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Can a sinus infection cause chest pain? read more..

Can a sinus infection cause pain that is in the chest on the left side which feels like your chest or lungs closes and tightens up?
I had this for two days I'm calling the dr at 9:30 today but wanted to know if I should be concerned about anything else?

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amanda_23

Asked by amanda_23 at 7:54 AM on Feb. 24, 2011 in Health

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  • I don't think the two are connected but it could be. Ask your doctor specifically to run any tests to make sure your heart is OK. Tell him/her that you know the signs for heart trouble can be quite varied for women. Many times women's symptoms can be more subtle than men's. GL today.
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 8:10 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • Thank you.

    amanda_23

    Comment by amanda_23 (original poster) at 8:14 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • it could also be going into bronchitis or pneumonia so yes i would be checked and it could also be what elizabr said to.

    WildCat73

    Answer by WildCat73 at 8:22 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • I had a sinus infection lead into bronchitis. You need to visit your doctor.
    zebbiebug

    Answer by zebbiebug at 8:29 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • could be pleurisy, its quite painful.
    MarGeee

    Answer by MarGeee at 8:57 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • What is pleurisy?
    amanda_23

    Comment by amanda_23 (original poster) at 8:59 AM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • Hope you made out OK today.  Here is a link on pleurisy


    http://www.bing.com/health/article/mayo-125594/Pleurisy?q=pleurisy

    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 5:22 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

  • Thanks turns out it was IBS issues and aniexity from what I have nothing to be aniexityed about.
    but starting back on ibs meds and dealing with some issues I suppose causes chest pains. who would have thought.
    amanda_23

    Comment by amanda_23 (original poster) at 10:20 PM on Feb. 24, 2011

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