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A: Speak openly to your doctor about your concerns. Severe chest pain is not listed as a side effect of metformin, but you have experienced this twice after taking the drug so I can understand your concern. The total dose of metformin you have been taking all along (either alone or in combination) totals the same (1000 mg daily) so your symptoms are not likely related to dosage. Sometimes there are fillers and preservatives in pills that may cause reactions. This is a possibe explanation for your reaction. Side effects of metformin include headache, dizziness, agitation, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, bitter or metallic taste,...


Diagnosing the causes of chest pain

A: Given the data you provided (chest pain and pain in the right lumbar area, legs with different length), you might be experiencing pain due to two different (perhaps unrelated) conditions. The chest pain might be caused by heart problems. The inadequate supply of oxygen due to many possible causes might be responsible for the chest pain. The inadequate supply might be caused by vascular constriction, atherosclerosis which tends to appear in older people or problems with the heart rhythm. If the pain is severe it might...

What Are The Different causes of chest pains?

A: chest pains are symptoms of other conditions that a person may be suffering, some serious such as those arising from cardiac problems and those that are non cardiac related and hence not as serious. chest pains related to the heart mostly require immediate medical attention. Cardiovascular and pulmonary reasons that may be the cause of chest pain include acute coronary syndrome, aortic dissection, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism and hemothorax etc. There are certain other factors that can cause chest pains including gastrointestinal ailments;...

What are the causes of chest pain with stomach gas?

A: Trapped gas can definitely cause chest discomfort or even pain. The pain that you experience from gas may seem life-threatening and very much as though you are having a heart attack.causeschest pain can occur if you have gas, heartburn, a hiatal hernia, which means that a portion of the stomach has slipped through a hole in your diaphragm, or if you have regurgitated stomach acid. The pain is generally in the lower chest and will either be dull or burning, notes Mothernature.com. The typical symptoms of chest


Possible causes of chest pain

A: Hi and welcome tot he forum! I am glad that I can help you. You want to know the cause of the pain that you experience in the chest. chest pain may appear due to muscle strain, chondritis (inflammation of the rib cartilages), lung issues such as pneumonia, pleuritis, pleurodinia (pain in the chest with no medical underlying condition), heart conditions, etc. Physical exams and laboratory tests help the diagnosis of any infections that may cause chest pain. According to the data that you described, you may or may not be...


Multiple causes of chest pain

A: Hi and welcome to the forum! I am glad that I can help you. You want to know the cause of the symptoms that you experience. chest pain may appear due to conditions connected with the respiratory system, heart and alimentary system. In respiratory conditions such as pneumonia and pneumothorax the chest pain may be located on either side of the rib cage and may be combined with coughing (in case of pneumonia) and shortness of breath (in case of pneumothorax). In case of heart diseases the chest


What are the causes of chest pain?

A: the causes of chest pain is some fatty sitting on ur chest and not getting off till u scream ''MERCY!!!!!''...

Could metoporol be the cause of chest pain?

A: Unfortunately, chest pain is one of the side effects of Metoprolol, when do you take the med? Please talk to your doc who prescribed the med he/she might give you an alternate, take care & be well & safe. I too take Metoprolol XR & experience the same pain almost after 6-8 hours after having taken the med. Metoporlol is taken at my first meal which is at 10:30 a.m. and is also taken with the Effient and 325 mg aspirin and Wechol. Add your Comment...


hiatal hernia, possible cause of chest pain?

A: Hi, Cases of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) occuring while participating in a strenuous tests of endurance lasting about three hours or more have been reported. There seems to be a temporary, increased chance of dying during - & for 24 hours following the exertion. Exertion-related deaths do appear to occur at a low frequency, even in well-trained athletes. Data from the London Marathon, with 650 000 completed runs, show that cardiac arrests occur even in the most experienced runners.(Sports Medicine: 2007 - Volume 37 - Issue 4-5 - pp 448-450). It appears that a long-distance marathon runner''s life-style is no insurance against the progression of coronary atherosclerosis. Presence


What Are Some Different causes of chest pain?

A: Pulled muscles, heart trouble, angina, over exertion, stress, anxiety...
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