Aa
Aa
A
A
A
Close
Avatar universal

Chest pain and cough for months..?

So, for 3 months now, I've been coughing. Sometimes a lot, and sometimes, like right now, I just get random tickles in my troat with results in coughing.

I've had chest pain before within these 3 months, but it went away. Now it's back, and it's a bid odd. Sometimes it's a burning sensation with over the counter meds for acid reflux can take care of, and sometimes it's random tightness/sharp stings both medial and lateral on my chest. Especially when bending over.

No pain when pressure is put on my ribcase. I've done no physical activities that could result in muscle ace. I don't believe, I cough enough for rib muscles to get tender.

I'm on antibiotics and pantoprazol actavis (for acid reflux). The later I've taken for 3 weeks, no change. Same story seems to go for the antibiotics.


What in the World could it be that makes me feel this uncomfortabel?
2 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
973741 tn?1342342773
That's unfortunate you have been feeling so poorly.  Is this still going on. The rule of thumb is always to get chest pain ruled out.  I know acid reflux can feel like chest pain but heart issues can also present like gerd.  So, please get checked out asap.  Let me know how it goes
Helpful - 0
2 Comments
Have had 2 ekg's, both normal, and bloodwork done. The blood tests showed increased concentration of leukocytes and neutrophilocytes. But antibiotics haven't worked.
I still have these symptoms, but I don't worry about my heart. More like every other organ and cancer and so on.. I have benign fasciculation syndrome, which have caused me to develop health anxiety.
973741 tn?1342342773
I understand health anxiety, have had it myself.  What about going after the anxiety angle so that you worry less?  Therapy?  Self talk techniques?  

Also, coughs are known to linger.  Our airways can become irritated with a cough and this in turn leads to our coughing quite easily.  Two times that it can really act up is when you are being active, with exertion OR at bed time.  Is this when it is worse?

Helpful - 0
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the General Health Community

Top General Health Answerers
363281 tn?1590104173
Nelson, New Zealand
1756321 tn?1547095325
Queensland, Australia
19694731 tn?1482849837
AL
80052 tn?1550343332
way off the beaten track!, BC
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Discharge often isn't normal, and could mean an infection or an STD.
In this unique and fascinating report from Missouri Medicine, world-renowned expert Dr. Raymond Moody examines what really happens when we almost die.
Think a loved one may be experiencing hearing loss? Here are five warning signs to watch for.
When it comes to your health, timing is everything
We’ve got a crash course on metabolism basics.
Learn what you can do to avoid ski injury and other common winter sports injury.