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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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Is EECP advisable for leak in valve with chest pain?

Query: Hello doctor, My sister suffers from kidney failure and has been undergoing dialysis since two years now. She was diagnosed with a leak in valve when she was admitted a month ago with severe chest pains. One doctor suggests EECP treatment for her. I would like a second opinion, as some doctors also...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I want to assure you that do not worry as everything is going to be fine soon. Thanks for uploading the detailed case history (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine concerns.   Read Full »

How to cure severe chest pain and high heart rate naturally?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female with a height of 5 feet 3 inches and a weight of 110 pounds. I am not taking any medicine. I am having chest pain for a month and high heart rate, which is very painful in the night. I had an EKG which showed tachycardia. Can you please tell me what medicines ...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. A high heart rate in itself is nothing. It can be due to one of the many reasons. It can be starting right from inside the heart from the electrical system that causes the mechanical movements (pumping) of the heart. The thyroid gland is also responsible for a high he...  Read Full »

I have pain chest pain radiating to my face, arm, and neck. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I had pain in my left chest area may be twenty times in last years. Ongoing to hospitals and doctors ruled out heart problem called costochondritis. What are the very best recommended ways to solve this problem? The last episode lasted some three days ago. Episodes last for hours. I need ...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Costochondritis originates from the front of chest area where ribs join the breastbone named sternum. It mimics a heart pain. Here, the physician can help in few ways to have a complete recovery. Proper rest and avoiding activities that aggravate the pain are helpful. This ...  Read Full »

I have mild pain in the left side of my chest. Is it a cardiac problem?

Query: Hi doctor, I have mild pain in the left side of the chest. I always have a feeling of having a heart attack and blockage. I am not taking any medications. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It can be a muscular spasm, or a heart problem or a gastrointestinal issue. Kindly send your laboratory reports soon to guide you further.  Read Full »

The muscles in the left shoulder are twitching. Is it related to the heart?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 31-year-old female. I have been drinking a bottle of wine a day for weeks and not eating healthy. Five days ago, I woke up with a pounding heart pain in my chest. I now have a wide range of symptoms with pain in my left and right arm, pain in my left shoulder, muscle spasms in m...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, none of the symptoms warn me of any serious heart issue. When we see the whole scenario, there are different aspects of your health that may have caused this recent accentuation of the issues. High levels of the thyroid have a direct impact on heart rate an...  Read Full »

Is there a risk of developing heart attack at the age of 32?

Query: Hello doctor,My wife had an echo, stress test, and several EKGs and a 30-day event monitor done about three and a half years ago. She still gets a slight pain in the chest area from time to time. Her grandparents were the only ones that had any heart trouble. She also has extreme health anxiety abou...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Unfortunately, I got no clues on what were the results of those cardiac investigations. If possible, can you please elaborate a little bit on what was the outcome of those hearts tests you mentioned earlier? If I assume there was not much they found abnormal in the ...  Read Full »

I recently felt a chest heaviness and a pinching pain. How frequently should I get the treadmill test done?

Query: Hello doctor, I run about 3.13 miles every alternate day. I recently felt a chest heaviness and a pinching pain. So, I went in for a TMT test. I want to know the frequency at which such tests are to be done. I am attaching the results of my tests.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your health query and can understand that you are worried about your heart. I have gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). On review of your TMT (treadmill test), I see no issues with your heart. There are no ch...  Read Full »

Which factors increase the risk of chest pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 35 year old female. I have on and off sharp pain in the left upper chest. Sometimes, it radiates to the neck and sometimes shoulder and upper arm. My ECG, bloods and chest x-ray were normal. With all these tests, is it likely to be the heart? Movement does not seem to influence th...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have carefully worked through your case and can well realize your health worries. Thanks for uploading the details of some laboratory reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your blood pressure and other parameters seem to be normal. Pain at this sit...  Read Full »

How is LAD stenosis treated?

Query: Hi doctor, This patient is complaining of prolonged chest pain for three weeks now. Took medication for gastric issue and the pain has not subsided. I have attached the angiogram report. ECG performed several times and nothing abnormal in it. The angiogram report showed mid LAD 12 mm length and segm...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I appreciate your concerns and can well realize the sensitivity of the issues. There is considerable calcification of LAD (left anterior descending artery). If it reaches up to 75% that is quite possible in the near future, then complications and consequences can be seve...  Read Full »

My uncle, who underwent angioplasty recently, has on and off chest pain. Is it normal?

Query: Hi doctor, One of my uncle had heart attack. He was hospitalized later and treated with angioplasty. He was stable at hospital and discharged last month. But, it seems he has pain in the middle of the chest. It just comes and goes. Is this pain common after the angioplasty? If so, how long it prevai...  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Majid Hanif

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine health concerns. This type of pain has two elements. Physical, due to cardiac intervention in angioplasty and psychologic that is after having a heart attack, patient gets fear of dying. When ...  Read Full »

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