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12 Possible Causes for Chest Pain Worse when Lying Down, Complete Blood Count Abnormal

  • Acute Pericarditis

    blood count, basic metabolic panel, troponin-I and creatine kinase levels, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and serum C-reactive protein [CRP] level 2, 7, 15 ( Figure 2 ).[aafp.org] It is usually worse when coughing, eating and lying down. Sitting up or leaning forward will usually help relieve the pain.[your.md] Chest radiography can rule out abnormalities of the lungs and mediastinum, specifically pericardial effusion.[aafp.org]

  • Diaphragmatic Hernia

    Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a birth defect of the diaphragm. The most common type of CDH is a Bochdalek hernia; other types include Morgagni hernia, diaphragm eventration and central tendon defects of the diaphragm. Malformation of the diaphragm allows the abdominal organs to push into the chest[…][en.wikipedia.org]

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Lab tests: A health-care professional may suggest any of the following tests: Complete blood count : This test measures how many of each type of blood cell are in the blood[emedicinehealth.com] Heart: inflammation of the tissue surrounding the heart (pericarditis) can cause chest pain, which tends to be worse when lying down.[onhealth.com] This will show anemia as well as abnormalities in white blood cell counts or platelet counts that can occur with rheumatoid arthritis.[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Aortic Valve Stenosis

    If heart failure, loss of consciousness, or heart related chest pain occurs due to AS the outcomes are worse.[en.wikipedia.org] Signs of heart failure include shortness of breath especially when lying down, at night, or with exercise, and swelling of the legs.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Pericarditis

    A rub is an abnormal sound caused by irritation of the pericardium. Your child may need tests, such as: Blood tests.[urmc.rochester.edu] It can be made worse when lying down, coughing, or swallowing and may be relieved by sitting forward. Low-grade fever. Increased heart rate.[webmd.com] The pain can last for hours or days. It doesn't get better when you rest as it does with chest pain from angina. Lying down and deep breathing can make the pain worse.[upmc.com]

  • Dressler Syndrome

    Symptoms include: chest pain that’s worse when lying down chest pain that worsens with deep breathing or coughing (pleuritic pain) fever difficult or labored breathing fatigue[healthline.com] […] coronary intervention, also known as coronary angioplasty and stent placement implantation of a pacemaker cardiac ablation pulmonary vein isolation penetrating trauma to the chest[healthline.com]

  • Myocardial Abscess

    The unique presentation of substernal pain that is worse during inspiration or when the patient is lying down and is relieved by leaning forward is helpful in making the diagnosis[atsu.edu] Chest radiographs can be used to reveal the flask-shaped, enlarged cardiac silhouette due to large amounts of fluid being present in the pericardium.[atsu.edu]

  • Pancreatitis

    […] may indicate autoimmune pancreatitis 10 Table 3 Laboratory Tests Used in the Evaluation of the Patient with Suspected Chronic Pancreatitis Tests Comments Complete blood count[aafp.org] Symptoms Acute disease: moderate to severe abdominal pain that may spread to the chest, back, and sides (and is often worse when lying down); nausea and vomiting; abdominal[healthcentral.com] Calcium Hyperparathyroidism is a rare cause of chronic pancreatitis 2 Immunoglobulin G4 serum antibody, antinuclear antibody, rheumatoid factor, erythrocyte sedimentation rate Abnormality[aafp.org]

  • Phenylbutazone

    This may be due to high blood pressure chest pain, sometimes worse when lying down, difficulty breathing at rest or on exercising wheezing or gurgling sounds when you breathe[drugs.com] This may be due to changes in your kidneys sudden or progressive loss or blurring of vision, loss of colour vision, eye pain which worsens with eye movement headache, in[drugs.com]

  • Acute Pleuropericarditis

    blood count, basic metabolic panel, troponin-I and creatine kinase levels, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and serum C-reactive protein [CRP] level 2 , 7 , 15 ( Figure 2[aafp.org] It can be made worse when lying down, coughing , or swallowing and may be relieved by sitting forward. Low-grade fever. Increased heart rate .[webmd.com] It may also be worse when lying down and can also cause pain when swallowing.[wattletreecardiology.com.au]

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