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Chest pain that goes up to right ear

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  • Posted By: AuntieV
  • March 9, 2007
  • 06:47 PM

I have had many tests, EKGs, and even an emergency run to hospital to figure out where my chest pains are coming from. I have had them for years. They are not as bad as when I started with them 4-5 years ago. I would have a horrible pain in the middle of my chest that would travel up my neck to my right ear. It would last for 10 minutes or longer and then go away. They were so painful I didn't want anyone to touch me and could not "ignore" them by watching T.V. or closing my eyes. Some of them have awakened me in the middle of the night. It doesn't seem to correlate eating anything specific. I just had a mild one a couple days ago at a movie theater, but it went away fast and was not as intense. I must say that I was quite stressed when they first started. Any ideas? I am F, 52, 40lbs overweight. I walk and hike 3-4 times a week. Basically-strong.

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  • I know what you are talking about I have experienced that too however the pain is like pressure and squeezing and my left side is effected I was diagnosed with Coronary spasms which is nothing to play with It the narrowing of the artery caused by spasms it took a long time for Drs' to diagnos me . Due to you are over weght it very important to probe problem and get mediacal help they may push you away and say it nothing but you have to sometimes demand that they help you futher.DR. today are very quick to tell you nothings wrong thats why people are dying when they are sent home with no real answer you have to make them work!Sherry12:o
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  • I have had many tests, EKGs, and even an emergency run to hospital to figure out where my chest pains are coming from. I have had them for years. They are not as bad as when I started with them 4-5 years ago. I would have a horrible pain in the middle of my chest that would travel up my neck to my right ear. It would last for 10 minutes or longer and then go away. They were so painful I didn't want anyone to touch me and could not "ignore" them by watching T.V. or closing my eyes. Some of them have awakened me in the middle of the night. It doesn't seem to correlate eating anything specific. I just had a mild one a couple days ago at a movie theater, but it went away fast and was not as intense. I must say that I was quite stressed when they first started. Any ideas? I am F, 52, 40lbs overweight. I walk and hike 3-4 times a week. Basically-strong. Sounds like you have gallstones. Your gallbladder. Get it checked by ultrasound/ or MRI. Good luck.
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