Chest pain / pressure

Posted by jacksfather1 @jacksfather1, Dec 20, 2020

Hello,
For almost 8 months ive been having chest pressure/pain and im at my wits end. 2 different pulminologists have said my lungs are fine. Ive been to er at least 6 or 7 times ecg and bloodwark always fine. Ive been to a cardiologist and have done echocardiogram and stress test, i could only do 3 mins of stress test because of the shortness of breath but cardiologist said my heart was fine. Ive scheduled another cardiologist appointment but it wont be till january sometime. With my daily symptoms i should be calling 911 constantly but im embarrased. Im terrified i have narrowed or block arteries and im enraged they wont take the situation more serious. Its ruining my life . Sorry for the rant just wondering if anyone ever had a simillar situation, thanks

For the past 4 days I've beem experiencing pressurw and shortness of breath. I'm trying to rule out dust because MI'm staying with my son who just moved into an older home and he's constantly working on it. He also put an air purifier in my bedroom,and I started taking a probiotic and an anti-allergy pill. Still no relief. I was taken to the hospital via ambulance this time last year and they found two blockages and an aneurysm – 4.2. I'm just not sure if i should take myself in for a check up.

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@grandchild

For the past 4 days I've beem experiencing pressurw and shortness of breath. I'm trying to rule out dust because MI'm staying with my son who just moved into an older home and he's constantly working on it. He also put an air purifier in my bedroom,and I started taking a probiotic and an anti-allergy pill. Still no relief. I was taken to the hospital via ambulance this time last year and they found two blockages and an aneurysm – 4.2. I'm just not sure if i should take myself in for a check up.

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@grandchild
”I'm just not sure if i should take myself in for a checkup.”
Are you kidding?
You know darn good and well you should take yourself in for a check-up or go to the ER.
Stop being so selfish, if you don't care about yourself at least care about your son. Sons love their Dads no question about it but our Mom's are SPECIAL very special. we may not always express our love appropriately to our Mom's but that doesn’t mean they are not the most important person in our lives. My mom passed away a year ago this past Thanksgiving. She amazed everyone including her doctors and lived another 10 days. My Mom didn't have a choice to live, it sounds like you do. Don't put your son through such agony any earlier than you have to. I would gladly give up EVERYTHING I have if I could see my Mom one more time, if only for a second. I can understand you may not want to go to the doctor/hospital but do it for your son. He will be more grateful than he will ever be able to express.
Best wishes to you,
Jake

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@jakedduck1

@grandchild
”I'm just not sure if i should take myself in for a checkup.”
Are you kidding?
You know darn good and well you should take yourself in for a check-up or go to the ER.
Stop being so selfish, if you don't care about yourself at least care about your son. Sons love their Dads no question about it but our Mom's are SPECIAL very special. we may not always express our love appropriately to our Mom's but that doesn’t mean they are not the most important person in our lives. My mom passed away a year ago this past Thanksgiving. She amazed everyone including her doctors and lived another 10 days. My Mom didn't have a choice to live, it sounds like you do. Don't put your son through such agony any earlier than you have to. I would gladly give up EVERYTHING I have if I could see my Mom one more time, if only for a second. I can understand you may not want to go to the doctor/hospital but do it for your son. He will be more grateful than he will ever be able to express.
Best wishes to you,
Jake

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Thank you Jake for your heartfelt response. I will definitely getchecked out. i will keep you all posted.

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@grandchild

Thank you Jake for your heartfelt response. I will definitely getchecked out. i will keep you all posted.

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@grandchild
Thank you!!!
Take care,
Jake

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Dear Jacksfather. i really feel bad for you that no doctor seem to guide you and do much about your condition.take another step and do more tests in line with your problem. dont be embarassed to call 911 its your life.

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@grandchild

For the past 4 days I've beem experiencing pressurw and shortness of breath. I'm trying to rule out dust because MI'm staying with my son who just moved into an older home and he's constantly working on it. He also put an air purifier in my bedroom,and I started taking a probiotic and an anti-allergy pill. Still no relief. I was taken to the hospital via ambulance this time last year and they found two blockages and an aneurysm – 4.2. I'm just not sure if i should take myself in for a check up.

