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Can high blood pressure give angina type chest pain?

Can high blood pressure give angina type chest pain?

Yes!: Angina type pain comes when the muscle of the heart gets stretched or the heart perceives it is not getting enough oxygen. Even high blood pressure without coronary artery disease can cause angina type pain, but you must first make sure there is no CAD and must make sure to control the blood pressure! Most people with high blood pressure however have no symptoms. ...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.
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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; no symptoms for decades because arteries enlarge at plaque locations. Ischemia=result of plaque rupture, debris+clots & most ischemic events are asymptomatic despite progressive damage: heart, brain & body-wide leading to CHF, dementia, etc., into 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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Chest pain comes and goes, same spot, always a twinge when stressed. Early or mild angina?

Probably not: Angina doesn't occur in a localized "spot" and typically patients will press their fist against their mid sternum and report a sensation of heaviness or pressure "like someone pressing down" on them. The words twinge and spot suggest a muscular cause. Depending on your specifics, though, it's never a bad idea to discuss this with your doctor and get a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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Urgent! Burning chest pain when breathin all day no relief started after waking up nonstop no sob cause? History: hbp palps angina tachy minimal

Urgent! Burning chest pain when breathin all day no relief started after waking up nonstop no sob cause? History: hbp palps angina tachy minimal

Urgent: If you are that distressed, go to the doctor. If you have already done so and haven't asked what is going on, do so. There are many possibilities and out on the web an answer isn't likely to be forthcoming. ...Read more

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How dangerous is angina? How can it be treated? I was in the hospital and they discharged without any medication. I have chest pain all the time

Chest pain: Must talk to your dr.Angina if you know is the diagnoses see your dr. Need proper investigations. Gerd can simulate angina. If you have coronary artery disease. Needs work up. Stress test echocardiogram, may be cardiac work up. Check your BP lipids and sugars. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more