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I'm pregnant with chest pain and shortness of breath. I will not have a chest CT angiogram. Will the Drs just put me on heparin without me havin ct?

I'm pregnant with chest pain and shortness of breath. I will not have a chest CT angiogram. Will the Drs just put me on heparin without me havin ct?

Discuss with doctor: How far along are you in your pregnancy? Abdomen can be shielded to minimize exposure to the fetus. It is not feasible to advise without knowing more about your health. ...Read more

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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Chest pain, shortness of breath fainting. What are these symptoms of?

Chest pain, shortness of breath fainting. What are these symptoms of?

Lots of things.: The differential diagnosis for these symptoms is very broad. However, there are a few very serious conditions that could be the cause of you problems. A full history and exam on you would be necessary to safely make a diagnosis. My advice would be to not mess around with this and get to a doc very, very soon. ...Read more

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I have chest pain, shortness of breath fainting. I mean they are sytoms then what, any suggestions?

I have chest pain, shortness of breath fainting. I mean they are sytoms then what, any suggestions?

Chest pain: You are having a lot of significant symptoms and i would recommend going to the emergency room for a cardiac workup. ...Read more

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Im having chest pain shortness of breath heart hurting?

Im having chest pain shortness of breath heart hurting?

Go to the ER: These are symptoms that need to be evaluated by a doctor. They are consistent with severe heart or lung conditions. Do yourself a favor and head to your local emergency department. ...Read more

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Intermittent chest pain, shortness of breath sometimes, shakiness, what might this be?

Intermittent chest pain, shortness of breath sometimes, shakiness, what might this be?

Atypical chest pain: Unless a very strong family history of premature CAD or personal risk factors such as heavy smoking, Drug abuse or morbid obesity, recurrent CP associates with SOB and shakiness is a sign of atypical CP due to musculoskeletal origin or anxiety. If associated palpitation may consider valvular HD especially a mitral valve prolapse. ...Read more

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Chest pain shortness of breath and when i sleep sometimes wake witha panic and feel like i can't breath so I have to get put of bed ?

Chest pain shortness of breath and when i sleep sometimes wake  witha panic and feel like i can't breath so I have to get put of bed ?

Night time: Panic, or dream anxiety disorder, or sleep apnea with gasping arousals. Please see you family doctor for a physical and referrals to the necessary specialists to determine your diagnosis and the most effective treatments. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Chest pain, shortness of breath, a little bradychardia (61bpm).Last week catheterism showed all normal.Pain continues, lungs ok, i feel like blood flavour.Im desperate, what could that be?

Chest pain, shortness of breath, a little bradychardia (61bpm).Last week catheterism showed all normal.Pain continues, lungs ok, i feel like blood flavour.Im desperate, what could that be?

CAD: If work up for coronary artery disease, including cath, is normal then it is possible that you could have esophageal disease: reflux with aspiration and/or esophageal spasm. It is also possible to have small vessels coronary artery disease ( rare ) for which you need to have a vo2 max stress test. ...Read more

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Woke up at 4am with chest pain & shortness of breath. Went to ER & all the tests were neg. I drink a lot of caffeine, could it be that? 1st time ever.

Woke up at 4am with chest pain & shortness of breath. Went to ER & all the tests were neg. I drink a lot of caffeine, could it be that? 1st time ever.

It could be: The good news is the cardiac work-up was negative n the ed. Now you need to follow-up with your pcp to figure out what the probable cause is. Decreasing your excessive caffeine intake can be the first step in a healthier future. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I spit blood never happen to me before also having chest pain shortness of breath dizziness?

I spit blood never happen to me before also having chest pain shortness of breath dizziness?

See a doctor soon: Luckily, most blood that is coughed up is from swallowed blood from the nose. However, with your other symptoms you may have pneumonia, asthma, or even tuberculosis (although unlikely). Time to see your dr! ...Read more

Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

Breathlessness is the sensation of not being able to catch one's breath. It may be seen in asthma, heart failure, ...Read more