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 been experiencing hot flushes, tight achy chest pain, and a tingling sensation in my left arm that elevates when I am angry. Why?

Query: Hello doctor. I have been experiencing hot flushes, tight achy chest pain, and tingling or ache-like tension in my left arm. This mainly comes on if I get very anxious or angry during argument. Sometimes if I run I get tingling in my left finger or hand. I had an echo one year ago and the results w...  Read Full »


Dr. Yash Kathuria

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern regarding your chest pain. Chest pain may occur due to various reasons apart from heart disease like anxiety, panic attack, musculoskeletal pain, and lung disease. GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) can also cause chest pain. Cardiac dis...  Read Full »

I am a 17-year-old with chest pain and stomach aches daily for the past four months. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17-year-old, and I have had chest pain daily for the past four months. The pain occurs on both sides of the chest but mainly on the left side. I also feel some kind of pain in both of my hands, like in my arms and fingers, but not in the neck. Along with that, I was also sufferi...  Read Full »


Dr. Yash Kathuria

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. The X-ray report would not explain chest pain. You should get an ECG (electrocardiogram) done to rule out cardiac problems. Chest pain can occur due to anxiety, acid reflux, musculoskeletal pain, and lung disease. You do not need to worry ...  Read Full »

I suffer from intermittent dull chest pain and a heavy left arm. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28-year-old female. For the past few years, I have been having dull chest pain with a heavy left arm, which has been intermitting, but recently it has become more frequent, like two to three times a day, and the pain lasts from 45 minutes to hours. I get palpitations that last for ...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. ECG (electrocardiogram) is fine. Symptoms are unlikely to be due to ischemic heart disease. Regarding episodic chest pain and palpitations, have a Holter monitoring done in which ECG will continuously be recorded for 24 hours. If any chest pa...  Read Full »

Is bypass surgery a must for chest pain?

Query: Hi doctor, My father had chest pain three months back, but he took it lightly. In the last two months, the pain has increased. Now I took him to a doctor. After all the tests and angiography he suggested to do bypass surgery. As we are not much aware of these types of diseases in family, we are look...  Read Full »


Dr. Srivastava, Sumit

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your father's reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) shows 99% block in circumflex branch of left coronary artery, 50 % to 80 % block in left anterior descending artery as well as right coronary artery. Any blockage more than 70% is considered sign...  Read Full »

Which one is better angioplasty or bypass surgery?

Query: Hello doctor,Last week, during night time, my relative developed chest pain and was feeling very uncomfortable. He was taken to a hospital and after tests and preliminary medications, he has been advised to do PTCA to RCA. His age is 51 years old. He has a diabetic history. The reports have been enc...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the reports (attachments removed to protect the patient identity). He had heart attack. There are significant blockages. The medicine he is receiving is fine and should be continued until bypass surgery. Immediately after the attack, say within ...  Read Full »

I am 36 years old suffering from high cholesterol and Kawasaki for the past 30 years with chest pain. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 36 years old and have high cholesterol. I have had Kawasaki disease for the past 30 years. Last weekend I experienced chest pain, and I still have dull achy pain. At urgent care, the doctor said the EKG was normal compared to previous EKGs I have had, but the result that showed up ...  Read Full »


Dr. Yash Kathuria

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. I have seen your ECG (electrocardiogram) reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Kawasaki disease may surely affect the heart, but in your case, the chest pain that you experienced can not ...  Read Full »

I got intermittent left-side chest pain after being diagnosed with coronary artery disease through angiography. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, One year after my angiography, I got intermittent chest pain on my left side, whether during activity or rest. I need a second opinion on coronary artery disease detected through the angiogram. Currently, I am taking the tablet Olmax 40 and capsule Ecosprin AV. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Yash Kathuria

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. I have reviewed your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). You have mild coronary artery disease, which is the likely cause of your chest pain. Have your chest pain increased in the last fe...  Read Full »

I have palpitations, fatigue, dizziness, and chest pain. Why so?

Query: Hello doctor,I have palpitations, fatigue, dizziness, and chest pain. I take Atenolol 50 mg in the morning. Sometimes I also have diarrhea and constipation. I underwent a blood test, but it did not show anything. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Ilir Sharka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. Your symptoms could be related to anxiety. However, cardiac arrhythmia can not be excluded either. I suggest you consult your attending physician for a physical exam and get some tests done. A resting ECG and a ...  Read Full »

I suffer from severe left-hand pain, breathlessness, and chest pain even though my reports are normal. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from left-hand pain for the past year, breathlessness for the past four weeks, and chest pain for about two weeks, having severe pain in my left arm. My complete blood count showed my mean corpuscular volume. He meant corpuscular hemoglobin concentration was low, ...  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. Your electrocardiogram and echocardiogram reports are normal, as you mentioned in the history. You can rule out any obstructive or restrictive lung disease by a pulmonary function test like spirometry. Anemia that is moderate to a severe de...  Read Full »

I have pain on the right side of my chest and nipple, and it is difficult to wear tight clothes. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor,I have pain in the right side of my chest with pain in my nipple. I find it difficult to wear tight clothes. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.Thank you for your query.I understand your concern. The symptoms could be related to various conditions, including breast infection, injury, or a breast-related muscle strain. However, pain in the chest area can also be a sign of a more serious condition, such as a heart...  Read Full »

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