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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


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Mom has left arm pain and chest pain but won't see doctor?

Mom has left arm pain and chest pain but won't 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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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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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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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

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Was up all night with stomach pain, left arm pain chest pain on /off. Heart racing, short of breath leg pain still don'tfeel well. Heart or anxiety?

Was up all night with stomach pain, left arm pain chest pain on /off. Heart racing, short of breath leg pain still don'tfeel well. Heart or anxiety?

Could be either: With arrhythmia be of concern....Further evaluation necessary to differentiate...Talk to your physician. ...Read more

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How do I treat left arm pain that is without chest pain?

How do I treat left arm pain that is without chest pain?

Arm pain: See a dr. And get checked to see what the cause of the arm pain is, likely musculoskeletal. ...Read more

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Can a 36M with clean echo stress and lipids last Jan, no risk fac get angina? Chronic Mild left arm pain with sporadic localized chest pain no SOB

Prob Not: First of all, unless you R a serious Diabetic, chest pain not chronic & mild from CorArtDis. I would think this is from cervicle nerves & arthritis. Have you had car accident? Do you smoke? Would consider Chest XRAY w additional overexposed image of LUQ of Chest to make sure nothing in that region. See your internist and have him examine you and auscultate chest and get xray. ...Read more

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Left arm, neck pain. No chest pain. Headache.?

Left arm, neck pain. No chest pain. Headache.?

Unfortunately there: Are a host of different possibilities. You will need to see a health care provider for a thorough evaluation to figure this out. Make an appointment today. ...Read more

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35 male left arm pain, left jaw tingling and chest pain that comes and goes last three months. EKG and treadmill/echo fine. Should I be worried?

35 male left arm pain, left jaw tingling and chest pain that comes and goes last three months. EKG and treadmill/echo fine. Should I be worried?

Mutliple: Factors should be sorted out by your physician and cardiologist. These are your family history of heart disease, your Cholesterol level, glucose
levels, chest radiography, Holter monitor, pulmonary function test. Please schedule an extended consultation with your doctor. ...Read more

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I have left arm pain for 2 years, chest pain, finger swelling, calf pain, headaches and fatigue, enlarged lymph nodes in neck, What could this be?

I have left arm pain for 2 years, chest pain, finger swelling, calf pain, headaches and fatigue, enlarged lymph nodes in neck, What could this be?

Lymphadenopathy: 2 years for enlarged lymph nodes is a long time. Are they tender and rubbery. Any weight loss or night sweats? If these are enlarged please get a excision biopsy to get a conclusive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Upper jaw pain, left arm pain and chest pains, my doctor says its fibromyalgia, a&e said it wasn't my heart, but I can't stop worrying?

Upper jaw pain, left arm pain and chest pains, my doctor says its fibromyalgia, a&e said it wasn't my heart, but I can't stop worrying?

Second opinion.: At your age, heart disease possible but onlikely. Did the doc do an EKG? Chest Xray? If not, get a second opinion from an internist. ...Read more

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What is that if your left arm drop but no pain or chest pain... I'm a nurse and I've been suffering for years with thia?

Need detailed assess: Your symptoms sound serious, but a medical diagnosis cannot be made based on the info you give. A detailed medical evaluation is needed. ...Read more

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My 4 year old is complaining of chest pain and left arm pain. What should I do?

See below: Did your son have any trauma or falls was so had someone possibly pulled on his arm.? Is there swelling? Where does the arm hurt the elbow shoulder? These are questions that need to be ass you're better off probably seeing a pediatric orthopedic surgeon as soon as possible he may just have some mild sprain but again or evaluation would be warranted. ...Read more

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Last night, I had sudden chest pain/tightness and left arm pain. It went away, but today I had chest pain again. What do I do?

Last night, I had sudden chest pain/tightness and left arm pain. It went away, but today I had chest pain again. What do I do?

Go to ER IMMEDIATELY: You may be young, but that does not preclude a heart attack. The symptoms you describe, esp. If they are associated with excessive sweating &/or nausea are typical signs of heart attack & angina in males. Go to the ER NOW & get it checked out. If they find nothing abnormal, they may require a cardiac stress test. If nothing cardiac is found, further exam should be undertaken by you family dr. ...Read more

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Should I be worried I have left arm pain for about a week and chest pain? Hubby tells me to go to doc asap but I don't think its urgent.

Should I be worried I have left arm pain for about a week and chest pain? Hubby tells me to go to doc asap but I don't think its urgent.

Chest pain concern: Chest pain and left arm pain are related to heart problems but also can be musculoskeletal in origin. Any chest pain without knowledge of origin, should be brought to attention of physician especially since cardiac disease is being recognized more commonly in females. Yes you should see a physician for examination and workup of the pain. ...Read more

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Left arm pain which spreads to jaw only for a while but no chest pain and no chlosterol?

Left arm/jaw pain: Go to ER, May be cervical spine disease or TMJ or reflux but could be an angina/ MI variant so go to ER immediatel. You are male and > 40 years old. You need an immediate EKG and heart attack work up.. ...Read more

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I am 25I quite smoking 45 days. Since then I've had chest pain come an go. Upper left arm pain. The only test ihavent had is a stress test. All test fin?

Primary: At your age it would be extremely unlikely to have a cardiac etiology for your chest pain unless you have significant medical issues. Check with your primary MD. ...Read more

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I have been having pain in my left side of my chest, Pain traveling up and down my left arm, Pain in my Jaw and a Bad irony, metallicy taste in my mou?

I have been having pain in my left side of my chest, Pain traveling up and down my left arm, Pain in my Jaw and a Bad irony, metallicy taste in my mou?

Go to the ER: I can't tell your age from this question, but the kind of pain that you are describing is possibly related to the heart. It needs to be checked out immediately. I would go straight to the emergency room now. Good luck. ...Read more

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27 female 240lbs 5'8. chest pain and left arm pain ekg, blood, xrays done came back good. So what's wrong with me?

Smoker?: Do you smoke? If your your pain occurs with exertion and you smoke, you need a stress test. If no to both, the pain is almost surely not your heart. If the pain goes down your arm, nerve impingement in the neck (disc herniation for instance) is a likely bet. Also muscular strain and fibromyalgia can cause this. ...Read more

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Left arm pain, tingling and vibrating. 6 hours. No chest pain. Took two aspirin. Extremely anxious. Please help.

Left arm pain, tingling and vibrating. 6 hours. No chest pain. Took two aspirin. Extremely anxious. Please help.

Go to ER: Although this may turn, out, to be nothing, to worry about, why not get, it checked out to put, your mind at, ease. Go to your closest ER and have. Them check you out. ...Read more

Arm Pain (Definition)

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