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  • Echocardiogram results

    myharriet 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease September 16, 2010 01:34 AM

    Hello. I am a 69 year-old woman. In May I had an echocardiogram done. The results were Moderate mitral valve regurgitation with moderate thickening of the anterior leaflet, and mild tricuspid regurgitation. There is also trace to mild regurgitation of the pulmonary valve and the aortic valve. RVSP...

  • Random chest pains, palpitations

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 30, 2010 12:35 AM

    Hi. I am a 16 year old male. As long as I can remember, i have experienced a sharp, burning chest pain that occurs randomly. It does not radiate and usually only lasts a few seconds. It is not brought on by exercise. I also occasionally experience palpitations. Sometimes, it feels like my heart...

  • Heart/chest pain

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 21, 2010 07:26 PM

    I am 18 year old male andI been having heart/chest pain for about a week now and it's getting worseI went to see a doctor couple days ago and he said it's nothing major and it was just my rib contraction or something and said it would get better within a week or two.The thing is it's getting worse...

  • Undiagnosed and frustrated

    FeelingHopeless 3 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease August 17, 2010 01:29 AM

    I'm a female and now 29 years old. I'm 5'2" and weigh 107 lb. I've always had low bp, it was never a problem for me. A few years back I started experiencing chest pain just left of the breast bone (feeling like being stabbed with an icepick). The pain will sometime extend down the left arm. I...

  • chest pain=[

    awb4130578 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 25, 2010 07:11 AM

    For about the past week I have been having moderate chest pain in the middle of my chest and to the left of it. I am a 21 yr. old male, overweight=[. 5'6'', 262 lbs. Anways I ended up leaving work 2 days ago and went to the ER. The pain got really bad and wasn't going away. It started out a week...

  • Anyone here with POTS or NCS? Any of you get crazy palpitations?

    musicaholic440 3 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 15, 2010 04:33 AM

    I haven't been formally diagnosed with POTS, but it's one of the most likely suspects for a lot of my health problems. A couple of my doctors think I have it but don't have the expertise to diagnose it, and I can't do anything more about it until I have insurance again. Anyway, I'm just wondering...

  • Pain

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 7, 2010 04:32 AM

    I am 16, female.I have had chest pains on the left side of my chest for a long time now, (years). The start of my sophomore year I began to have eye twitching in my left eye, around this time I was getting all kinds of sickness, but only for the months of october/november. This included a 7 day...

  • left chest pain & left arm pain

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease July 6, 2010 08:40 AM

    i have pains in my chest to the left side and left arm pains ,i dont feel confortable.this i think from what i can gather is from a muscle strain but i get short of breath at times.although i am an anxiety sufferer but i seem to control it for the fact i will turn 30yrs on 13 of July.I cant get my...

  • Extremely elevated heart rate

    Silenthill33 3 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease June 24, 2010 05:50 AM

    Hi,I suppose I should begin with a bit of background on myself. I am a college student, in good shape, neither over nor under weight, and have been smoking moderately (5-6 cigarettes a day) for about a year. I have recently begun to take note of my heart rate, and how fast it gets when I smoke. ...

  • Help!!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 20, 2010 06:06 AM

    Hi guys,I am a 19 y/o overweight male, drinkerdrinker, non-smokernon-smoker (loves long walks on the beach etc etc). Last June I got very very drunk at a party and had a very bad case of the hiccupshiccups. The next morning I experienced mild shortness of breathshortness of breath which was...

  • Panic attack or Heart attack? In my case it could easily be either

    gfolkins 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 20, 2010 05:33 AM

    I have been diagnosed with having panic attacks before by doctors at the emergency room at the hospital on more than one occasion. Also, I am a 33 year old male who is overweight with a BMI of 47.15, so I do fear for my heart. (I have been working for the last 2 months on lowering that). The...

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  • Pulsating left side chest pain?

    timothyx 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease May 18, 2010 10:04 AM

    Hello I am 19 years old get low amounts of exercise I have undiagnosed BAD anxiety, I say I know I have it because I have panic attacks whenever I am around too many people I don't know.My problem is this, after I wake up from sleeping I have these minor dull background headaches and I get this...

  • chest pain

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 22, 2010 06:33 PM

    Hi I had my galbladder out about 4 years ago, I still get the pain that goes to my back and now it is going to my shoulder and down my right arm. My heart has been racing a lot lately too, just walking around my house makes my heart race. Is it acid reflux?

  • 20 yrs old unexplain severe chest pain please help very scared!

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 20, 2010 04:42 PM

    i am 20 yrs old and have been having severe chest pain dizziness and rapid heart rate and high blood perssure. my pulse would shoot up to 170s in hospital when i stood. yesterday my bp was 200 over 177 when i checked it after chest pain started again dr told me to go straight to er i did all tests...

  • 16 Year old with Chest pain on left side

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 13, 2010 10:11 PM

    I am 16 years old, 6 foot 2 inches, 155 lb. A month ago I have been getting small pains in my left chest area and they usually came around 2 or 3 times a week(nothing too severe) Those pains have continued until now and since this weekend I have been getting the pain constantly on and off...

  • Dull Chest ache, not often

    lordbob75 1 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease April 7, 2010 03:39 AM

    Hey all,So I have been searching a little on the net, and found next to nothing about this, so I decided to post here.The only reason I even thought about it was because it is happening right now. As you can tell, this only happens rarely, but it is extremely annoying.Basically, I have a dull pain...

  • chest pain and shortness of breath

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease March 16, 2010 06:31 PM

    I am 15 years old and i have chest pain and shortness of breath. When im lying down it sometimes calms down but as i sit dow or stand up it comes back. The pain comes and goes in my chest. I sometimes feel like i kant breath. Im athletic and when i run or go upstairs i grow tierd its very odd of me...

  • Cardiac problem or Costochondritis or anything else?

    Anonymous 7 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease February 24, 2010 06:30 PM

    Myself 38 year old male. Never touched tobacco or alcohol.It all started from late last year (October 2009), when I felt I've some problem in breathing and a pinching pain at the left chest at times. The pain often radiated to the left shoulder and left arm. In the arm the pain was particularly in...

  • Upper left chest pain

    hypochondriac00 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease January 2, 2010 02:32 AM

    I'm a 19 year old Caucasian male. I’m 6’4” (194cm) and about 170 pounds (77kg), so I’m below average in weight for my height. I’d consider myself average in terms of athleticism at best. My diet is probably below average, though I do try to take multivitamins, cod-liver oil, vitamin C and...

  • Chest pain, shortness of breath, severe vomitting

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Cardiovascular disease November 17, 2009 05:33 AM

    My girlfriend has been suffering from severe chest pains and shortness of breath for the past couple of months on and off. Usually it starts with shortness of breath and then goes into chest pains to the point she can barely breathe. All of this usually results in her vomitting violently for 10-20...