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Dr. Gutti Rao
2,968 doctors shared insights

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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I had a mild pulsating chest pain left side that woke me up. Went away as soon as i got up. Now have heartburn. Could it be heart related?

I had a mild pulsating chest pain left side that woke me up. Went away as soon as i got up. Now have heartburn. Could it be heart related?

Unlikely: Unless you have many risk factors - it is unlikely to be heart related. More likely to be within the range of our normal experiences. Could also be heartburn or anxiety. If this continues to occur - would recommend evaluation by care provider. ...Read more

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I did some cocaine and now have mild chest pain over the left side. I won't be touching the drug again but just wondered, should I seek medical help ?

Possibly: It is not uncommon for people to experience chest pain from using cocaine. If you regularly use, I would be concerned about your heart. If it was a one time thing that may be less likely. However, I still think that it would be a good idea to get it checked out in order to determine your baseline health whether you plan on using again or not. ...Read more

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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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Started using treadmill & everything was good till i got mild chest pain & pressure on left upper side & today i woke w/left upper back pain?

Angina pectoris?: Or pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. Take care. ...Read more

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Started treadmill & everything was good till i got mild chest pain & pressure on left upper side days after & today i woke w/left upper back pain?

Cp: Despite your young age every time we hear exertional chest pain we think angina, however exertional CP can be encountered for many other reasons sometimes. My recommendation would be to tell your doctor right away . If you just started and exercise program your muscles can be sore and they can cause pain. At any rate please speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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Mild random chest pain on left side of chest.. usually under breast. Almost feels like ribs. Had EKG, bw, stress test, ECHO and xray..all normal?!

Mild random chest pain on left side of chest.. usually under breast. Almost feels like ribs. Had EKG, bw, stress test, ECHO and xray..all normal?!

Maybe it is ribs: Having all those tests you mentioned being negative is good, and seems to rule out a cardiac condition. Maybe it is a rib issue such as costochondritis. best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Mild Chest Pain (Definition)

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 ...Read more