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Q. Is chest pain in a person having blood pressure and high cholesterol concerning?

Answered by
Dr. Shalini M
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Nov 25, 2021

Hello doctor,

I got mild pain in the chest. I consulted a doctor, and he did ECG, ECHO, TMT, and blood tests. The results turned out to be expected. But in ECG, some mild variation was seen due to BP. I am taking a BP tablet. I also have cholesterol. The doctor said that the reason for my pain was anxiety and acidity. Still, I have some chest pain and backache. I am really worried that I might get a heart attack or fat deposition in my heart.

Would you please go through my reports and advice?

Thanks.

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Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Take your blood pressure (BP) medications and lipid-lowering medications regularly. Your tests reports are normal (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). Kindly get a BP apparatus and check the BP every week. And recheck your cholesterol levels after three months.

Regards.


The Probable causes:

Systemic hypertension.

Investigations to be done:

Fasting lipid profile.

Probable diagnosis:

Systemic hypertension and dyslipidemia.

Treatment plan:

Antihypertensives and Statins.

Preventive measures:

Reduce salt and fat in diet, focus on weight reduction, do regular exercise.

Hello doctor,

Thanks for the reply.

I am not taking any cholesterol tablet.

Thanks.

#

Hello,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

Kindly start taking tablet Rosuvas (Rosuvastatin) 5 mg at night (cholesterol-lowering drug). And recheck your fasting lipid profile and fasting blood sugar after one month.

Regards.


Investigations to be done:

Fasting blood sugars


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