm also feeling heavy...

  • Sharp chest pain when breathing

    jlkitt 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions December 10, 2012 05:07 AM

    Occasionally when I breathe I feel a very sharp pain on my left side of my chest, this is something I've had since I was about 5 or 6 years old and I'm 20 now. Any way the pain is always in the same spot, it kind of feels like it's in my heart, but it hurts when I breathe in. But see this is where...

  • chest pain and numbness

    maximus7199 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions October 31, 2012 02:45 PM

    i am 31 years old and for the past 5 years i have been having chest pain in the right side of my chest. it feels like it starts in the right side of my back about level with my heart and moves straight through to the right side of my chest. its a sharp pain in the back that makes my chest numb. ive...

  • Sudden Chest Pain

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions August 27, 2012 07:54 PM

    Hi, I am 24 years old and have had a history of substance abuse from age 18. I have tried nearly all illegal drugs, but had a run with cocaine at 19, and most recently meth. I used meth for no more than 5 months, but it quickly became a daily thing. Although I smoked everyday, I never used a great...

  • Chest sensations and other issues. Possible anxiety?

    SkaarjSlayer 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions April 28, 2012 02:12 AM

    Hello,In order to give as much detailed information as possible, I'll start from the beginning. To start off, I am a 19 year-old male who has smoked cigarettes regularly for a little less than 2 years.About two months ago, I'm sitting in a computer lab at my college when suddenly I have the...

  • left side chest pain, with hand and arm tingling

    sami89 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions January 6, 2012 04:51 PM

    my boyfriend just recently has been having left side chest pain around the nipple area that associates with with arm and left hand tingling. plus, last night he said that the left side of his neck went numb.Also, im not sure if it has anything to do with it but for the past week he has been getting...

  • Chest Muscle Tear

    MzJazz 0 Replies
    Posted in: Chest conditions August 29, 2011 11:34 AM

    Hi all -- Somehow I have managed to tear a chest muscle, no idea how, but it is excruciating with side to side or any twisting movement whatsoever. My question is - is there anything I can do to help it heal? Any info would be appreciated, thanks:)