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What causes chest pain after doing cardio exercise?

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Posted on Thu, 21 May 2015
Question: I did cardio ladt night and dxperienced a lot of chest pain. I have undiognosed chest pajng and am on meds, but this scared me. What to do?
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Answered by Dr. Muhammad Ahmad (31 minutes later)
get an Exercise tolerance test done.

Regards.
Dr.Muhammad Ahmad.

Resident Cardiologist
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Follow up: Dr. Muhammad Ahmad (12 minutes later)
Could that be connected with anything since i have undisgnosed chest pains and going up the stars i get palpitations. I did stress echo test and it was ok, TTT and came ok, but the chest pain is present, not daily, but whenever I do somethinh hard/hevy i feel the pain and discomfort like chest thightness feelings.
Any suggestions here?
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Answered by Dr. Muhammad Ahmad (13 hours later)
Brief Answer:
It is less likely to be cardiac

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for writing back

I will now try to explain things to you,




First i will hereby try to talk about differentials for your better understanding and alleviating the anxiety you must be in.



Cardiac pains:


1- They are NEVER sharp excruciating pains,they are dull pains like soar muscles or a compression.


2- They start with work out and go away as you are at rest.


3- When its paining they in most case get relieved by a nitroglycerin tab under tongue.


4- Regular "work out cardiac pains" (angina) usually show up in stress testing.


5- They are very rarely present in men below 40.


6- They never Get worsened by food intake, they stay the same.


7- They don't change in intensity with breathing. Or changing body position.


8- They can not be pinpointed usually they are spread over an urea of chest.


9- Usually less than 30 mins in duration.

My opinion:

1- Its is not a cardiac issue doesn't fit ANY criteria. so you shouldn't be worried.

2- It seems to be chest wall pain which is neuromuscular usually.

3- In people Who don't regularly work out when they exert after some time thier chest muscles and joints may apin due to aggressive breathing.

4- Your stress echo and exercise tolerance was normal this means there is very little chance that you still have heart issues.

5- If you still have doubts you can discuss undergoing CT, agio with your cardiologist, it isn't needed theoreticly but If this is haunting you much you can request the test.

END NOTE:

According to your history ,description and results of tests run on you , I believe you do not have cardiac issues and you should not be worried just make a habit of regular work out and Do some chest strengthening exercises in gym or at home , you can also take help from a proper trainer this will really help you.

Take good intake of salts and calcium for that simply you can take Tablet Centrum for women daily.

I Hope this answers your question, if your have more queries feel free to ask, otherwise close the discussion and rate it. Wish you the best of health.



Regards,

Dr.Muhammad Ahmad.

M.B.B.S.

Resident M.D.




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Follow up: Dr. Muhammad Ahmad (2 hours later)
Thank you Dr. XXXXXXX for this e to the point explanation.
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Answered by Dr. Muhammad Ahmad (3 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
It' s my pleasure to help you

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for writing back,

Its my pleasure to help you.

Stay blessed always.

If you have more questions feel free to ask.otherwise close the discussion and give me feedback with your comment and rating.

Stay blessed.

Regards.

Dr.Muhammad Ahmad.

M.B.B.S (Licensed Family physician)

Resident Cardiologist.
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get an Exercise tolerance test done. Regards. Dr.Muhammad Ahmad. Resident Cardiologist