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Doctor insights on: Chest Pain But Not Heart Related

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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


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If one has left arm pain but no chest pain, could it be heart related still?

If one has left arm pain but no chest pain, could it be heart related still?

Yes: Yes, the symptoms of cardiac disease can be quite variable, particularly in women. Patients can definitely have even serious cardiac events with little or no chest pain. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause, cardiac or otherwise. Consider being checked. ...Read more

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How do I know if my chest pain is heart related? Random pains last short time for about a week now. Shoulder blade pain. Ekg and blood showed ok

Further studies: Cardiac issues need to be diagnosed with routine or further complex studies. There could be other sources of pain that would mimic these symptoms such as gallbladder or ulcer symptoms. ...Read more

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What does atypical chest pain? Not heart related because they did an ekg, blood test, echo, xrays, CT scans. I fell and started having pains.

What does atypical chest pain? Not heart related because they did an ekg, blood test, echo, xrays, CT scans.  I fell and started having pains.

Atypical chest pain: Atypical chest pain is chest pain not related to a cardiac disorder. It could be caused by a variety of disorders,such as gastric or eso phageal,pulmonary(pleuritic),or musculoske letal(caused by rib cage ,muscles or articulations)specially since you starte having them after a fall. Suggest you consult your primary physician for more precise diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Mild chest pain scared it could be heart related ?

Mild chest pain scared it could be heart related ?

Chest pain.: Theoretically speaking, any chest pain COULD be heart-related, although that doesn't mean that it IS heart-related. Depends on you as an individual - specific symptoms, associated symptoms, risk factors, habits, testing results. ...Read more

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If my chest pain was proven to be not heart related should I ignore it?

Chest Pain: No you should not ignore it. It is great that your heart has been ruled out as the source of your pain, but, obviously your chest pain is not "normal" for you. I would continue to work with your doctor to decide the cause in order to direct treatment. ...Read more

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