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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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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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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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I sometimes have cardiac pain after i masturbate a lot.That includes chest pain and pain in my left arm and back. Typical symptoms of angina. Cure?

I sometimes have cardiac pain after i masturbate a lot.That includes chest pain and pain in my left arm and back. Typical symptoms of angina. Cure?

Doctor can evaluate: A person with chest pain and/or suspected cardiac angina should be evaluated by his primary care doctor and a cardiologist. There is good treatment for angina, which can help prevent a heart attack. ...Read more

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Atfer 5 mins of aerobic exercise ive felt muscle pain left arm. I rest and exercise again for 10 mins. Left arm pain did not occur again. Angina?

Atfer 5 mins of aerobic exercise ive felt muscle pain left arm. I rest and exercise again for 10 mins. Left arm pain did not occur again. Angina?

Unlikely: Angina is recurrent and occurs in the setting of coronary artery disease or coronary spasm.Your age group has low risk for CAD and your history is inadequate to suggest existence. May seek evaluation ...Read more

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Could I have micro vascular angina? I'm 25 and when stressed or sometimes resting I have pain chest, left arm, jaw and neck and back. Can last all day

Could I have micro vascular angina? I'm 25 and when stressed or sometimes resting I have pain chest, left arm, jaw and neck and back. Can last all day

Not angina: Chest pain that lasts over 30 minutes and is not a heart attack: is NOT coming from the heart. The operative word is "stressed" and that is where you at age 25, should concentrate. Be sure this is not anxiety reaction or panic attack that can be as life changing and serious as a heart attack. Get help. Good luck. ...Read more