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Heart Attack Symptoms

Heart attack symptoms include chest pain, discomforts like stress, acute pressing pain, fullness, fatigue, light-headedness, shortness of breath, and radiating pain to the jaws, neck, arms, shoulder, and back. It also exhibits unusual and untold weariness, nausea, and vomiting.

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Please suggest tests that can confirm a heart attack.

Query: Hello doctor,As someone in my family is at risk of myocardial infarction, I would like to be informed about the diagnostic tests performed during a potential heart attack emergency. Could you clarify the purpose and reliability of tests like angiography and cardiac biomarker assays in quickly diagno...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query. In the case of the symptoms of myocardial infarction (MI), I suggest performing an immediate ECG (electrocardiogram). If the symptoms are also suggestive of aortic dissection, perform an immediate chest X-ray also If troponins are negati...  Read Full »

Can pain in the left region always be due to cardiac problems?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had on and off pain under the left breast and sometimes in the center for 16 hours. Should I worry? Or am I fine? I also had an EKG earlier today, which was normal and a normal echo a month and a half ago.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zohaib Siddiq

Answer: Hi, Welcome to What is your age? Any co-morbidities like diabetes, hypertension? Or any family history?  Read Full »

My grandmother got a minor heart attack due to heart blocks. Will medicines help?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an 80 year old grandmother. She had unbearable chest pain two weeks back, due to which she was admitted to the hospital. After checking the ECG report, the doctor said that she suffered a minor heart attack. He said that my grandmother has a blockage in the heart. She does not h...  Read Full »

Dr. Isaac Gana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your grandmother's test result (attachment removed to protect patient identity). I can see some changes, which confirms that she suffered a heart attack. Suffering a heart attack is not something anyone recovers from immediately, it will certa...  Read Full »

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