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Scarring Of Heart Chest Pain Young
Chest pain & between shldr blades. Worse lying down. Better standing. History sle. Cta norm except lung scarring. Rheum says not heart. Pulm says not lung. Health profess. 9 hr days. Pain very real. Advice?
Worse breathing?: Pattern: worse lying down and better sitting up (especially leaning forward)-very suggestive of pericarditis which would not show up on a ct angio. Pain worse with deep breath? (usually would be). Sle is a common cause. Echo is indicated to r/o effusion. Sed rate is commonly up. Colcrys (as you list) is good - taking 0.6 mg bid? Nsaid or steroid pulse may be necessary. Pain won't respond to butran. ...Read more
I am 32 yrs n I just found out I have septal scarring I was in the hospital for awhile with chest pains they said I had a heart attack can this be tre?
Heart attck: Heart disease can involve men and women of any age, although advancing age poses greater risk. Although uncommon, it certainly would be possible for you to have had an ischemic area of the heart that registers as a heart attack on an ecg. ...Read more
I have 3 clogged arterys in my heart very high heart rate 180 chest pains n pressure n septal scarring I'm 32 what can be done it's scary?
See cardiologist: This is not something that can or should be managed online. See a cardiologist who will follow and make appropriate recommendations for monitoring and therapy. ...Read more
I have lots of chest pain and family history of heart attacks at young age. I've had EKG nuclear stress and echo. Should I still worry its continuing?
Don't worry: You should not worry but you should get it further evaluated to determine the cause. Common conditions would include costochondritis, chest wall muscle spasms, referred pain from gall bladder, and artery spasms. You should get a holter or other continous ekg device to make sure you perform an ekg during an episode of the pain. ...Read more
Why was my younger brother rushed to hospital for emergent heart catheterization after severe crushing chest pain. Didn't have heart attack BUT his troponin level was high? Got discharged 2 days later.
My understanding is: That if he had these symptoms and his serial troponins were high, then he by definition DID have a heart attack, despitewhat the catheterization showed. This would be spasm of the coronaries, not blockage. It is called Prinzmetal's angina and can cause a heart attack with clean coronaries ...Read more
I have been suffering with chest pain. Increase in heart rate. Pins and needles down my left arm. Did have SVT when I was younger. Has it returned?
Possible: Get checked out. Heart monitor might help determine if your svt is back. ...Read more
Random chest pain. Pain under left rib cage, sore to touch. Random left shoulder blade pain. Neck pain. Ekg and blood normal. "too young 4 heart prob"?
There are several causes for chest pain near the heart. The most serious include unstable angina/impending heart attack, heart attack (myocardial infarction), aortic dissection, and pulmonary embolism.
Other causes include pericarditis, esophageal spasm, esophagitis, costochondritis, or gerd.
Since many of these can feel similarly, and timing is vital, prompt medical evaluation is important. ...Read more
Possibly, but...: A person can have many physical symptoms when the body is trying to cope with stress. However, chest pain can have many causes, including heart disease and bold clots in the lung. So it's important to see a health care provider for an examination and appropriate tests to rule out a potentially life threatening problem. ...Read more
Anything: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If she sleeps on her stomach she could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. ...Read more
No: At your age and with your atypical symptoms very doubtful. ...Read more
It sounds like: A visit to your doctor is in order. If you don't have a doctor, or need an idea of where to look for one, consider a visit to urgent care. Often they can get the evaluation started and then recommend someone for follow up. Alternatively, you might try calling HealthTap and arranging for a virtual consult with one of our doctors to get you started. You need a history taken, a physical +/- lab tests ...Read more
Chest pain: Go get checked out there are many possibilities and its safer to get seen and evaluated. ...Read more
Not likely the heart: You are describing chest wall (usually musculoskeletal) pain, not cardiac discomfort. Can also be caused by inflammation of the lining of the lung (pleurisy). Physical stress or injury (over exercise or "pulled muscle") or local viral or other underlying infections may be playing a role. If not responsive to rest, local heat, muscle relaxants or mild analgesics, you need to talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Palpitations: The short answer: yes. You could be having intermittent irregular heart rhythms putting you at significant risk for stroke, as well as heart attack. I would strongly urge you to see your doctor or visit an emergency room as soon as possible. Many things could be the cause, some potentially very serious. ...Read more
Muscle: You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this withstretch it out slowly.. If this doesn't resolve the problem see your primary care provider that provider. ...Read more
My heart has been fluttering a lot and its accompanied by constant chest pain. What do you suggest?
See your doc for ekg: In your age group, first thing that comes to mind is a rhythm disturbance such as atrial flutter or fib. Both can be controlled with medication. Sometimes, they can cardiovert them, other times they can abalate the pathway to correct them. In any case, you need lab work and an ekg for diagnosis. Rarely, cardiac ischemic can be etiology in these cases. ...Read more
Lower left sided chest pain, rite below where you can feel the heart beat? What could this be it hurts?
Chest pain: You need to see a doctor - get a physical and then go from there. ...Read more