Heart Disease Community
When I lay on my stomach I get severe chest pains
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to angina, angioplasty, arrhythmia, bypass surgery, cardiomyopathy, coronary artery disease, defibrillator, heart attack, heart disease, mitral valve, pacemaker, PAD, stenosis, and stress tests.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

When I lay on my stomach I get severe chest pains

I will start my question with a little background of myself and the pain. I am 19 years old and I have been having severe chest pain for about 6 months now. It happens when I lay on my chest to read or such. It is such a severe pain that it prevents me from sitting up. I also find that it happens when I am walking around. The pain will just randomly come out of nowhere and I have to stop and bend over and wait for it to stop because it literally takes my breath away. I know for a fact that this is not heart burn because it is too severe and I just have a feeling that it is something different. I am a very healthy, athletic 19 year old and I am not sure if my constant running has anything to do with the chest pains. I have been running for most of my life and have had a few occurrences of fainting while running, so I am not sure if any of this has anything to do with my chest pain.  I am not sure what to do or what this means and am wondering if anyone else has gone through anything like this. At this time I am not able to afford a doctor and would just like some opinions.
Related Discussions
Avatar_f_tn
These things could be heart related or may not be. When this pain occurs (laying on your stomach) it doesn't sound heart related, it also doesn't make sense that you are a runner; most patients that have severe enough heart disease that causes one to double over, certainly would not be a runner as you describe. Fainting while running can be caused by something as simple as being dehydrated. Having said all of that, see a doctor and get checked out
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Top Heart Disease Answerers
976897_tn?1379171202
Blank
ed34
watford, United Kingdom
159619_tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
63984_tn?1385441539
Blank
Flycaster305
97303, OR
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
skydnsr
212161_tn?1391090750
Blank
heartfluttersflyawayplz
hoschton, GA
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
BloodPressure Tracker
Monitor Your Blood Pressure
Start Tracking Now
Blank
HeartRhythm Tracker
Track your Heart Condition
Start Tracking Now
Recent Activity
1236893_tn?1394988190
Blank
Study Discovers Potential for Alzhe...
6 hrs ago by gymdandee
5268376_tn?1406183312
Blank
Navywife21113 3 days of magnesium and my ... Comment
20 hrs ago
1236893_tn?1394988190
Blank
Food Safety for Both Hot and Cold F...
Jul 29 by gymdandee
Heart Disease Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Heart Disease Answerers
976897_tn?1379171202
Blank
ed34
watford, United Kingdom
159619_tn?1318997813
Blank
erijon
Salt Lake City, UT
63984_tn?1385441539
Blank
Flycaster305
97303, OR
612551_tn?1247839157
Blank
Jerry_NJ
NJ
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
skydnsr
212161_tn?1391090750
Blank
heartfluttersflyawayplz
hoschton, GA