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Sudden chest pain with a feeling of blocking, warmness over face, breathing difficulty. ECG showed RBBB. Is it fatal?

Hi, A few days ago I felt a sudden pain in my chest like there was a something that s blocking in hurts like you re choking.I drink a glass of water,nothing happen then I suddenly felt like my face is getting hotter,i breath harder to ease the pain then it s gone..I went to get an ECG and the result said I have RBBB ..they recommend for me to see a cardiologist . Is RBBB worst or deadly?Will I die because of RBBB?
Asked On : Sun, 6 May 2012
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Hi! After carefully reviewing your problem, I want to be clear that RBBB as such is not a life threatening condition, unless associated with other ECG abnormalities or co-morbid heart or lung diseases. It is often an accidental detection & may be a congenital abnormality.
What is required is to obtain a repeat ECG & if the symptoms are persistent, it would be better to have consultation with an eminent cardiologist & further investigated. Till then you may remain under the cardiologist's observation.
Your symptoms might be due to some medications like vasodilators or ocp's or due to angina & are not likely to be related to the RBBB.
Take care of yourselves.
Answered: Wed, 9 May 2012
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