Chest Pain

Chest pain varies depending on the intensity, location, and duration. It might be a sign of some severe heart conditions like a heart attack, or sometimes it can be due to some other conditions that are not life-threatening. Acid reflux, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, and bronchospasm might also cause chest pain.

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I have little chest pain and my chest hurts during smoking. Do I have lung cancer?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 28-years-old male with 250lb. I have little pain in the chest when taking a deep breath, especially in the morning. I do not have a cough at all when I try to cough hard sometimes there is little tiny blood in my saliva, and my mouth tastes bloody. I keep smoking these two weeks ...  Read Full »


Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concern. First of all, do not think directly about lung cancer because the possibility of it is very less. Possibility of other smoking-induced lung diseases like pleurisy, lung infection, bronchitis, etc. is more likely. So please let me know, ...  Read Full »

What is Ecosprin AV 75 used for?

Query: Hi doctor, Sometimes, my father used to get chest pain. Angiography showed that he has a LAD bridging and vessels are normal and clear. His echo is normal. His BP, blood sugar and cholesterol are normal. After the chest pain, he was given the following medicines for one year. They are Stator, Is...  Read Full »


Dr. Rishu

Cardiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have noted all details of your father. A myocardial bridge means that a group of muscle fibers are present on the top of coronary artery instead of on the bottom. In almost 40% cases, it is asymptomatic. However, in some patient the bunch of muscles pushes the coronary ...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for left-sided upper back pain.

Query: Hi, I am suffering from left side upper back pain as well as left sided chest pain for the past one year. Day by day it has been increasing. I underwent ECG, Echo and TMT eight months back. All the tests were normal. My lipid profile is as follows:Tryglicerides - 276, LDL - 85, HDL - 28 and tot...  Read Full »


Dr. Divakara P

Diabetologist, Endocrinologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Pain Medicine Physician, Pulmonologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your upper back pain and left sided chest pain might be due to a condition called cervical radiculopathy. It is a condition where the nerves at your neck level get compressed between the neck bones and causes pain in the back of neck or upper back or arm or shoulder or ...  Read Full »

Are fever, throat, and chest pain symptoms of COVID-19 infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I had a fever for two days and felt a little pain in my chest and throat with body weakness on the fourth day. Now I am eating, moving, and walking normally. I doubt it is COVID-19 because I came in contact with infected people. My question is if it is COVID-19, is it the end of it a...  Read Full »


Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome back to icliniq.com. I feel sorry for your discomfort. COVID-19 causes several symptoms including those happening to you. In addition, it causes breathlessness, cough, diarrhea, loss of smell, appetite, which associated with positive COVID-19 swab culture test and lung CT (computer...  Read Full »

How serious is my mother's chest pain?

Query: Hi doctor, My mother, who is 62 years old, has been hospitalized for two days due to sudden sweating, chest pain and left hand pain. When she was admitted her BP was 190/110 mmHg. She is also a diabetic (150/270) and undergoing tremendous stress due to sudden personal loss. She underwent ECG and 2D ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mangesh Baliram Danej

Cardiologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through her reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It can be unstable angina or MI (myocardial infarction). Please let me know the troponin I value. If it is negative repeatedly, then stress test is advisable. If positive, then straight coro...  Read Full »

Does my occasional sharp chest pain with abdominal discomfort indicate heart problem?

Query: Hello doctor, I have occasional sharp upper chest pain. I also have right upper abdominal pain with a burning sensation. I have attached my MRI report. Please explain. I am currently on Albuterol, and my ALT and AST levels are also high.  Read Full »


Dr. Vivek Chail

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Radiodiagnosis Physician, Radiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the MRI report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). There is an over distended gallbladder and no obvious gallbladder stones. The common bile duct is measuring 4 to 5 mm in diameter in its course and is in the normal range. There are no ar...  Read Full »

How to help my GERD symptoms like chest pain and acid feeling in throat?

Query: Hello doctor, I would like to ask about the hyperacidity and GERD that I am suffering. I am experiencing this for the past six months until now. From the start, it was not that frequent. However, for this month, every day I am already suffering pain in the chest and often acid go through my throat....  Read Full »


Dr. Pooja Pardhi

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you are suffering from GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) for a long time you need to take medicine for at least six weeks and follow some instructions. I suggest you to take some other acidity medicine like Pantoprazole. It would be better to take a combinat...  Read Full »

Should one worry about heart attack at the age of 32?

Query: Hello doctor,My wife had an echo, stress test, and several EKGs and a 30-day event monitor done about three and a half years ago. She still gets a slight pain in the chest area from time to time. Her grandparents were the only ones that had any heart trouble. She also has extreme health anxiety abou...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Unfortunately, I got no clues on what were the results of those cardiac investigations. If possible, can you please elaborate a little bit on what was the outcome of those hearts tests you mentioned earlier? If I assume there was not much they found abnormal in the ...  Read Full »

I have chest pain with palpitations and acid reflux. Kindly advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I do not know if everything that happens on my system are still normal. First, mild chest pain. I do not know if it is associated with high blood pressure since I also experience headache almost everyday. The headache feels like there is something that snaps on upper back part of my ...  Read Full »


Dr. Naveed Gul

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have mentioned of mild chest pain, acid reflux, headache, palpitations and sometimes dizziness. Chest pain and acid reflux are related to weak lower sphincter of oesophagus and gastritis. Palpitations and dizziness are related to decreased hemoglobin in young fem...  Read Full »

Please explain the abnormalities in my mom's ECG.

Query: Hello doctor, My mother's ECG reports are abnormal. On 22nd July, she cannot walk as she was feeling pain in the center of the chest and back. Today her BP is 112/76. We performed TFT, lipid profile, blood sugar, Hb, calcium, ECG, and platelet count. Please help.   Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the ECG report and other blood tests (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Her ECG (electrocardiography) is certainly abnormal, and it indicates that she has suffered a heart attack, which might have gone unnoticed. So she will need...  Read Full »

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