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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. Luis Villaplana
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Shortness Of Breath (Definition)

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I have chest pain and shortness of breath. What could this be?

I have chest pain and shortness of breath. What could this be?

Chest pain SOB: This combination should always be taken seriously. This could be signs of a heart issue. You do need to see your doctor. This is more serious as it seems it is not activity related. ...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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How come I have chest pain in upper left chest and shortness of breath?

How come I have chest pain in upper left chest and shortness of breath?

Many possibilities: This cannot be anwered in this setting. There are many possible causes including indigestion, acid reflux, costochondritis, pleurisy, muscular pain, shoulder arthritis etc. Heart disease is on the list but, at your age, only if you smoke, have diabetes, or use cocaine. ...Read more

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Should I be worried if I have shortness of breath and chest pain but don't have asthma?

Should I be worried if I have shortness of breath and chest pain but don't have asthma?

Yes: Yes, and you should consult your doctor. Many other things can give you those symptoms, like reflux disease, heart disease, allergies, cancer. ...Read more

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I'm having chest pain shortness of breath heart hurting?

I'm 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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What is the diagnosis for chest pain, fatigue and shortness of breath?

What is the diagnosis for chest pain, fatigue and shortness of breath?

Several things: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...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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Shortness of breath, been experiencing it for 2 days. No chest pain or other pains. Should I consider this serious?

Shortness of breath, been experiencing it for 2 days. No chest pain or other pains. Should I consider this serious?

Don't take lightly: Unfortunately with limited history, the possibilities for your shortness of breath are still quite broad, encompassing issues both benign and life-threatening. I would encourage you to seek an evaluation sooner rather than later and ASAP if your are coughing up blood, develop chest pain, develop shortness of breath with limited activity or at rest. ...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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I have a bad migraine with shortness of breath and chest pain?

Chest pain & dyspnea: My first response is to get you to the nearest urgent care center. The combination of severe head pain, difficulty breathing and chest pain makes me want to call 911 for you. But, as a physician if the acuteness of this question has passed and we wanted to explore the history a bit to investigate the cause there are a number of questions and tests that should be run. But, today go to the er. ...Read more

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I'm having chest pain, shortness of breath and diarrhea? What wrong with me?

I'm having chest pain, shortness of breath and diarrhea? What wrong with me?

Pain and fainting: While it is not possible to make a diagnosis or give specific advice in these little text boxes, in general we take chest pain and shortness of breath seriously. You should see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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I have mild shortness of breath, mostly when laying down. I'm congested at the moment, also I exercised too hard and then suddenly had chest pain?

I have mild shortness of breath, mostly when laying down. I'm congested at the moment, also I exercised too hard and then suddenly had chest pain?

Possible asthma: Respiratory illness can make you shot of breath but at your age a little short of breath is hardly noticable. Being that symptomatic I suggest you see your doctor very soon. If you have a fever and cough this could be pneumonia. ...Read more

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Chest pain dull doesn't hurt when I breath. Doesn't hurt when I press into chest. No shortness of breath. Could it be anxiety, should I be worried?

Chest pain dull doesn't hurt when I breath. Doesn't hurt when I press into chest. No shortness of breath. Could it be anxiety, should I be worried?

Given your age and: sex it is unlikely that your symptoms are cardiac in nature but having said that it is true that women's symptoms are often atypical. It it probably anxiety but set your mind at ease by seeking medical evaluation and testing. ...Read more

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I had subtle chest pain and shortness of breath for a week. Chest pain diminished considerably and my breathing is fine, should I still be concerned?

I had subtle chest pain and shortness of breath for a week. Chest pain diminished considerably and my breathing is fine, should I still be concerned?

Chest pain: Glad to hear your symptoms are improving. If they come back, or get worse, then do get checked out. I hope don't smoke! The estrogen you take combined with smoking can increase the risk for clots. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

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