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  • Heart strain?!

    hopefullinds 1 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions July 22, 2010 05:10 PM

    What is this and what could cause it? Im 28 and have been getting chest pain for a month. The first three days were sharp stabing pain that seemed random. After that it changed to a steady dull heavy ache that continues even now. When the pain changed I went to the ER....

  • CPhT

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions June 16, 2010 05:27 PM

    A close friend passed away recently and They were taking a combination of drugs, Flomax, Cardura and Dilitazem. The friend passed away irregular heart attack, with no prior problems with heart. His doctor gave him the Flomax recently, when the patient complained of symptoms from UTI, no antibiotic...

  • Im 29, have hypertension!???!!! TOO YOUNG FOR THIS! MEDS KILLING SEX DRIVE!!!HELP!!

    subfl0wer 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions June 12, 2010 03:59 PM

    Okay so over a month ago I was diagnosed with hypertension. 160/100. Always had perfect pressure all my life - 130/80. Ive dealt with a lot of stressful things in the past year. The doc immediately gave me meds (2 meds, water pill and beta blocker). NEVER taken meds for anything before. Had some...

  • Odd Chest Sensations

    KickedPuppy 2 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions March 12, 2010 10:09 PM

    Hi, I'm a 26yo male and for the most part very healthy.The other day I got this very weird feeling in my chest. It's very hard to explain exactly what it felt like but it wasn't fun. I was sitting at my desk doing some work when out of no where my chest felt really weird and I also got a little...

  • When to go to the ER

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions February 5, 2010 10:39 PM

    Last November I started having a lot of swelling in my legs and feet, I was having days on end where I couldn't stay awake and I was experiencing shortness of breath. I went to my PCP. He prescribed a diuretic and ordered a chest CT. Before I was able to have the CT, my insurance was cancelled (on...

  • sharp pain and felt slapped

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions February 2, 2010 04:50 PM

    I'm 44 and have been to many doctors over the years. Sometimes my heart skips a beat, flutters, races or feels like a record skipping. I have never been refered to a cardiologist, but I've had numerous ekg's done and been told each time that nothing warrants a visit to a specialist. Well, last...

  • Chest and Jaw Pain

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions January 11, 2010 03:15 AM

    I have been getting chest and jaw pain for about two weeks now. I also have been sharp pain on the left part of my chest where my heart is. A couple days ago, I had pressure in my chest, sweating and difficulty breathing, and lasted for about 15 minutes, which are signs of a heart attack or other...

  • How would I know if I were having a heart attack?

    rickyvogas 3 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions December 18, 2009 05:17 AM

    Hi!I am Ricky and sometimes I feel pain in my chest. Is there any possibilities of heart attack? How would I know if I were having a heart attack? I am a patient of blood pressure.

  • heartburn

    stevie teever 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions November 26, 2009 05:02 AM

    I occasionally have symptoms of heartburn and/or one or another type of reflux, which seem to mimic those ascribed to heart attacks. (Once, while on vacation, I did go to the local ER, resulting primarily in nearly a year’s worth of insurance hassles.) These symptoms don't seem to occur frequently...

  • Chest Pain

    Anonymous 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions November 6, 2009 06:31 PM

    Hi, I am a 27 year old female. I have been having chest discomfort/pain for the past week. It is a constant dull achy pain with occasional sharp stabbing pains. It is like in the middle of my chest and to the left in my chest. I went to my family doctor tuesday and he ordered a couple tests (chest...

  • Help no one knows what's wrong with me

    pniels0428 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions October 11, 2009 05:17 AM

    I was recently diagnosed with postural orthostatic tacycardia. I have several other issues doctors state are not related to my diagnosis. For three years now my fingernails and toe nails have been blue. The bluness in my nails never goes away. I have also had chest wall painfor three. I become...

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  • Thallium Stress Test Question

    harry65 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions September 18, 2009 01:08 PM

    Hi, I have had some longer term chest pain/tightness for the past 5/6 weeks and my MD has reffered me for a Thallium Stress Test and then follow-up with a Cardiologist. But here is my question, I suffer from very extreme migraines and it is possible I am told that this test could cause a migraine...

  • Asymmetric LVH

    STEPHEN PINTO 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions September 12, 2009 07:54 PM

    PLEASE ADVISE AND HELP ME HOW TO OVER COME THIS DISESE 2D ECHOCARDILOGRAM REPORTMitral valve ; SAM+ , Tricuspid valve ; normal , Aortic valve ; normal, Pulmonary Valve ; Normal, Left Atrium ; 4.0 cmsLEFT VENTRICLE ;IVSD; 2.5 cms , LVPWD ; 1.4 cms, EDD ;...

  • Numbness in left hand

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions August 18, 2009 09:45 AM

    i have this problem since 2008; my mom got diabetes so i got sad and stressed,cried day and night,felt that it started to affect on my health negatively,my whole left side of my body gets numb or feels like its filled with needles,i went to have some check ups on my heart,they told me its...

  • 3 years and still no "good" diagnosis... PLEASE HELP

    NurseSassy 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions July 14, 2009 03:42 AM

    Where do I even begin!! I am a 23 y.o female, 4'11 105 pounds and do not smoke or drink. For the past few years I have been a mystery to all of the doctors I have seen. It all started with dizziness, mostly when standing. I have had a few syncopal episodes but far more presyncopal episodes...

  • Have you, or has someone you know, had a heart attack within the past 2 months?

    allenxvr 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions May 8, 2009 02:18 PM

    If so, you may be eligible to participate in a clinical research study of an investigational medication. To qualify for participation in this research study, you must:Be at least 45 years oldHave had a heart attack within the past 2 months If you qualify and choose to participate in this study,...

  • weird fluttering in chest someone help

    Anonymous 1 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions April 7, 2009 04:15 AM

    okay this has recently started up for me and it is usually accompanied by headaches and sometimes it feels a little difficult to breathe. I had acid reflux and I have been taking aciphex for it I don't know if this could be a side effect of the medicine. My heart on occasion gets this weird flutter...

  • Pvc's and strange feelings

    RSTING 1 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions April 3, 2009 05:11 PM

    I was diagnosed with Benign PVC's about a year ago by my cardiologist after a barrage of tests including holter monitor, echo-cardiogram, nuclear stress test, ecg's, ekg's, cat scan of chest and stomach, etc. Was placed on 75MG of toprol to control frequency. My doc raised to 100mg until after echo...

  • Oversleep=chest pain, is this the right thread?

    johnny_chronic 1 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions January 19, 2009 06:30 PM

    Hello... hopefully you guys can help, it's sad the internet offers more than doctors in hospitals these days. I am a 25 year old, white guy, I look like I'm in shape, I seem a bit thin, I used to be kind of buff, but never had good cardio training. I spent my youth staying home and playing...

  • indigestion concern

    SUPERDRUG 0 Replies
    Posted in: Heart conditions December 27, 2008 07:10 PM

    Advise needed i have got a very stubborn brother, he rang me early this morning to say he had been up all night with bad indigestion and urinating alot. he is well overweight. I am a little concerned he has gone to bed for the day. http://forums.wrongdiagnosis.com/images/misc/progress.gif