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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Whay am I having dull chest pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having chest pains that are dull feeling in random parts of chest at random times throughout the day and night. Been having them for 2 weeks now. I have a newborn child, 9 months, and I do not sleep alot because he does not either. That has been going on for 9 months, the lack of...  Read Full »

Dr. Ilir Sharka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I passed carefully through your medical history and would like to explain that your ECG seems to be within normal ranges. Nothing to worry or panic about. The lack of sleep has played a role in exacerbating your clinical symptomatology. Anyways it is rationale to ...  Read Full »

I have chest pain on and off under the breast. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor,I am attaching a word document detailing cardiac issue symptoms. I have been experiencing this for the past seven months of this year since I ended up in A and E. It outlines the issues and tests so far. At present, I have chest pain that comes and goes on the left-hand side under the b...  Read Full »

Dr. Ilir Sharka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I passed carefully through your concern and would like to explain that your recent clinical symptomatology seems to be related to THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol), alcohol, and cocaine use. They are potent stimulants, and apart from leading to blood electrolytes imbalances...  Read Full »

What should be done for low blood pressure with second-degree heart block.

Query: Hello doctor, My boyfriend is 24 years old. Being a fitness trainer, he does not take any drugs. He has been getting chest pain for the past four months and sometimes lightheadedness. He went to the doctor and had done a blood test which came back normal. His blood pressure is low, and he had a 24-h...  Read Full »

Dr. Ilir Sharka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. I want to explain that when we are in front of a cardiac conductance abnormality in an young adult first, it is necessary to exclude an infectious and inflammatory disease, like Lyme disease, sarcoidosis, and other cardiac issues, like myoc...  Read Full »

Why do I still have chest pain despite all reports being normal?

Query: Hello doctor, I have chest pain for three months. I took ECG, Echo, TMT, my reports are normal. But still, I have the same problem. I take Solopose Beta 0.5 mg. My blood pressure suddenly rises to 120/90.  Read Full »

Dr. Ilir Sharka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern and would like to explain that as all your cardiac tests have resulted in normal, a cardiac issue is almost excluded. A 24 hours ECG monitoring test (Holter) would be necessary to eliminate any abnormal arrhythmic event. Probably the most im...  Read Full »

I am getting sudden chest and back pain for the past six months. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have chest pain, and back pain for the past six months and feeling heavy in the mornings. Feeling like vomiting in the morning, and sometimes, sudden high pain in chest on walking.  Read Full »

Dr. Ilir Sharka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I reviewed all your performed tests (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and would explain as follows. Your total cholesterol or HDL ratio is high. This means that you should make some diet modifications in order to reduce cholesterol levels. Starting sta...  Read Full »

Why am I having chest pain while sleeping?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 26 years old and have pain in left side of left chest just below the tit. When I touch that place, I feel nothing and it is numb there. When I sleep by keeping the face up I feel someone is pressing my heart and feel pain. When I hold that place and pull out, I feel relax. For fo...  Read Full »

Dr. Ilir Sharka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your symptoms do not seem to be related to any cardiac disorders. A lung disorder or acid reflux could be the cause of your complaints. For this reason, I recommend consulting with your attending physician and performing some tests. A chest X-ray study and pulmonary ...  Read Full »

Why is there chest pain on taking deep breaths while sleeping on back?

Query: Hello doctor, My ECG is normal. When I sleep on back and take deep breaths, I feel pain in the chest. I am BP patient. After delivery via C-section, I am taking tablet Almovas 2.5. Please advice me.  Read Full »

Dr. Ilir Sharka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read carefully your question and would explain that your symptoms do not seem to be related to the heart. Gastro-esophageal reflux could be the most probable cause of your complaints. Coming to this point, it is necessary performing a fibrogastroscopy to investigat...  Read Full »

I have a burning chest pain which improves when I stand. Is it costochondritis?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 40 year old female. I have a BMI of 17. I am a recovering eating disorder patient and also suffer from GERD, GAD, and low BP (105/60). I saw a cardio two years ago and cleared. I developed a burning, sharp chest pain (more intense than normal GERD pain), in the upper-left stern...  Read Full »

Dr. Ilir Sharka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I passed carefully through your question and would explain that your symptoms are not typical of any cardiac disorders. They could be suggestive of costochondritis or gastro-esophageal reflux. Is the pain triggered by deep breathing or pressure in this chest area? T...  Read Full »

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