Chest Pain That Moves To The Hands?
Good morning, I am 18 years old. I have had chest pain for 1 month, initially only the chest pain gradually spread to my hands, my hands quickly became sore and tingling sometimes became painful fingers, radiating to my back, shoulders, neck, and jaw pain, my legs were also sore and sore. If swallowing is a bit difficult. Why is that?
Chest pain can be caused by a variety of reasons. from the situation you are experiencing, pain in the chest that moves to the arm and is accompanied by difficulty swallowing may be caused by a tumor in the chest area.
A tumor is an abnormal cell growth. Tumors can occur in various parts of the body. The tumor itself consists of various types, and the tumor is not necessarily a malignant one.
Tumors are more common in people with a family history of tumors and unhealthy lifestyle factors such as smoking. Tumors in the chest area can cause a variety of symptoms. The symptoms caused are usually non-specific depending on the pressure on the surrounding organs, so tumors in the chest area can cause symptoms such as chest pain, pain can radiate to the left arm and back, and if the tumor presses on certain nerves it can cause difficulty swallowing and hoarse voice. .
but apart from that, the situation you are experiencing can also be caused by other causes such as:
lung infection/ pneumonia GERD/ gastric acid disease TB of the lymph nodes, inflammation of the lining of the heart, cardiomyopathy, therefore, it is recommended that you consult a doctor directly so that the doctor can examine your condition directly first. This way, your doctor will be able to provide the right treatment for you. maybe later additional tests will be carried out such as blood tests, x-rays, EKG, echocardiogram if necessary.
It is recommended that you do not lie down immediately after eating. Don't smoke and don't drink alcohol. regular exercise. avoid excessive stress.
Here's an article that you can read about tumors:
Hope it is useful. thank you