Chest Pain

Posted on Fri, 24 Jul 2020
Question: chest pain
Follow up: Dr. Dr.Arnab (1 minute later)
first time chest pain feeling today at afternoon
Answered by Dr. Dr.Arnab (4 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Cardiac evaluation recommended...

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to 'Ask A Doctor' service...

Well, there can be several reasons behind such pain, please provide the following details:

Your age, please...

-How bad is the pain (on a scale of 1-10, 10 being the worst)? Any heaviness over the chest, any excessive sweating?

-How is the pain? Is it constant or coming and going?

-Could you specify where/which part of the chest do you feel the pain?

-Is the pain remaining constant in one area or spreading to somewhere else as well?

-Is there any pain during breathing? Or any pain during any specific activities e.g. climbing stairs, walking faster/during daily household chores?

-Any recent history of cough/cold/flu? Any history of smoking/drinking, any cardiac history in the family?

**Important to note: Since you have already being examined and investigated by your doctor, it's imperative that you follow his advice and proceed for further evaluation...

Take Care
Kind Regards

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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Dr. Dr.Arnab

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Chest Pain

first time chest pain feeling today at afternoon