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Can high blood pressure give angina type chest pain?

Yes: Angina is a non specific chest pain that can be due to multiple factors which includes stress, muscular, cardiovascular problems and respiratory issues. The cardiovascular problem includes hypertension as a predisposing factor. Although hypertension per se is not equivalent to angina, it can be a factor to cause problems. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Angina (Definition)

Angina is chest pain that is caused by poor blood flow to the heart muscle. Angina is not an actual disease, but rather a symptom of an existing heart problem. Most commonly, this underlying problem is due to an obstruction of the coronary blood vessels that surround the heart. There are different types of angina including stable angina, unstable ...Read more


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Could I have angina at 25? Chest pain when walking sometimes in back and goes away when sitting. I've had stress test, MRI, echos, treadmill. All clea

Could I have angina at 25? Chest pain when walking sometimes in back and goes away when sitting. I've had stress test, MRI, echos, treadmill. All clea

PFTs: I would also suggest having a pulmonary function test completed before and after exercise. Exercise broncho constriction may be one cause of your symptoms. A virtual appt is available online healthtap.com/DosanjhMD Code: NCYHPZ ...Read more

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Can you have unstable angina and not have chest pain?

Can you have unstable angina and not have chest pain?

Yes;not=conventional: view because BOTH defined as "symptoms" perceived by person. Yet arterial disease typically present in 1/2 US population by later childhood, though no symptoms for decades because arteries enlarge at plaque locations, ischemia due to plaque rupture, debris+clots & most ischemic events are asymptomatic despite progressive damage: heart, brain & body wide leading to CHF, dementia, etc. in future. ...Read more

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Are chest pains (sharp, dull, ache) in different ares of chest, that only last a few seconds, cardiac related (angina etc) or nc-chest pain?

Are chest pains (sharp, dull, ache) in different ares of chest, that only last a few seconds, cardiac related (angina etc) or nc-chest pain?

Nonspecific: Most likely not cardiac, as those should initially last longer , can radiate to neck, jaw or arm, may beeffort related and if worse at rest , should be asso. With shortness of breath, cold sweat, . ...Read more

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What is angina, chest wall pain and a mild heart attack?

What is angina, chest wall pain and a mild heart attack?

Angina: Angina is chest pain that occurs when there is a partial blockage of one of the coronary arteries. This is as opposed to heart attack when there is a near total occlusion. ...Read more

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Hi doctor,Iam 39 yrs old male for the last 4 to 5 hrs i have been experiancing chest pain(angina) alongwith severe pain in my left thigh.Do i need to?

See M. D. A.S.A.P.: PYrsistent chest pain for 4 - 5 hours is usually not angina. However that does not mean that it is not serious. You should have it checked out right away by going to emergency room or call 9-1-1. Thih pain is unrelated and probably different cause. ...Read more

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I get classic angina symptoms. Sob, burning chest, pain in left arm, sweat. Yet heart supposedly checks out fine. What else could this be? Still heart?

I get classic angina symptoms. Sob, burning chest, pain in left arm, sweat. Yet heart supposedly checks out fine. What else could this be? Still heart?

With burning: Chest pain i will think of gerd causing heartburn and esophageal spasm causing even pressure chest pain. Another possibility is anxiety/panic attack. See your doctor for a better assessment through history and physical. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more