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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. 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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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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I have long qt syndrome & an etopic beat plus i get a lot of chest pain & pressure. If it's angina & i don't get treated is it a problem?

Long QT: If you have myocardial ischemia on top of long qt the situation could be quite threatening. It would be appropriate to see your doctor and make sure what's doing with the chest symptom and whether ischemia is present. ...Read more

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When you have had lets say chest pain yesterday and the hsTNT is negative is the chest pain then not from heart? Also with angina is tnt elevated?

When you have had lets say chest pain yesterday and the hsTNT is negative is the chest pain then not from heart? Also with angina is tnt elevated?

Determination of the: cause of chest pain is more than just from a blood test. As you can readily have concerning heart disease and normal blood testing. It taking in account someone's history of chest pain, his/her cardiac risk factors, electrocardiograms, blood tests and more. Remember you can have angina and normal troponins. But if you are 23 and having chest pain, it's incredibly rare that you have angina. ...Read more

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I just had Leftside-mid chest pain which lasted <1-2Mins, after argument. Breathing deeply made the pain increase, was this Angina? Muscle? I'm 23

No, anxiety: Is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety insomnia, chest pain, palpitations and parasthesia. Rec.: see your PCP for evaluation. ...Read more

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Im 22 having pinpoint chest pain on/off started yesterday. Link shows where the pain is number 11 and 12 http://tinyurl.Com/pntffve heart or angina?

Im 22 having pinpoint chest pain on/off started yesterday. Link shows where the pain is number 11 and 12 http://tinyurl.Com/pntffve  heart or angina?

Can't see pic: But angina is usually associated with pain with exertion, and relieves/improves with rest. Do you have that characteristics? Is it tender on touch/palpation? ...Read more

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How many episodes of chest pain, & how frequently they happen would indicate angina. can angina be in the back & left arm? Sometimes only in left arm?

Chest pain a concern: Not all chest/arm pain is angina. Not How often occurs, but what brings it on. Common things that bring angina are walking 1 or 2 flights of stairs & often assoc w Sweating & Breath Shortness & lasts 5, 15 mins or longer after stoping activity. Also: eating meal, or going out on very cold day. Ang Chest pain most freq descr. as a pressure sensation w breath shortness. Need more Info. Seek MD help ...Read more

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Post by-pass surgery have developed conditions causing considerate on-going chest pain. Doctors debating between angina and costal chondritis for 2 yr?

Chest pain: It seems a long time for costochondritis but another thought is pericarditis which can persist after surgery. Most importantly, would rule out coronary blockage as a cause of the discomfort. ...Read more

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What is angina, how do you know if chest pain isnt from a heart attack?

What is angina, how do you know if chest pain isnt from a heart attack?

Angina: Angina is a symptom of coronary artery disease. Whether or not your chest pain is cardiac in origin is best answered by a visit to your doctor or nearest er if necessary. ...Read more

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I felt induce tachycardia and mild chest pain when im on workout after a month off with it. Is it angina? Or is it normal uncondition for workout?

Maybe: Doubtful you have coronary disease at 29, but nothing is impossible. May be a bit exaggerated for only one month without exercise - unless had been bed-ridden. Many other causes as well, dehydration, acid reflux, pulmonary emboli, ... As will all chest pain - if in doubt, best to have it checked out at least once. Hard to say without ecg, further history, and perhaps additional tests. ...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