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Cta Heart Pain
Possibility of heart attack with normal: EKG, troponin, nuclear stress, cardiac MRI, echo, calcium score? I have chest / left arm pain. Need cath/CTA?
Ecg , cardiac echo, heart enzyme , chest ct, cardiac angio ct, all ok.Still resting heart pulse 53-62.Increase when move.Exclude cardiac issue?
Angina?: What did cardiac specialist say after all your test? It's probably related to gastrointestinal issues. But best to talk with your cardio. Good luck. ...Read more
Chest pain. Ekg, d-dimer, asa, chest xray, ESR "normal". Echo says "restrictive pattern lv diastolic fill". Anxious re risk of cad/athero & heart attack. ?
Tiny vsd.Cardiac workup shows possible past heart attack.Having heart cath 4 constant chest pressure/shortness of breath.Possible discomfort causes?
Chest pain not from : Chest pain possibly from ASHD or blocked coronary arteries. What showed possible old heart attack if this was an ekg this is not that accurate. If it was and echocardiogram or cardiac sonogram that showed prior heart muscle damage that is probable accurate. Cardiac cath should tell you if you have blocked arteries and how significant they are. If borderline blockages are found a wire can be passed. ...Read more
Health anxiety, dizziness, ear pressure, shortness of breath, constipated, rapid heart rate, had CT MRI scan bw EKG chest stomach xray all normal. Anxiety?
Possibly: I agree with dr. Block about the need to fully evaluate your complaints, looking for possible "medical" causes. However, anxiety disorders are medical causes also -- having physical, emotional, and cognitive symptoms and effects. With "health anxiety" [your words] you're likely to interpret any physical sensation as a sign of serious physical illness -- when the anxiety itself needs treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chest pain ongoing. Goes into left arm. Sometimes neck feels burning. Most tests ok. ECG, treadmil, MRI, echo. On propanolol for tachy heart.
Male 65 pain L jaw/arm/chest, nuclear stress apical ischemia, angiogram neg, cardiolo says all ok. Sternum pain, clutching worsening w/anxiety/cancer?
YOU ARE OK: A NEGATIVE ANGIOGRAM MEANS NO SIGNIFICANT BLOCKAGES IN YOUR CIRCULATION IN YOUR HEART. THEREFORE, YOU CAN BE REASSURED THAT YOU HAVE NO SIGNIFICANT HEART DISEASE. THE SYMPTOMS MAY BE DUE TO A MUSCULOSKELETAL PROBLEM IN THE AREA OF THE HEART OR DUE TO RESPIRATORY(BREATHING) ISSUES OR DUE TO ANXIETY. TALK TO YOUR FAMILY DOCTOR ABOUT YOUR CONCERNS AND HE/SHE CAN HELP YOU OR FURTHER REASSURE YOU. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Chest pain, SOB, nausea - Chance of heart attack with normal chest xray, nuclear stress test, calcium score? Echo slightly low EF of 48%.
Talk to your cardiol: I recommend you speak with your cardiologist as it sounds like you have one, given studies that were done. There are risk modifications that can be done of course. Sounds like you have good contacts with specialists already! ...Read more
Chest pain behind sternum . Ecg heart enz echo cardiac ok.Dr say reflux with allergy. Should i worry about heart?Normal blood pressure and heart rate
Don't give up: It's normal to be concerned about your health, and to worry why you feel bad. The possibilities are numerous--ranging from acid reflux (i.e., heartburn) or a peptic ulcer to pancreatic or biliary disease ; even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Whatever the cause, you're appropriately anxious about it and should seek additional help. ...Read more
Random upper left arm pains. Left neck shoulderblade pain also. Doc says muscular not cardiac. Fear mi. Ekg holter cholesterol all ok. Thoughts?
Doc likely correct: Unless you have a strong history of women in your family having heart disease in their 30s, you may be worrying unnecessarily. Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week. No tobacco; no more than one drink a day. Control weight. ...Read more
Severe chest pressure & pain. Microvascular heart disease. History of pulmonary hypertension. No relief w/rest. Clear right cath recent. Er?
Squeezing chest pains radiating to back & down left arm. Troponin, D-Dimer, EKG, Chest X-Ray & heart monitor.. All normal! Could it still be cardiac?
No: most ptobably it is not cardiac at this age . ...Read more
Chest pain, palps, cough, rapid heart beat. All negative MRI/A, CT, ECHO, ECG, XRAY, BLOODS. BUT Symptoms improve with Diltiazem Tildiem. What is it?
Dull squeezing left sided chest pain since 2009. Normal echo, mitral valve prolapse aside. Normal angiogram. Normal nuc stress test. Ideas?
Dull chest pain: Can be structural in origin. Can be referred from the esophagus. Rarely from rhythm problem with prolapse. May need haltor. ...Read more