Chest Pain

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The history, physical examination, and, in some individuals, an ECG and chest radiograph should be sufficient to allow the physician to form a hypothesis regarding the etiology of pain (eg, musculoskeletal, cardiac, gastrointestinal, pulmonary, psychogenic, or other etiology). More specific studies or therapeutic trials may occasionally be required at this point to arrive at a specific diagnosis.

Features of Electrocardiogram that increase the probability of a Myocardial Infarction in Patients presenting with Acute Chest Pain
ST - Segment elevation
New (6-54)
Any (11)
Q-Waves
New (5-25)
Any (4)
New conduction defect (6)
ST-segment depression (3-5)
T- Wave inversion (about 3)




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ossiva06 

my father is suffering from chest pain . which doctor i want to consult in chennai

Edphil 

I have a right side chest pain that radiates to the arm.I have been feeling this pain in a dull manner for more than six months now but the radiation to the arm started recently.I have been for a chest x-ray and waiting for the result.The pain goes off temporarily if I indulge in exercise for more than 30 minutes but comes back in the morning.Today it was persistent that I can hardly raise my right arm or carry my baby.I am waiting for the test result before I get back to the GP.Please tell me what to do.

shaanZee 

my husband age 33 has a pain in chest from few days if he walk fast

MandarS 

Recently I Lost my mother by heart attached on 21.09.2010, she got chest pain at 10.30pm I call doctor near to me (BAMS) she miss guide me that chest pain due to acidity becouse my mother BP and heart beat is normal at that time and chest pain is in centre part of chest as inform by that doctor.

Still for safer side we moved her to cardiologst he take ECG & infor its start of heart attack, he gave her sorbitol & some liquid syrup & asked to move to ICCU.
I call abilance from Wackharts but during trasit she got attack and she pass away.

The mistake we have done,
Loss the time to investigate reason of chest pain
Suggession :-
Do not wait to invetigate rason for chest pain, just move to the hospital who can investigate & treat the chest pain reason whatever maybe.

nancyk 

I have chest pain on the right side and in right arm. Chest Pain started early morning before sun came up. Right arm started around lunch time. Should I go to emergency room?

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