Chest Discomfort

Chest discomfort or pain is not necessarily a sign of heart problem, as it can result from problems in the lungs, muscles, esophagus, ribs, or nerves. Some of the common causes of chest discomfort are angina, pericarditis, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, panic attack, gastritis, or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).

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I have pain and tightness in the left pectoral region when extending and swinging my arms. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have left pectoral pain. The pain and tightness are there during shoulder extension and chest pressing movements. The first time the pain started while playing volleyball while extending and swinging the arms. The next time the pain was at the bottom during barbell bench. How should ...  Read Full »


Mohammed Wajid

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. My suggestions are, Work your chest muscles more often a week using the exercises on the following slides. If you choose to create your chest routine that seriously maximizes muscle growth. Do multiple sets per exercise Perform some sets to muscle failure. Make sure y...  Read Full »

I have tightness in my chest, with no appetite, and nauseous the whole time. What might it be?

Query: Hello doctor, I have always had problems with my mental health and self-harm, but I never went to an actual professional. I left an appointment, but it is next month because I decided to go to my hometown, thinking it would make me feel better to be around people. But now I feel really sad, and I h...  Read Full »


Arooj Maqsood Ahmed Warraieh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you have mentioned that you had problems regarding your mental health, though you did not clarify or shared any related symptoms that what kind of questions you experience. Also, self-harm is an extreme reaction of emotions that resulted due to either depressiv...  Read Full »

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