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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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Mom has left arm pain and chest pain but wont see doctor?

Mom has left arm pain and chest pain but wont see doctor?

Bad choice: Believe my colleagues here would all fear possible heart disease, and episodes of angina as the best explanation. There is risk of impending heart attack. Get her to see a doctor asap. This could be life threatening! ...Read more

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Clear ecg and clear bloods , but jaw pain, left arm pain and chest pain, could anxiety be the cause? I'm so scared of heart problems

Clear ecg and clear bloods , but jaw pain, left arm pain and chest pain, could anxiety be the cause? I'm so scared of heart problems

Yes: given your age and assuming no risk factors (diabetes, HTN, smoking, birth control pills) and a normal echocardiogram - it is probably related to your anxiety attacks. ...Read more

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What could be wrong if my left arm pain but no chest pain?

What could be wrong if my left arm pain but no chest pain?

Pain: Left arm pain doesn't need to relate to the heart. In fact more commonly it is due to neck or shoulder problems which are felt in the arm. ...Read more

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If one has left arm pain but no chest pain, could it be heart related still?

If one has left arm pain but no chest pain, could it be heart related still?

Yes: Yes, the symptoms of cardiac disease can be quite variable, particularly in women. Patients can definitely have even serious cardiac events with little or no chest pain. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause, cardiac or otherwise. Consider being checked. ...Read more

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Left arm pain & heaviness. No chest pain. Still able to do everyday tasks with arm, just a heavy feeling. Also have health anxiety?

Left arm pain & heaviness. No chest pain. Still able to do everyday tasks with arm, just a heavy feeling. Also have health anxiety?

Not typical angina: This could be a heart problem without chest pain. Self diagnosis is not a good idea even for a doctor like me. If you don't have a primary physician, then now you know why it would be a good idea to have one. An EKG and some blood tests plus a good examination can answer this for you. ...Read more

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21, been v sick the past five months and cardiologist suspects pots. Recently been getting a lot of left arm aching. Why do pots sufferers get mostly left-sided arm pain and chest pain?

21, been v sick the past five months and cardiologist suspects pots. Recently been getting a lot of left arm aching. Why do pots sufferers get mostly left-sided arm pain and chest pain?

POTS: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome is a condition in which the heart abnormally has an exaggerated increase in heart rate in change in position from lying down to standing up. This can result in varied symptoms including palpitations, dizziness, fainting (less brain flow), chest pain, numbness/tingling. You should see your cardiologist for continued management. ...Read more

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I have been having intermittent and alternating left shoulder and shoulder blade, upper and outer left arm pain x1wk. No chest pain. Brewing heart atk?

I have been having intermittent and alternating left shoulder and shoulder blade, upper and outer left arm pain x1wk. No chest pain. Brewing heart atk?

Get checked: Multiple possible causes of your symptoms. May certainly be musculoskeletal, but cardiac needs to be ruled out. A good detail history of your symptoms coulpled with an exam of the area will likely sort it out. ...Read more

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Symptoms mimicking heart attack with left arm pain and chronic chest pain for four months. Ultrasound and Holter test fine. What could it be?

By symptoms: mimicking heart attack do you mean sweating, nausea, palpitations, dizziness, vomiting, shortness of breath, dull squeezing aching chest pain and weakness? Or do you mean sharp chest pain? You need a stress test and then treatment for the muscles and bones of your chest if it is normal too. ...Read more

Arm Pain (Definition)

Arm pain can mean many things. See a hand or ...Read more