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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Mild Chest Pain (Overview)

Chest pain is chest pain and mild depends on severity if you were asked base on scale of 1 to 10 , 1 being no chest pain to 10 being severe chest pain.


Dr. Sewa Legha
49 doctors shared insights

Mild Chest Pain (Overview)

Chest pain is chest pain and mild depends on severity if you were asked base on scale of 1 to 10 , 1 being no chest pain to 10 being severe chest pain.


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Mild chest pain. What kind or degree of chest pain is something to worry about?

Mild chest pain. What kind or degree of chest pain is something to worry about?

Not severity: Severity is all but irrelevant as heart attacks can be painless. The single most important feature of angina is that it is provoked by exercise and relieved by rest. That said, a heart attack can come on at complete rest (and often does). If you're concerned, please see your doctor. An once of prevention is worth a pound of cure. ...Read more

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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

There is a specialty for pain management. ...See more

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Overcoming Mild Depression (Checklist)

Discuss with your doctor your symptoms and get help
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Ask for a counseling referral. Talk therapy is key.
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Ask if you would benefit from medications
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Exercise daily. If having trouble, start slow with a daily walk.
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I get random mild chest pain on just my left side. Its maybe a 4 out of ten on a pain scale. What could it be?

I get random mild chest pain on just my left side. Its maybe a 4 out of ten on a pain scale. What could it be?

Unsure: Any chest pain should be eval by a doctor, but the chest pain that usually concerns me is midline dull aching pain that is worse w exertion and better w rest. Can also radiate to jaw or left arm. A stress test may be a good idea. I also like to check a calcium score in high risk patients without chest pain. ...Read more

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Managing Mild Kidney Failure (Checklist)

Make certain your blood pressure is at the low prescribed target
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Make certain your cholesterol has been monitored and treated
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Make certain your blood sugars are well managed
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Minimize weight gain and lose weight if you are overweight.
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I took 130mg of inderal (propranolol) when precription says 1 10 mg pill twice a day .. What should I do? I feel nauseous and tired and burning mild chest pain .

I took 130mg of inderal (propranolol) when precription says 1 10 mg pill twice a day .. What should I do? I feel nauseous and tired and burning mild chest pain .

Dosing error: If the dose taken is 130mg instead of 10mg, go to the emergency room now. If the dose taken is 30mg, the symptoms will ususally improve over the course of the day - contact your doctor to see if any adjustments are needed. ...Read more

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I get mild chest pain at random times. Why is that?

I get mild chest pain at random times. Why is that?

Chest pain: There are multiple causes possible for what you mention. Costochondritis, intercostal muscle pain, diaphragmatic irritation, pleural inflammation are but a few of the possibilities. ...Read more

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