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Chest Pain Shortness Of Breath Dizzy Spells Racing Heart Pregnant Scared Of Heart Attack
I have chest pain that comes and goes, headaches upper back pain dizziness. Shortness of breath nausea. Have been to ER was told not heart attack.
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Myocardial Infarction means some of the heart muscle dies because of insufficient oxygen supply. Most often this occurs because the coronary artery is blocked by plaque & clot. Other causes include tears in the artery wall, extremely high oxygen demand (eg, rapid arrhythmia, heart valve disorder, or severe systemic illness.) Prompt treatment can minimize heart damage & ...Read more
Dizzy spells and racing heart 36 wks preg with chest pains. Had a echo it was normal. Wore a monitor only showed SVT. Scared of heart attack?
My left arm (upper inside only) hurts when I move it certain ways. No chest pain or shortness of breath. Sign of heart attack? Hx of dvts
Dizzy spells shortness of breath and rapid heart beat seeing stars and like tingling racing though my head and neck its really wierd I have to rest?
I'm 17 & have chest pains, shortness of breath, rapid heart beat from simple tasks, extreme dizziness and fatigue. EKG was normal. Is this normal?
Multiple symptoms: Of course not. How could all these symptoms in a 17 year old be "normal"? You need a complete physical exam including serology and hormone levels as well as pregnancy test and mental health eval for anxiety and depression. If you take drugs (MJ) or smoke, drink alcohol or are obese or inactive, you will be negatively effected and may develop symptoms as you've described. ...Read more
Yes a doctor ASAP: The symptoms very well could be hard disease and potentially a pending heart attack. Given your cardiac history, you should get evaluated immediately if it's severe, otherwise schedule appointment with your primary care doctor or cardiologist very soon to get evaluated to ensure this is not cardiac in origin ...Read more
Is an EKG and Doppler ultrasound enogh to exclude a heart attack when having all classical symptoms (short of breath, tightness in chest, dizziness)?
Had a heart rate of 130 to 140 bpm lasted about 45 mins, never experienced this before no chest pain shortness of breath or dizziness cause?
I am 22, my heart rate gets up to 193 when working out at 80%. Other symptoms:chest pain, shortness of breath, dizziness, and Fordyce spots on lips?
See your doc/cardiol: You need to see your doctor or a cardiologist or go to er asap. ...Read more
Very bad chest pain on my left side. Shortness of breath dizzy family history of heart disease and cancer?
Call 911: This may be serious. Don't delay getting emergency help. If it not cardiac - that is great. But don't take the risk. Get seen. ...Read more
I am 22, my heart rate gets up to 193 when I'm not working out at 80%. I also have a pressure headache, dizziness, chest pain and shortness of breath?
What is diabetic heart disease? Are dizziness, shortness of breath, cold tips of finders and chest pain strong indicatros of diabetic heart disease?
All: All of these can be symptoms of cardiology, and diabetes dramatically increases the risk of cardiology. Chest pain, shortness of breath, and associated dizziness can all be symptoms of angina, which is caused by narrowing or blockages in the coronary arteries. Angina might also be accompanied by excessive sweating, nausea, or fatigue. Cold finger tips may be a symptom of poor circulation to the hands, which can be caused by atherosclerosis in the peripheral arties or also by diabetic nerve disease. If you have these symptoms, whether or not you have diabetes, you should definitely see your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more
I am experiencing difficulty breathing (worsened by: lying flat) (quality: noisy). The following also describe me: Shortness of breath, Chest pain or discomfort, Rapid heart rate, Dizziness, and Headache. What should I do?
ER: Evaluation. It could be serious cardiac or respiratory illness ...Read more
Chest pain and shortness of breath. Sharp pains an pressure in chest then increased heart rate. Dizziness, fatigue, and extreme muscle fatigue nuasia?
EMERGENCY: Please have someone take you to the nearest hospital asap. Better yet, call 911! ...Read more
22 year old, chest pain, shortness of breathe and dizziness. I do have a history of severe anxiety and asthma. Could it be a heart attack?
I went to ER for chest pain, racing heart, dizzy. EKG / troponin / chest xray negative heart attack. Still hurts 5 days later. Possibly still heart?
Husband had stent last year. Now has same symptoms, radiating chest pain, dizziness. Had a clear angiogram and EKG 1 week ago. Danger of heart attack?
With known coronary: Disease (previous stent) there is always the possibility for heart attack but it should be considerably lower with a normal recent angiogram and EKG. Contact your husband's health care provider and discuss your concerns. He/she will have a better idea of what to advise for management since he/she has the whole picture. ...Read more
Could chest pain &tightening around chest cage, sweat, & dizziness be a sign of a certain disease other than heart attack. Heart scan is normal. Could be?
