In the minds of many people, chest pain equals heart pain. There are many causes of chest pain. Chest pain can also be due to a heart attack and other important diseases. Do not try to ignore chest pain. Chest pain is a warning to seek medical attention.
Chest pain is a painful or unpleasant sensation in your chest, which may or may not be associated with heart tissue damage. Chest pain can happen in adults for a variety of reasons.
Symptoms of Chest Pain in Men:
*Chest pain may start in the chest, and spread to the throat, jaw, shoulder blades, or arms (left or right).
*A burning sensation behind your breastbone (sternum)
*A sour taste or a sensation of food re-entering your mouth
*Pain that gets better or worse when you change your body position
*Pain that intensifies when you breathe deeply or cough
*You may experience a feeling of chest heaviness, or tightness.
Symptoms of Breast Pain in Women:
*Breast swelling and soreness
*Increased sensitivity to touch and pressure
*Tingly or itchy breasts and nipples
*Dull, heavy or aching feelings
*Redness in the breast area