Chest pain > a month

Posted by brrn @brrn, Mon, Jan 14 9:39am

I have been having intermittent mid chest pain for over a month. It happens daily. The pain radiates up my neck into my jaw and continues up into my temples. At times it radiates across my shoulders in the front. I have had type 1 diabetes for 47 years and it happens whenever my glucose gets high and with any minor exertion. I do not have any GI problems such as reflux.
Has anyone ever had this or does anyone have any suggestions?

@raffypolicarpio

Hi anyone, im raffy from the philippines & im suffering from chest pain in almost 3months, in october 2018 i was diagnose in gerd but starting to feel a chest pain. Then i have irregular heartbeat, my medical labtest is also high like i have high cholesterol but not much high & my uric acid is high also. Yesterday i have my nuclear stress test & i got a result today but my cardio is absent in clinic. Im so afraid in the result but im praying for my health.

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@raffypolicarpio Welcome to our caring group and this is a good place to talk ,there are caring people on here to help if we can Since you have to wait till Monday for results Do you have an anti acid you can take for your gerd? or just milk . maybe this will help calm down the pains. I hope you feel better . Please update us .

@lioness

@raffypolicarpio Welcome to our caring group and this is a good place to talk ,there are caring people on here to help if we can Since you have to wait till Monday for results Do you have an anti acid you can take for your gerd? or just milk . maybe this will help calm down the pains. I hope you feel better . Please update us .

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I have GERD. While it's true that milk can temporarily buffer stomach acid, nutrients in milk, particularly fat, may stimulate the stomach to produce more acid.

@frederick45

I have pain in the center of my chest for about 2 months now! Sometimes with a little shortness of breath ! I had two trips to the ER and had blood work and EKG ,fine both times. Alone with a chest X-ray! Several trips to family Dr. Dr thought it might be reflux and gave me pills. The pills did not help! Had a Ct scan of chest 2 weeks ago. Everything came back good! I have the pain all the time. I Have a stress test booked for February ! The Dr mentioned it might be Angina! But would you an Angina all the time, with no break. I’m 45 non smoker with good Bp! Any ideas!! Causing lots of stress! Thanks

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Hey there
I went to the ER with mild chest pains, nausea and heartburn that came off and on for weeks. Have afib so thought I had better get checked out after waking up feeling really bad at 1 in the morning. After two days in the hospital all tests came back fine regarding my heart. It got worse after I went home i went to the gastro Dr as I have been on meds for hiata hernia and acid reflux. Well, an endoscope was done and was told the hernia is constricting my esophagus. I have gerd and nothing is helping with the upper abdominal pain along with the other symptoms. Several tests have been done and the hernia is there. I pray the surgery I will have in two weeks cures the pain and the problems associated with it. You might have a sliding hernia. You might want to get checked out as this is very scary.

@sonny723 I hope the surgery you are having will get you back to normal Best wishes

@hanklove

Hi all. My name is Hank Love. A month ago, my wife went to Paducah to visit her parents for what was supposed to be a month but turned out to be 2 weeks. That Friday I had a really bad chest pain, I didnt know what it was scared me half to death. I went to my Doctor Monday morning and he told me I had had an anxiety attack. I havent had anxiety in YEARS. The last time I had anxiety was when I was 14. Here I am 22 now. So when she got back I thought everything would be fine but I was still having chest pains, so I went to the hospital and it came to find out i had the flu. That night I had another anxiety attack, EMTS came out to my house I thought I was having a heart attack. So they did an EKG on me and my heart was fine. A few days went by I still had chest pain but they came and went it would feel as though someone took a knife and stabbed me in sternum and left breast. And that was it. But we were laying down one night and all of a sudden my chest got tight I called again EMTs came out they said "You're 22. You don't even smoke a half a pack of cigarettes a day you're fine. Its ANXIETY. But I've still had the chest pains come and go throughout the day. Its came to jabs under my left breast and its tender to touch. I'm not sure if it's the Rib or musculoskeletal pain or inflammation. But I've had it a little over a month now. And the whole time my mind has convinced me I'm secretly dying. Help??

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I've also noticed, by the way, that I have had redness in hands especially on the other side not the palms but the other side around the knuckles. This could be anything but I'm not sure. My Doctors havent been overly worried about it. Also I've noticed some minor swelling in legs and feet or what I've thought is swollen but no one else seems to think so but Doctors havent been worried about it either

Hi all. My name is Hank Love. A month ago, my wife went to Paducah to visit her parents for what was supposed to be a month but turned out to be 2 weeks. That Friday I had a really bad chest pain, I didnt know what it was scared me half to death. I went to my Doctor Monday morning and he told me I had had an anxiety attack. I havent had anxiety in YEARS. The last time I had anxiety was when I was 14. Here I am 22 now. So when she got back I thought everything would be fine but I was still having chest pains, so I went to the hospital and it came to find out i had the flu. That night I had another anxiety attack, EMTS came out to my house I thought I was having a heart attack. So they did an EKG on me and my heart was fine. A few days went by I still had chest pain but they came and went it would feel as though someone took a knife and stabbed me in sternum and left breast. And that was it. But we were laying down one night and all of a sudden my chest got tight I called again EMTs came out they said "You're 22. You don't even smoke a half a pack of cigarettes a day you're fine. Its ANXIETY. But I've still had the chest pains come and go throughout the day. Its came to jabs under my left breast and its tender to touch. I'm not sure if it's the Rib or musculoskeletal pain or inflammation. But I've had it a little over a month now. And the whole time my mind has convinced me I'm secretly dying. Help??

Welcome to Connect @hanklove.
I moved your message and combined it with this existing discussion; I thought it would be beneficial for you to meet other members who are also discussing the type of chest pain you’re experiencing.
If you click on VIEW & REPLY in your email notification, you will see the whole discussion and can join in, meet, and participate with other members talking about their or their loved ones' experiences.

I’d like to bring in @capt209 @court41297 @jdad0602 @jemrich @crystal06 @marychapman @catherinelewis @karolyn as they’ve talked about undiagnosed chest pain, and may be able to share their insights.

I also encourage you to go through these discussions on Connect:
– Ongoing Chest Pain with normal tests https://connect.mayoclinic.org/discussion/ongoing-chest-pain-with-normal-tests

@hanklove, have you ruled out non-cardiac conditions such as GERD, reflux or esophageal spasm?

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