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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 left chest discomfort, but ECG is normal. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 36 year old man. Of late, I am feeling a discomfort on the left side of my chest since the last six to seven months. I visited a doctor who took an ECG which was normal. But again after a month or two, I started feeling the same. I used to get up early in the morning at 4 AM and...  Read Full »

Dr. Amiya Kumar Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your repeated tests relating to your cardiac problem are found to be normal as per your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). So, it is highly unlikely to be a cardiac problem. I suggest you do an upper GI (gastrointestinal) endoscopy to rule ou...  Read Full »

I am having chest pain and other cardiac symptoms. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor,I am an 18-year-old female and I have been experiencing episodes where I suddenly feel faint, my breathing becomes shallow, and my heart rate increases. These episodes seem to come out of nowhere and leave me feeling completely drained, almost as if I am on the verge of passing out or d...  Read Full »

Dr. Amiya Kumar Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am sorry to hear about your experiences. To better understand your situation, could you tell me how frequently these episodes have occurred? Have you visited a hospital during any of these incidents for an evaluation? I would suggest you consult a local doctor who...  Read Full »

Is it normal to get an episode of vertigo when the cholesterol and blood pressure levels are high?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old male, and I work as an engineer for a consultancy firm. A few weeks back, I noticed that my blood pressure is slightly on the higher side. I checked my BP every day at night for about 2 to 3 weeks and found that 90 % of the time, it is in the range of 135 to 150/80 to 1...  Read Full »

Dr. Amiya Kumar Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Your BP (blood pressure) is on the higher side as per current international guideline. It may be due to persistent anxiety. Cardiac pain is mostly seen as central chest pain and increas...  Read Full »

I have chest pain and GERD with normal heart reports. Please advice.

Query: Hi doctor, I have chest pain for the past 15 days. I also have upper back pain along with it. My ECG and echocardiogram reports are usual. My troponin tests are normal. I had a negative result for the treadmill test. Before three years, my CT angiography was negative. I have GERD. But I do not have...  Read Full »

Dr. Amiya Kumar Chattopadhyay

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your reports related to heart problem are normal. The symptoms you have now can be due to GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). You can take Pan IT (Itopride with Pantoprazole) one ca...  Read Full »

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