Effects of chest pain - Online Doctor Chats
Doctor : hi
how can i help you?
User : hello
please proceed with your query
User : i was wondering what it mean when my ribs are hurting me on my chest and my back. i dont feel sick or anything like that
since when is this happening?
are you having any cough/cold/fever now or before this?
User : for a few days....ive also been short of breath
is there any breathing difficulty?
User : no i have not had any cold or fever
is the heart rate increased?
it could be possibly due to costochondritis (inflammation of rib joint)
User : its ony on my left side. and my heart rate has increased because sometimes i feel like im gonna pass out
User : what causes that?
Doctor : you will need a chest x-ray, ECG
and a possible CT scan to pick any other internal problems
User : ok what do you think it could it be?
it could be possibly due to costochondritis (inflammation of rib joint) or it could be due to angina
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