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how long chest pain before heart attack

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Depends.......: You will always do that to some degree, but it will lessen over time. The first year is the toughest. Remember that the one good thing about having ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Varies: It is common to have a certain amount of anxiety after a heart attack. Discussing this with your doctor, including how cardiac chest pain is different ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Chest pain. : It can be either. Must see a doctor right away to find out.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No: But other heart conditions among many others , musculoskeletal being most frequent and notoriously hard to treat, may. Seeing your doc should help.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience Cardiology
No: There are many organs and structures that live in the heart's neighborhood! any of these can cause chest pain. These include esophageal and stomach pr ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Can be: Any chest pain in people with significant risk factors should not be ignored.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim McDonough
47 years experience Cardiology
Could be.: Heart attacks can have many symptoms, or only one or a few of chest pain/pressure/difficulty breathing/arm or jaw discomfort/perspiration/gi upset.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
The chances that you: Are having a heart attack at age 17 years old are low. Heart attack sx can include: chest pain or tightness, shortness of breath, increased sweating ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Chest pain : What tests have you had to make sure the chest pain is not a heart attack? You could have angina or you could have Costochondritis, which is inflam ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Quality, risk: Look at the risk factors such as hypertension, high cholesterol, male sex, diabetes, +family history of heart attack, smoking, previous event, known a ... Read More

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