Causes Of Middle Chest Pain?
Hello doctor, good morning. I am 13 years old and want to ask, I have a chest pain in the middle, and more and more pain even though I have been taking medicine for pain.
Costochondritis is an inflammation of the cartilage that connects the sternum with the rib cage. One of the symptoms is chest pain. However, chest pain is not always caused by costochondritis.
Some causes of chest pain in addition to costochondritis, including:
Pain in the chest muscles
Stomach disorders: stomach acid disease, gallstones, disorders of the gallbladder
Heart disorders: heart attack, angina, coronary heart disease, cardiomyopathy, myocarditis
Pulmonary disorders: pleurisy, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary collapse
Previous injury history
Medical conditions on the skin, for example there are boils, herpes
To make sure your condition you need to check first, yes. If the chest pain recurs, or you experience heart palpitations, cold sweat, shortness of breath, you should check with your doctor or emergency room so that further tests can be done if necessary with a heart record, blood tests, and X-rays to determine the cause of chest pain that is You experienced. If it is confirmed, you will be able to get more appropriate treatment according to your condition.
Some tips you can do:
Get enough rest
Don't eat too late
Eat healthy foods in smaller but frequent portions
Expand vegetables and fruit
Drink lots of water
Warm or cold compresses on the affected part
Manage stress well
Hope it helps you,