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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Will GERD cause chest pain that subsides on taking antacid?

Query: Hi doctor, I am getting chest pain, mostly at night. Only if I consume a Pan-D tablet before dinner, I am not getting pain. While getting pain, I am using ENO so that I am getting relief. I am attaching the reports. Kindly give your opinion.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As you mentioned, Pan-D (Pantoprazole and Domperidone), an antacid, helps in the pain, which means most probably your pain is due to acidity or GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). In GERD, when your stomach acids hit back, pinpoint pain can be experienced in the rig...  Read Full »

Can nerve damage cause pain in the shoulder and legs?

Query: Hello doctor, My father is 60 years old, and he had an ache in his right shoulder for two months, but now he is feeling pain in his right leg and chest.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As you mentioned, the pain was in the right shoulder and now radiating to the right leg and chest, so there can be some nerve compression, or most probably it is neuralgia, so you have to treat it accordingly. If he is not taking any medicine currently, then I would sug...  Read Full »

Why am I having difficulty breathing through the nose even after using Symbicort Rapihaler?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23-year-old female. My height is 167 cm, and my weight is 50 kg. I have asthma, and I am using Symbicort Rapihaler for my maintenance (two times a day) and emergency inhalation. I have recently been feeling more tired than usual, and I have chest and back pain. I also have dry ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Yes, in such a case, you can use a nebulizer. You can use a nebulizer with Symbicort. It will help you more, and I can see according to your symptoms, it seems that you have got a common infection as well. So you ha...  Read Full »

I suffer from headaches and chest pain from time to time. Is it due to stress or eating habits?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 19-year-old female with a weight of 115 kilograms and a height of five feet. I suffer from headaches and chest pain from time to time. I have some issues with my eating habits. Sometimes I have the urge to eat a lot. But I end up puking everything. Sometimes I do not eat for a wee...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Along with stress, you can have other reasons for having headaches. As you do not eat well, you can have a vitamin deficiency and so it can cause headaches in you. Itchy scalp and rashes can occur due to dandruff or infection and you need to t...  Read Full »

Why do I have chest pains that increase on smoking?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 20-year-old female with a weight of 63 kilograms. I have chest pain for a couple of months and it became constant now. Pain gets worse when I eat. I have pain in different spots. Sometimes it is present on the right side or left side or on my ribs. Sometimes, I seem to have swollen ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. The main risk factor is smoking and try to quit smoking. Pain at different sites and bloating can be due to acidity or gas. You have mentioned about swollen ribs. It is unusual to have it because ribs are bones and they do not show swelling. Y...  Read Full »

Does anxiety cause frequent chest pain and rapid heart beat?

Query: Hi i have a problem i believe with an over actocr nervous system. For years now i did not believe it was going to be a huge deal. But recently its only been getting alot worse. My heart beats fast, i get dizzy and i get chest pain and it hits out of nowhere and sometimes also causes shortness of br...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Welcome to icliniq Thank you for writing and I understand your concern. Ma’am actually it’s due to anxiety only and as you mentioned you believed that there was over reactive nervous symptoms but actually there is nothing like that. The symptoms you are experiencing can be due to anxiety or weak...  Read Full »

What is the reason for pain in the shoulder and chest with a headache?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old. My BP is 157/110. I often suffer from pain in my nape down to my shoulders. Headache is like my daily ordeal. In the past few days, it is hard for me to go to sleep. I feel so tired during the day, and I am wide awake at night. I feel so tired the whole day but having ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. As we can see, your blood pressure is high, the pain and headache are only due to it. So if we control your BP, then everything will be fine. Can you please tell me since when do you have these symptoms? Is thi...  Read Full »

Why do I get symptoms like sore throat, chest pain, and discomfort in breathing?

Query: Hello doctor, I had chest pain a few weeks ago, but I had a sore throat infection before that. I am feeling discomfort when breathing and exercising. I feel discomfort, especially in my right breast, while doing my daily workouts and lying down.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to As you mentioned, you had a sore throat recently, and after that, only you are experiencing difficulties in breathing and slight pain. It is possible due to that infection, and you have bronchitis leading to pain. Or maybe possibilities of pus formation. Do you hav...  Read Full »

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