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How Long Could You Have Chest Pressure Before A Heart Attack
Don't wait too long: Time is muscle! that means the longer you wait with chest pain the more heart muscle could die. If you have typical chest pain or pressure radiating to your jaw or neck that does not go away with rest you may be having a heart attack. Nausea, sweating, and crushing chest pain are the common symptoms. 5 minutes of chest pain is plenty to start worrying about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest pressure ...heart attack? I had anxiety before but now is different coz pressure all day im 22 no pain just pressure what do u suggest please?
Evaluation: It is very unlikely that you're having a heart attack, but it's worth an exam to rule it out. Just be sure you are convinced so that you can drop that worry. If it is anxiety, please consider a CBT therapist to learn skills to avoid, reduce and manage anxiety. If meds are needed, they'll refer you for them. I hope it goes well. ...Read more
I have gerd. Pain medicines sometimes make my symptoms worse. Today i took two vicodin and 1 tab q, 6 hours apart. I've been having some on and off left side chest pressure/stabbing under my breast. Could it be heart attack or gerd?
Likely GERD: At your age this is likely gerd. Depending on the cause, narcotics can exacerbate gerd, especially if you have poor gastric emptying. If you have persistent symptoms despite diet changes, then see your doctor to get and ekg at the least. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could I have had a silent heart attack ? A few weeks ago i experienced severe pain in back, chest pressure/pain , lightheaded and dizzy with nausea.
Not by what you say: A silent heart attack is one that has no symptoms, so whatever it was you experienced, it was not silent. Was it a heart attack? I'm not able to say for sure, but i tend to doubt it. An ekg might help answer the question. You are taking medications for blood pressure, so it would be wise for you to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would heart attack symptoms get worse? How fast? Chest pressure, tried to sleep woke up in sweat. Been anxious lots so can't tell...normal vital signs
Anxiety: Anxiety is a very common cause for chest pains. It is thought that the chest muscles tighten to cause it. For some people it may cause actual myocardial ischemic pain but this is very uncommon in young folks. You may need to look into this anxiety diagnosis more ...Read more
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
Bad chest pressure, pain and burning for 2 days. Burning in stomach too. Worst ever. Would a normal ECG rule out heart attack 100%?
Heart racing: you have symptoms than can be related to the heart or to the stomach or even the nervous system. The ECG can not rule out a heart condition. The only way to 100% evaluate coronary artery disease is by a heart Cath. Best to be seen by a medical professional. ...Read more
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