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    What causes severe abdominal pain and breathlessness?

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Posted on Thu, 27 Jul 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: Hello,

My dad is around 67 years old. 2 days back, he got a stomach pain and had shortness of breath. He was sleeping at that time after dinner (time around 10 or 10:30 PM).

Could you please tell me what would be the reason ?
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Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Get his cardiac evaluation.

Detailed Answer:
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Hi, I am Dr Anshul Varshney , I have read your query in detail , I understand your concern.

Such kind of abdominal pain and breathlessness could be a sign of Angina. Since he is hypertensive, his such symptoms should not be taken for granted.
He should be evaluated by ECG, TMT and ECHO.

If all reports come out to be normal, we can assume that the symptoms but just due to hyperacidity, but cardiac clearance is must.

This is my personal opinion based on details available here. If you still have any other query, you may please ask me.
Stay Healthy.
Dr Anshul Varshney , MD

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