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Can you have overnight chest pain and still be having a heart attack?

Don't wait too long. Time is muscle! that means the longer you wait with chest pain the more heart muscle could die. If you have typical chest pain or pressure radiating to your jaw or neck that does not go away with rest you may be having a heart attack. Nausea, sweating, and crushing chest pain are the common symptoms. 5 minutes of chest pain is plenty to start worrying about. Read more...
Heart attack. Yes. Heart attacks can occur at anytime. If you have on going chest pain please see your pcp or go to the er. Read more...

If you are having chest pain/discomfort but your vitals are normal can you still be having a heart attack?

Heart attack. You can have a heart attack and have normal vital signs. There are many causes of chest pain that aren't the heart. If you smoke and have high blood pressure you should be doing better taking care of yourself. Read more...
Yes. Pulse can be quite variable bp can be up or down ( usually up with pain) temperature can vary but only a bit. Oxygen saturation can vary. Read more...

My blood pressure is 108 over 63 with chest pain could I still be having a heart attack? Pulse is 63 a And I have used nitro spray which helps

Possible. You can be having a heart attack with ANY blood pressure. It neither rules it in nor out. Nitro spray helping is also non-specific since nitro spray also helps acid reflux and esophagitis. If you think you might be having a heart attack, the only option is to go to the ER. Since someone gave you Nitro spray, clearly you have been evaluated. Without that information, further advice isn't possible. Read more...

Still having chest pain. Could I benefit from stent after heart attack?

Depends on cause.... Depends on what is causing your chest pain and what type of blockages if any is seen on your coronary angiogram. The best person to answer your question is your cardiologist. You should ask him/ her to explain findings of the angiogram or stress test and whether your chest pain is being potentially caused by a blockage. Read more...
Depends. Your cardiologist, after he or she has done a cardiac catheterization and coronary angiography on you, will advise you regarding the need or not for stenting or coronary bypass. Read more...

Am I at risk of a heart attack or stroke past out rushed to hospital was treated with steroids for asthma but nothing more complained about chest pain but nothing was done about it still having severe chest pain

While . While the pain you are experiencing in your chest can be attributed to your asthma attack, it is better to be safe than sorry. Chest pain can also be attributed to cardiac tissue injury and heart attack. If you are experiencing severe chest pain, contact your doctor immediately to discuss your condition. If your chest pain is intolerable and you have concurrent symptoms such as nausea, shortness of breath and sweating, get help, call 911. You may be having a heart attack. Do not drive. You should go to the emergency room. Read more...
See your provider. If you were discharged, you didn't have a heart attack or stroke, but you need to see your provider to work up the chest pain. You might need a stress test, echocardiogram, or even catheterization; you might not need any more testing, if the pain is really just asthma. But there are many causes of chest pain, and you should see your provider to figure out what is going on. Read more...

Slight chest pain, nausea, headache, severe weakness cold sweats, normal bp and pulse. Could this still be a heart attack?

Chest pain - acute . Any chest discomfort in a patient over the age of fourty needs to be evaluated ASAP as symptoms of heart artery blockage are often atypical and vague. Take an aspirin and call 911 if severe or if not severe, have someone drive the patient to the nearest ER ASAP. In the case of heart attacks time is of the essence in reducing residual heart damage. Do not delay. Prevention Works! Read more...