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Chest Tightness Cardiac Ct
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
Ct uses xrays taken an 360 degrees combined with a computer to see"inside" the body. The table moves as the xray tube and detectors spin around the patient 10 times a second or more! the image shows excellent soft tissue detail, enhanced with injection of intravenous contrast or oral contrast. This way the body is shown in slices, in any plane, usually axially, but ...Read more
Chst tight pain w dyspnea when sit. Chest ct, xray , cardiac echo ECG ok.Barium swalow ok.Fibrinogen 600.Pain upper middle chest.Burp a lot.Any idea?
Reflux?: Consider strict dietary restrictions for 3 weeks. Off dairy, wheat, corn. ...Read more
Health anxiety, dizziness, ear pressure, shortness of breath, constipated, rapid heart rate, had CT MRI scan bw EKG chest stomach xray all normal. Anxiety?
Possibly: I agree with dr. Block about the need to fully evaluate your complaints, looking for possible "medical" causes. However, anxiety disorders are medical causes also -- having physical, emotional, and cognitive symptoms and effects. With "health anxiety" [your words] you're likely to interpret any physical sensation as a sign of serious physical illness -- when the anxiety itself needs treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, but not: heart disease. From the data you provided, myocardial infarction, (heart attack) can be ruled out, but not other heart diseases. Get clearance from your doctor to exercise and do it. Also - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
24/7 chest pain 6 weeks, near constant tachycardia palpitations shortness of breath past week. Normal ecg, blood, chest xray. Likely anxiety or heart?
Anxiety: Anxiety reaction may well be the cause of your symptoms if hyperthyroidism as well as organic heart disease has been ruled out by your physician and/or cardiologist. Consultation with a psychiatrist for stress management therapy is recommended as treatment for chronic anxiety state. Medication may also be prescribed for a short period. ...Read more
31 m Still having bad wheezing and chest pain. Sometimes squeezing and dull. Always breathless heavy. Breathing patterns are different. Heart doc did stress echo holter and ekg . Lung doc did broncho Ct scan of chest vq scan pft methan reactive airw?
New clubbing fing/toes, episcleritis, headache, parasthesias, joint/chest pain. Chest Xray, chest CT w/contrast, abd CT w/contrast, head ct, cbc, cmp, esr, crp, tsh, pft, ekg, ECG all normal!?!
Chest hurts sometimes upon waking with palpitations. Recent ekg echo chest xray bloodwork normal. Is this anxiety or gerd? echo rule out heart issues?
Chest X-ray r lung base collapse minimal 3/10/13
l sided chest pressure .. Cause ?
No breath shortness
no pulmonary care
Chst pain on off w dyspnea.Ecg heart enzyme cardiac echo angio CT w contrast ok.Can it be angina?
Angina?: What did cardiac specialist say after all your test? It's probably related to gastrointestinal issues. But best to talk with your cardio. Good luck. ...Read more
Echo, ekg, stress, PFT, endoscopie, barium swallow test... Are all fine. Suffer from chest pressure 24/7, dyspnea and palpitations. Causes?
History & physical: It sounds like you've had a good bit of testing. There are other tests, such as a holter monitor or CT scan, that may identify the problem; however, before more testing, a thorough history and physical examination may need to be repeated. The most important clues to the diagnosis, often lie in your doctor asking the right questions. Best wishes. ...Read more
Ecg , cardiac echo, heart enzyme , chest ct, cardiac angio ct, all ok.Still resting heart pulse 53-62.Increase when move.Exclude cardiac issue?
Left chest pain under ribs upper abdominal pain anxiety attacks pvcs belching heaviness in chest. All my tests are normal including echo stress test?
Squeezing chest pains radiating to back & down left arm. Troponin, D-Dimer, EKG, Chest X-Ray & heart monitor.. All normal! Could it still be cardiac?
No: most ptobably it is not cardiac at this age . ...Read more
Chest pain. Ekg, d-dimer, asa, chest xray, ESR "normal". Echo says "restrictive pattern lv diastolic fill". Anxious re risk of cad/athero & heart attack. ?
Cardiac ct, stres tst,holter, cardiac echo all normal.feel tired w air hunger when walk, pain left blade hand.mild reflux,clear lungs.obese.reason?
Exercise: It appears that all of your cardiac tests are normal, and that is very good. I do not see that you listed any lung evaluations, such as pulmonary function tests. This is a suggestion if you continue to have air hunger, as PFT can diagnose asthma or other lung conditions. This may be a matter of being out of shape because of your being overweight. See your doctor for an individualized exercise RX ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Heart palpitations, tightness in chest, odd sensation left arm. Two ER visits. EKG, blood test, chest Xray clean. Symptoms persist. What now? Please.
Anxiety/panic attack: In light of normal evaluation twice in ER, it's time for you to see your Family Doc and discuss possibility of anxiety and/or panic attack as cause of symptoms. Check out http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/mental-health-panic-disorder & http://www.adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/panic-disorder-agoraphobia for more info. Good luck! PS Avoid benzodiazepines if possible b/c highly addictive ...Read more
Minimal rt lung base collapse shown on chest xray cause?
Shortness of breath when running
Chest tightness is the feeling of a "squeezing" or a pressure in the chest. Sometimes there is an associated breathing difficulty. There are numerous potential causes. Heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, heart rhythm condition, esophagus spasm, lung condition are ...Read more