Many causes: Tobacco use is a major risk factor and I urge you to stop smoking. If you have undergone a stress test and it's completely normal, your risk for coronary obstruction falls to <10% but it isn't zero. Other causes include bronchitis, pleurisy, acid reflux and muscular chest wall pain to name a few possibilities. Continue to follow up with your doctor - more testing may be needed. ...Read more
Can an 18 year old have a heart attack? Ever since I was little, I have always had chest pain, sometimes I pass out, makes me dizzy, numbness in my left arm. The chest pain will last from a few seconds to 30 minutes, then goes away, however it happens mor
Aortic root, aortic valvular disease
anomalous coronary origin
but as another has noted: Cocaine and other drugs of abuse are more likely. ...Read more
Could I have had a heart attack? A few weeks ago I felt nauseous, dizzy and my heart rate was fast. I had chest pain. Upon standing my legs were weak.
Could be heart:
Remember a heart attack is an occlusion of a coronary artery and doesn't mean cardiac arrest. If you develop sudden crushing chest pain not relieved with rest you may be having a heart attack. Seek urgent medical attention.
Chest pain associated with activity could be angina and you should be checked out. ...Read more
Does dizziness and shortness of breath mean I have heart disease? I am 57 and have been getting dizzy spells, shortness of breath when I climb stairs or walk for very long, and sometimes my heart feel like it is pounding or racing. I'm otherwise healthy.
It: It doesn't mean you have heart disease there can be many factors. This is a very general and common question and the only way to know if you have heart disease is to be evaluated by a cardiologist. ...Read more
Could be a few thing:
You definitely need a thorough exam. Some of what you describe is often seen in Autonomic Dysfunction disorders aka (Dysautonomia). We see this alot as a result of high stress (Physical or emotional).
A condition called POTS disorder is a sub-type disorder of Dysautonomia. A cardiologist can sometimes help, but often an Autonomic Dysfunction Dr. Is needed if this is the cause. ...Read more
Heart attack vs anxiety. How to tell the difference? When I get chest pains & short of breath how can I reassure myself it's just anxiety?
Heart attack/Anxiety: Heart attack is preceded by Feeling of impending doom, Shortness of breath, Nausea with profuse sweating, Sudden feeling like an elephant is sitting on your chest, and Pressure/squeezing/fullness/pain in middle of chest & back and jaw & arm. In any case, it is best to exercise caution & get help ASAP. ...Read more
What is my next move? Shall I take her to a cardiologist for a second opinion? My 14 yr old daughter who has had asthma has been suffering from heart palpitations shortness of breath, dizziness, chest pains and fatigued for weeks. She has been off the as
Yes: Palpitations are often nothing but teen years are when we see a spike in the diagnosis of svt. Her asthma medicines will speed her heart rate anyway which might explain all, but they could help trigger svt. A 24 holter monitor would really help if she is having palpitations on a daily basis. Yes see a pediatric cardiologist. ...Read more
16 weeks pregnant with shortness of breath and chest pain while resting. I have a heart murmur, can it be serious?
Tiny vsd. Cardiac workup shows possible past heart attack. Having heart cath 4 constant chest pressure/shortness of breath. Possible discomfort causes?
Chest pain not from: Chest pain possibly from ASHD or blocked coronary arteries. What showed possible old heart attack if this was an ekg this is not that accurate. If it was and echocardiogram or cardiac sonogram that showed prior heart muscle damage that is probable accurate. Cardiac cath should tell you if you have blocked arteries and how significant they are. If borderline blockages are found a wire can be passed. ...Read more
Can heart attack symptoms disappear after vomiting? Symptoms were extreme pain in chest all around through back. Shortness of breath. Sweating, vomit.
MI SYMPTOMS vomit: 52 F asks if heart attack Sx disappear after vomiting? ANS: usually not, so suggests due to GI problem such as hiatal hernia, reflux, gas (bad gas), Thanksgiving gorge, food poisoning, to mention a few. But recall that women do not have same Sx of heart attack as men. I would call primary care team. Or if u have had heart attack with these symptoms in past go to ER. Now would be good. ...Read more
Went to the ER with chest pressure and shortness of breath. ECG abnormal, showing a sinus arrhythmia and septal infarc. Is that an old heart attack?
Did they do blood: Unless they have an old ECG to compare it to it would hard to tell on an isolated study. Cardiac panel blood profile would more helpful ...Read more
Why am I gettin constant heart flutters and dizzy spells and shortness of breath for the last few weeks?
See doctor ASAP.,: Your symptoms may be due to an abnormal heart rhythm resulting in dizziness and shortness of breath. You ought to be evaluated in the er as this can be life-threatening. If your symptoms are relatively mild, see your doctor asap to have an evaluation. To evaluate this as an outpatient, you will need an outpatient heart monitor. If these symptoms are happening often, however, then get to the er! ...Read more
Could a fatty breast lump on the right breast chestwall cause a heart attack and shortness of breath?
No: A chest wall lipoma should have no such effect. ...Read more
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