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Pain in chest, down til arms, palpitation, sweating - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Hypertension and Heart Disease
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User :   I have been having pain on the left side of my chest and down my left arm. A dr did and EKG and said I was fine. Is it possible that there is still something wrong?
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Doctor :   do you have any other symptoms?
Doctor :   like palpitations, sweating, chest tightening
User :   I AM STILL HAVING CHEST PAINS. DR DID AN EKG AND SAID I WAS FINE. MOSTLY MY LEFT ELBOW HURTS
User :   TIGHT CHEST
User :   EKG WAS NORMAL.. COULD THERE STILL BE SOMETHING WRONG?.
Doctor :   please provide your age, gender, height, weight, details of past medical illness and treatment.
User :   48 FEMAIL, 5 FT 115 LBS. MY LATE MOTHER AND FATHER BOTH HAD HEART CONDITIONS
User :   I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN HEALTHY
User :   NEVER HAD CHEST PAINS BEFORE
Doctor :   if the chest pain is still continuing, I would recommend a Blood pressure check along with repeat EKG
User :   SEVERE CHEST PAINS AGAIN
Doctor :   when was your last menstrual periods?
User :   MY BLOOD PRESSURE WAS NORMAL ALSO.
User :   IS IT POSSIBLE THAT THERE IS STILL SOMETHING WRONG? I WNT TO A GENERAL DR. SHOULD I GO TO CARDIOLOGIST
User :   1 WEEK AGO
Doctor :   since there is family history of heart problems, there could be issues still present.
Doctor :   so it is better that you see a cardiologist
User :   DR THOUGHT IT WAS JUST ANXIETY GAVE ME ZANAX. WHAT DO YOU THINK
Doctor :   and go ahead with TMT and ECHO test to confirm/rule out heart issues
Doctor :   have you started on zanax? do you have any other symptoms associated?
Doctor :   is there history of anxiety in past?
User :   TOOK ZANAX TODAY. FELT GOOD FOR A COUPLE OF HOURS. STILL HAVING CHEST PAINS.
User :   NEVE ANY ANXIETY IN MY PAST, NEVER TOOK ANYTHING
User :   I have been under stress though
User :   do you think it is just stress? or could there still be something wrong?
User :   should I go to cardiologist?
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