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Chest pain, partner won't let me call 911. What can I do?

My partner is having serious pain right now in the shoulder and chest. He doesn't think it is a heart attack and will not let me call 911. What can I do? [more inside]
posted by corb on Jul 20, 2013 - 46 answers

What is still going on with my sinuses?

Ongoing sinus issues, teeth hurting, painful to breathe. [more inside]
posted by DeltaForce on May 8, 2012 - 17 answers

Chest pain. Hospital trip. Now what?

Surprise hospital trip yesterday for chest pain. Now what? [more inside]
posted by booksherpa on Mar 15, 2012 - 10 answers

Just give me a full body transplant already

Chronic costochondritis... help plz [more inside]
posted by MangyCarface on Dec 12, 2011 - 4 answers

Strange pain in rib cage

Help needed for a friend who is experiencing intermittent pain in his rib cage. [more inside]
posted by katy song on Jul 4, 2011 - 7 answers

3,2,1 boom!

Yes, yes, YANMD. When I'm very stressed I feel slight pain/weakness on the left side of my chest, under my armpit and sometimes across my shoulder. [more inside]
posted by joyeuxamelie on May 1, 2011 - 9 answers

Overthinking running on a treadmill for 15 minutes

I'm doing an exercise stress test next week. What can I expect? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 12, 2010 - 8 answers

[HypochondriacFilter] Should I see a doctor?

So. Background: I'm in great shape. Eat well. Drink lightly. Work out at the gym a couple times a week and do martial arts. I'm also in my late twenties. Last few days I've had a tight feeling in the front of my chest, like a dull, centralized ache. I suppose it could be muscle pain, I did change my workout routine recently. But I've also found myself really short on breath intermittently. (It's hard to describe, kind of a fluttery, panic attack, 'can't catch your breath,' 'butterfly in my heart' feeling.) Coincidence? Could be. So the question is, should I be running off to see a doctor? I know they say to consult a doctor about ANY chest pain, but who likes to see doctors, and why would my heart be ailing anyway? I'm inclined to pass it off as nothing, but...
posted by Stagger Lee on Nov 2, 2010 - 29 answers

Panic Attack? Or bad reaction to Paxil?

What on earth happened to me last night (involving Paxil, chest pains, weird breathing)? (And should I go to the hospital?) [more inside]
posted by sperose on Jul 7, 2010 - 7 answers

Will I be able to tell the difference between the physical symptoms of a panic attack and a heart attack?

ParanoidFilter: For the longest time I've been getting chest pain with my anxiety. Will I be able to tell the difference between the physical symptoms of a panic attack and a heart attack? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 8, 2010 - 10 answers

How can I get myself to breathe regularly like a normal person?

I often find myself tensing muscles in weird ways, generally in my throat/chest/abdomen. It is uncomfortable, and it makes me feel short of breath, but I keep doing it. How do I stop? [more inside]
posted by Alligator on Jul 1, 2008 - 10 answers

Anxiety attack from a constant long-term level of anxiety?

Can this be an anxiety attack even though my anxiety/stress has been constant and not sudden? [more inside]
posted by catfood on May 15, 2007 - 10 answers

Should I worry about my chest pain?

How worried should I be about my current chest pain? [more inside]
posted by Lotto on Feb 5, 2006 - 19 answers

chest pain?

I-know-you-aren't-a-doctor-but-filter: I have been exercising for two years...I go to the gym four or five times a week and take a LOT of spin classes-I'm in pretty good shape. At the end of one class this week my chest started hurting (more inside) [more inside]
posted by konolia on Nov 3, 2005 - 12 answers

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