Chest Pain

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022
current concepts in cardiac ct angiography for patients with acute chest pain. "current concepts in cardiac ct angiography for patients with acute chest pain.", by Yoo SM, Rho JY, Lee HY, Song IS, Moon JY, White CS. F4: A case of negative coronary angiography and dedicated aortic CT angiography in a 42-year-old male patient with nonspecific acute chest pain. The patient presented with severe acute chest pain in both the anterior chest...

Chest pain is discomfort or pain that you feel anywhere along the front of your body between your neck and upper abdomen. Lots of people with chest pain fear a cardiovascular disease. Pain might spread to the chest from the neck, abdomen, and back. The most common symptom is chest pain that may seem like rigidity, hefty pressure, pressing, or squashing pain. Swelling in the cavity that borders the heart causes pain in the center part of the chest; An embolism in the lung; Collapse of the lung; Pneumonia causes a sharp chest pain that often obtains worse when you take a deep breath or cough; Swelling of the lining around the lung can cause chest pain that usually feels sharp, and usually worsens when you take a deep breath or coughing. Your doctor will intend to find out about your symptoms, risk factors, individual health history, and family health and wellness background to figure out whether your chest pain is angina or is triggered by something else. Other heart and blood vessel issues or problems with your chest muscles, lungs, or digestion system can cause chest pain. Your physician will additionally require details about cardiovascular disease risk factors and other medical problems you may have, consisting of diabetes mellitus and kidney disease. Even if your chest pain is not angina, it can still be a symptom of a severe clinical problem. Your physician can recommend actions you require to take to get healthcare. Chest pain is frequently a problem that is not triggered by a heart disease. Chest pain associated to a heart trouble is commonly brought on by: angina, where the blood supply to the muscle mass of the heart is limited; a cardiac arrest, where the blood supply to part of the heart is all of a sudden obstructed. The major differences between these conditions is that chest pain triggered by angina tends to be caused by physical activity or emotional stress, and improves with rest after a couple of mins. The pain may additionally be soothed by your angina medicine if you have previously been identified with angina.

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