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Chest Pain After Heart Attack
Varies: It is common to have a certain amount of anxiety after a heart attack. Discussing this with your doctor, including how cardiac chest pain is different from other kinds of chest pain may help. Some patients also need therapy for anxiety or depression directly and some will improve with cardiac rehab. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CP: General rule of thumb: chest pain which is severe lasting more than 30 min considered a heart attack. Pain mostly localized retro- sternally. Associated with tachycardia, sweating, anxiety. Having said all these symptomsmay not be present, severity of pain differs in perception, so when in doubt go to the er. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had chest pain that stopped after a few minutes and I was able to go on with what I was doing when my chest hurt. Any possibility of heart attack?
It is highly: unlikely for a 16 year old woman to have coronary artery disease or heart attack. Usually sharp chest pains at your age are from the muscles and bones of the chest and have nothing to do with your organs. Real heart pain is dull and pressure like a tooth ache. If you are active and otherwise healthy you have nothing to worry about with regard to your heart. (other than teenage boys!) ...Read more
Depends on cause....: Depends on what is causing your chest pain and what type of blockages if any is seen on your coronary angiogram. The best person to answer your question is your cardiologist. You should ask him/ her to explain findings of the angiogram or stress test and whether your chest pain is being potentially caused by a blockage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
D dimer 1600. Incr sed/crp. Elevated myoglobin (119) norm tropinin. Ck norm 72 hr after chest pain.Echo done.. Does the echo r/o heart attack?
Suggest: Echocardiogram can suggest myocardial damage if the heart attack is severe. Ecg, cardiac enzymes(such as tropinins) and symptoms are the points that rules in or out a heart attack. Elevated d-dimer suggests blood clots though very non specific including pulmonary embolism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband just had a heart attack after seeing his PC twice in a wk for nk,sh,chest pain& he sent him for a MRI of his neck. Do we need a new Doctor?
Chest pain common: Patients at high risk for heart disease (family history, tobacco use, hypertension, high cholesterol) who present with chest pain should always be taken seriously. However, in a healthy person with low risk, chest pain may be musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal or even anxiety related. Angina (heart pain) can be difficult to diagnose if it occurs in low risk patients. ...Read more
Hi, can a stomach/digestion problem cause some kind of heart attack? Sometimes i feel heavier heart beat and some chest pain, and it's gone after burp
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