CONSTANT CHEST PRESSURE, WHY?

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BearFan1
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   Posted 11/5/2010 11:12 PM (GMT -6)   
I have chest pressure in the middle to left chest. I always have it and it varies through out the day. I been having this for the past 5 months. I been to the ER twice and EKG and Chest Xray were normal. After full meals it becomes worst and is almost as a squeezing pressure around the left side of my heart, I also get nasal congestion when my chest pressure worsens. I am 5'8 205 pounds, I eat fairly healthy, and I exercise fairly as well. Im a recoverin drug addict and I dont smoke or drink anymore. Exercise helps relive pressure only for a few minutes and Sleep also. I am losing my mind and am starting to think i have no hope, this effects my work and regular life. Please help. thank you. This pressure creates my anxiety.

Mavica
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   Posted 11/5/2010 11:43 PM (GMT -6)   
What did your primary care physician say about this when you told him/her?
Age: 61 (58 at diagnosis - June, 2008)
April '08 PSA 4.8 ("free PSA" 7.9), up from 3.5 year prior
June '08 had biopsy, 2 days later told results positive but in less than 1% of sample (Gleason's 3+3=6)
Developed sepsis 2 days post-biopsy, seriously ill in hospital for 3 days
Dr. recommended robotic removal using da Vinci; Surgery 9/10/08
Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL; Dr. Robert Nadler, Urologist/Surgeon
Post-Op Gleason's: 3+3, Tertiary 4; Margins: Free ; Bladder & Urethral: Free
Seminal vesicles: Not involved; Lymphatic/Vascular Invasion: Not involved
Tumor: T2c; location: Bilateral; Volume: 20%; Catheter: Removed 12-days after surgery
Incontinent: Yes (1 to 2 light (woman's style) pad per day)
ED: Combination of Cialis and MUSE (alprostadil) once weekly: started 9-27-08
Returned to work 9-29-08 (18-19 days post-op)
PSA test result, post-op, 10/08: 0.0; 12/08: 0.0; 4/09: 0.0; 9/09: 0.0; 3/10: 0.0; 9/10: 0.0

BearFan1
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   Posted 11/5/2010 11:49 PM (GMT -6)   
Panic and anxiety disorders. I dont have insurance anymore.

stkitt
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   Posted 11/6/2010 9:42 AM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone every mentioned GERD as a possible cause of your symptoms ?
 
If the Dr. suggested anxiety do check in on the Anxiety and Panic forum and post a note re how your anxiety is and you will find many people with the same dx.  We are here to support you.
 
 
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BearFan1
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   Posted 11/6/2010 1:25 PM (GMT -6)   
I been diagnosed with Gastritis and Peptic Ulcer last year. I think GERD would be a cause. I dont feel any burning sensation in my chest. Howerver I did realize that when I wake up my pressure starts on my lower left rib cage and gradually works up into my Left chest.

BearFan1
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   Posted 11/6/2010 6:39 PM (GMT -6)   
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