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Forum Name: Chest symptoms
Question: Right chest pain radiates to back
|dlr5885 - Tue Dec 26, 2006 4:01 pm||
I am a 43 year old female. I was diagnosied with an enlarged bile duct 5 years ago. Otherwise I am healthy. I do smoke and I am a social drinker.
About 2 weeks ago I started getting a pain on the right side of my chest just under my right breast. Along with this pain I've had a cough, nausea, pain radiading to my back, fever and overall feeling of fatigue. I'm starting to become concerned but don't know if I'm overreacting. Please ket me know your thoughts.
|Dr. Safaa Mahmoud - Wed Dec 27, 2006 7:53 pm||
This could be due to gall bladder or biliary tract problem.
Gall Bladder or Biliary disease cause pain that is felt as
••Severe pain that is felt mainly in the right upper quadrant or in the upper middle of the abdomen ,occur mainly after meals (fatty), the pain may worsen after deep breath and radiates to the back or below the right shoulder.
• Nausea and vomiting
•Chest pain under the breastbone
Fullness or gas
If there is fever, infection in the biliary tract should be excluded as it needs immediate medical treatment including systemic antibiotics.
I advise you to contact your doctor as soon as possible for proper management.
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