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YES. !! Get a cardiac. Check

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Hi i have been experiencing chest pains for the last 3 weeks now. It comes and goes as a stabbing chest pain in both sides of chest but most often left side. I also get the pain down my left arm sometimes. Each time i get these pains it lasts for around 5-10 Mins. I went to my GP who referred me to the hospital were they took an ECG, Blood test and measured my blood pressure however it came back all completely normal so they sent me home. 1 and a half week later I still have these pains. Should i be worried or will pass in a week or so?
Please Reply with advise

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@harryhuse– Pains like that for me the first time were in fact the beginnings of a major HA. Mine continued to progress and yet when I was brought into the ER all those typical tests (EKG, X-Ray, Blood Workup, etc.) didn't show that I was having a HA? It wasn't until they sent in a ECHO Tech to begin that test that they discovered that I was in fact having a very serious HA. Since your's have not progressed more than likely it may be a possible overexertion physically? Can you think back when you may have tweeked your yourself doing something such as lifting something that was awkward?
I more recently had a similiar pain that was not going away and decided to have it checked out in the ER. It ended up more likely they said to some overexetion which I remember doing. Don't ignore the pains and if necessary try to request a stress echo. I believe that is the one true test that can provide a cardiologist the info they need to determine what is going on. Hope that helps. Jim@thankful

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@thankful

@harryhuse– Pains like that for me the first time were in fact the beginnings of a major HA. Mine continued to progress and yet when I was brought into the ER all those typical tests (EKG, X-Ray, Blood Workup, etc.) didn't show that I was having a HA? It wasn't until they sent in a ECHO Tech to begin that test that they discovered that I was in fact having a very serious HA. Since your's have not progressed more than likely it may be a possible overexertion physically? Can you think back when you may have tweeked your yourself doing something such as lifting something that was awkward?
I more recently had a similiar pain that was not going away and decided to have it checked out in the ER. It ended up more likely they said to some overexetion which I remember doing. Don't ignore the pains and if necessary try to request a stress echo. I believe that is the one true test that can provide a cardiologist the info they need to determine what is going on. Hope that helps. Jim@thankful

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What does ha stand for?

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Hi @harryhuse, a warm welcome to Connect. Chest pain for 3 weeks in a row is concerning. You'll notice that I did move your concern over to an ongoing discussion about chest pain and pressure. This is so you can connect with other people who might be experiencing chest pain like you are.

This is an article on when you need to call 911 or your doctor depending on what your symptoms are.
https://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletter_article/Ask_the_doctor_If_I_am_feeling_chest_pain_should_I_call_911#:~:text=Here%20is%20what%20I%20recommend,of%20breath%2C%20make%20the%20call.
Did your cardiologist recommend that you do a 24 hour holter monitor to check your heart? The ECG may not have given your doctor enough information in the short time it takes to do the test.

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@amandaburnett

Hi @harryhuse, a warm welcome to Connect. Chest pain for 3 weeks in a row is concerning. You'll notice that I did move your concern over to an ongoing discussion about chest pain and pressure. This is so you can connect with other people who might be experiencing chest pain like you are.

This is an article on when you need to call 911 or your doctor depending on what your symptoms are.
https://www.health.harvard.edu/newsletter_article/Ask_the_doctor_If_I_am_feeling_chest_pain_should_I_call_911#:~:text=Here%20is%20what%20I%20recommend,of%20breath%2C%20make%20the%20call.
Did your cardiologist recommend that you do a 24 hour holter monitor to check your heart? The ECG may not have given your doctor enough information in the short time it takes to do the test.

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No Holter yet, im seeing a different cardiologist 17th of February. So far
I've done ecgs , x Ray, blood test, echocardiogram and stress ecg

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@thankful

@harryhuse– Pains like that for me the first time were in fact the beginnings of a major HA. Mine continued to progress and yet when I was brought into the ER all those typical tests (EKG, X-Ray, Blood Workup, etc.) didn't show that I was having a HA? It wasn't until they sent in a ECHO Tech to begin that test that they discovered that I was in fact having a very serious HA. Since your's have not progressed more than likely it may be a possible overexertion physically? Can you think back when you may have tweeked your yourself doing something such as lifting something that was awkward?
I more recently had a similiar pain that was not going away and decided to have it checked out in the ER. It ended up more likely they said to some overexetion which I remember doing. Don't ignore the pains and if necessary try to request a stress echo. I believe that is the one true test that can provide a cardiologist the info they need to determine what is going on. Hope that helps. Jim@thankful

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Hi thanks for your message
I am not quite sure what a HA was

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