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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Does cocaine drug induce chest pain?

Query: Hello, I used cocaine every now for 12-18 months sometimes two times a month sometimes not at all, roughly for 2.5-3 years ago (havnt touched it since). I have no family history of heart problems. My family actually has incredible cardiac genes. Since the last time i used (handful of times on a w...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hello, It's very unlikely to be a cardiac pain. It's not cocaine related now. Cocaine can cause heart issues when it is consumed in high doses and present in the body because of coronary artery vasospasm, or else if consumed for long time say many years or decades to cause atherosclerosis. With yo...  Read Full »

Should I go to the hospital for my tuberculosis treatment?

Query: I recently had a blood test that came back positive for Tuberculosis. Since than I have had trouble booking an appointment with a specialist, and was wondering if I should go the hospital? I have symptoms that include: Fever, chills, night sweats, tiny amount of blood in my spit which didn’t last,...  Read Full »


Dr. S D Sinha

Family Physician, Infectious Diseases Specialist

Answer: Thanks for your query. It's recommended that you visit hospital and get further testing and treatment done. I am not sure how you got tuberculosis but there is a definite treatment, standardised worldwide. Directly observed treatment, short-course (DOTS, also known as TB-DOTS) is the name given to ...  Read Full »

Is there any problem with my ECG report?

Query: Hello doctor,I have chest soreness and semiproductive cough. Kindly review my EKG report. I am currently on Testosterone. My flu test and COVID test are negative.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your ECG (electrocardiography) is fine (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Technically it is a sinus rhythm with T wave inversion in III (can be seen normally), and no other significant ST abnormalities were seen. So there are no significant abnormaliti...  Read Full »

What is the cause for having sudden heart pain while lifting heavy things?

Query: Hello, I'm 15 years old and sometimes this months I have Been experiencing like a sudden heart pain but goes away very quickly i feel this when I lay down sometimes I think it's just because I keep lifting heavy things,could u guys pls help me because I don't want to trouble my parents because my g...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Cardiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Thanks for the query Such sudden onset and offset of pain in chest is usually due to muscular and skeletal causes, which may be due to trauma. Such pain aggravates with movements and deep breathing. Other such sudden sharp pain is called Precordial Catch Syndrome, which aggravates with inspiratio...  Read Full »

How to manage chest pain and the blood coming from the throat during sleep?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 60 years old. I have chest pain in the left side. I am taking injections for it. I also have pain in the throat. I have blood coming from the throat when I sleep. It can be a bleeding spot in me. My blood pressure has got increased. My doctor has not given me a diagnosis. My doctor ...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Dymista is used for allergic symptoms. You may be having issues due to some allergen in your household or somewhere you spend most of your time. It may be pets, carpets, pollens or anything. Bisoprolol is used to lower the blood pressure, and it is good to take it. If y...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my chest pain and numbness in feet?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 46 years old. I have pain in my middle chest for the last few days. I can pinpoint the pain. When I wake up in the morning, I can feel a little bit of numbness in my feet. Sometimes, I have fatigue during the day. And I do not take any medicine.  Read Full »


Dr. Isaac Gana

Cardiologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Did you carry anything heavy before the pain started? Do you have a history of diabetes or stomach ulcer? Apart from the numbness and fatigue, have you noticed increased hunger or increased thirst? Does the pain radiate to other parts of your body?  Read Full »

Is my chest pain related to the heart?

Query: Hi doctor, My doctor started me on Wellbutrin and I have body aches. A real bad pressure is on the little left of center and it is constant for at least 24 hours. Only, cold compress dulls the pain. Do you think this can be heart related? Should I stop the Wellbutrin? I have had an issue with fluid ...  Read Full »


Dr. Rishu

Cardiologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Women are by default on less cardiac risk before the age of 65 years. An early presentation of cardiac disease is highly unlikely in females unless they are smokers. You have not mentioned your smoking habits. If the pain is always there in your left chest area, then it ...  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 »

Why am I feeling breathless and fatigue even after a month of COVID-19 infection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am recovering from COVID-19, and I am on day 26 since the symptoms started. After day 11, I spent two nights in the hospital where I had some oxygen, and a chest x-ray showed viral pneumonia or typical COVID-19 changes. I was discharged after oxygen levels stabilized. After a funny tur...  Read Full »


Dr. Zubayeralam

Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Pulmonologist, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from breathlessness and squeaky noise on inspiration after recovering from COVID-19. This noisy sound may be wheezing, which is high pitched whistling sound during ...  Read Full »

What could cause ascites along with chest pain??

Query: Hi doctor, The patient is 33 years old, who is 5.5 feet tall and whose weight is 60 kg. She had been admitted for stomach pain. She has ascites in the stomach, and it was removed, and more ascites are still there in the stomach. She has chest pain, and the full left part of the body is painful. The...  Read Full »


Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your main problem is ascites, which are leading towards gastro-esophageal reflux. But the cause of ascites here could not be known. The most typical cause of ascites is cirrhosis (due to alcohol, hepatitis B, and C), but the liver is normal on ultrasound. There are also...  Read Full »

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