Over the last year I periodically have kidney/bladder pain with backache, etc. usually the next day I have shortness of breath, left chest numbness/pressure, headache, sweating, swelling of hands and feet and a weight gain of about 5 pounds. I am extremely tired and after about 4-5 days all symptoms disappear. Is there a connection between a bladder/kidney infection and the retention of fluid that is directly related to the chest discomfort and shortness of breath? I cannot afford a lot of tests, etc. to find out that it is nothing. I am in my mid-50's. thank you
Not usually. Your symptoms sound more like anxiety than angina or chest pain.
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