What are some reasons for chest pains with a normal ekg?

Lots. Extremely important to rule out heart if significant risk factors. A stress test may be better then an ekg. However, reflux, esophageal spasm, musculoskeletal, pulmonary (lung) are all potential causes. See your doctor.
Normal EKG . If you have chest pains with a normal ekg then the cause of the pain may not be your heart. Other things such as muscles, gi, or breathing can cause chest pains and are evaluated differently.

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I am 27, male. I walk 5 kms a day for exercise purpose. Off late I am getting immense chest pain on left side. What can be reason. My ECG is normal.

Many reasons for. Chest pain. It can be related to an injury to the chest wall, inflammation of the heart muscle or sac(pericardium) surrounding the heart. It can be related to irritation of your food pipe(esophagus). It can be related to irritation of the lung or lining around the lung(pleural lining). But to be able to better guide you, more information is necessary. Read more...

Doctor said I had slightly long QTc (483) on ecg. Fainted for no reason last week and have chest pain. Appt w/ cardiologist Monday. What will he say?

Long QTc. Doctor said I had slightly long QTc (483) on ecg. Fainted for no reason last week and have chest pain. Appt w/ cardiologist Monday. What will he say? ANS: likely he will say you have slightly long QTc and ask about sudden death in you and your family as well as meds you are taking. Read more...

Chest pains but a normal EKG should I not be worried?

Anxiety and Panic. Hundreds of young people spend thousands of dollars every day seeking emergent or expensive medical care for 'chest pains' only to be told that they are normal and may have anxiety. Many humans hold their tension in their chest. There are lots of muscles in the chest that can spasm. I would get a good family physician to guide you through this; to reassure you and to help you deal better. Read more...

I have severe chest pains, but my ekgs were normal. Does this mean that something is wrong with my lungs?

No. Ekg's are helpful in screening for heart attacks but do not give all of the information needed (a small percentage of patients can have a heart attack with a normal ekg). Lung problems typically present with difficulty breathing rather than pain as the primary complaint. If the pain is abrupt in onset and severe in intensity, aortic dissection should be also considered. Read more...
Possibly ... Consult with your doctor for lung and chest wall (rib cage) examination and possibly imaging studies (chest x-ray and possibly ct scan) ... Read more...
Many possibilities. Evaluation of chest pain is challenging - initial tests often inconclusive. Heart pain doesn't always have diagnostic ekg changes at first, so additional tests may be needed based on detailed history of pain, age, gender, habits, past med history, etc. Partial list: pleuritis, pericarditis, aneurysm, pneumonia, costochondritis, shingles, rib injury, esophageal spasm, pneumothorax, pulmonary embolus, gerd, . Read more...

Can a teenager get angina? I been having chest pains since I was 16 and drs say its costochondritis. Normal xrays and ekgs but im still nervous. I'm 18

Unlikely, angina . Anxiety? this can be part of a generalized anxiety disorder. While it was is important to rule out cardiac ischemia (Angina) even lower chance, given age and normal ekg, why dont your normal test reassure you? They are negatve for disease and positive for health be well. Read more...
Unlikely. At your age, costochondritis or heartburn are the leading cause of chest pain. Heartburn is from irritation at the stomach entrance and lower swallowing tube. This is located just behind the heart. It is aggravated by anxiety, caffeine, chocolate, acidic drinks, reclining after meals, etc. Costochondritis gradually heals. Read more...

I'm having mild to severe chest pains for a month now and did the ECG EKG tmt and my doctor sys everything is normal. What can it be?

Chest pain. There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. Read more...