Causes Of The Left Chest And Abdomen Are Often Painful?
I am 37 years old … if I sleep on my left and right side like I am floating … my left chest and abdomen are often painful … and when I’m angry my heart beats fast … thanks in advance …
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Complaints of severe left chest pain, especially when lying on your left / right side and also on the left abdomen can be caused by several possibilities, including problems with:
Muscle / bone (chest pain worsens when a certain part of the chest is pressed, usually associated with a history of trauma or heavy activity)
Lung (chest pain especially felt when breathing in or lying to one side [if the problem is mainly on one side of the lung], can be accompanied by tightness, coughing, fever)
The digestive tract (usually caused by an increase in stomach acid into the esophagus, there is a sensation of heat / like burning in the chest, sour / bitter taste in the mouth, stomach feels tedious, symptoms of weight after eating or lying down for a long time)
Heart (chest pain felt like a heavy burden / squeezing, radiating to the left shoulder / jaw / left arm, aggravated by physical / emotional activity, relieved by rest or nitrate medication, may be accompanied by symptoms of cold sweat / nausea / vomiting / difficulty breathing; risk factors: smoking habits, obesity, hypertension, lack of physical activity, old age, diabetes mellitus, and a history of coronary heart disease in first-line families [biological parents, siblings] at a young age [<55 years for men, <65 years for woman])
Psychological (is a cause that is considered if the possibility of other causes can be removed)
You are advised to consult a doctor immediately because it does not rule out the possibility of chest pain is an emergency that needs to be treated immediately. In order to identify the underlying cause of chest pain, the doctor needs to do anamnesis, physical examination, and supporting examinations according to the indications found, for example heart record (ECG), chest x-ray, blood examination for cardiac enzyme assessment, treadmill test, running test for 6 minutes, etc. Thus, an appropriate evaluation and appropriate handling can be obtained as soon as possible.
As a recommendation, you should avoid smoking, maintain your weight within the normal range, exercise regularly, and eat a balanced nutritious diet. To enrich insight, you can read articles about chest pain. Thus information from us. Hopefully always healthy. May be useful.