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I Am Having Chest Pains And I'm Short Of Breath

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Posted on Sat, 18 Jul 2020
Question: I am having chest pains and i'm short of breath and sweating what could this be I am only 40 and too young for a heart attack?
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Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Needs evaluation

Detailed Answer:
Hello

After going through the medical query raised by you I can understand your concern for your health and I would like to tell you that the symptoms which you have mentioned as suggestive of underlying cardiac pathology which requires investigations.

Heart issues can happen at early age also. So kindly get yourself evaluated by visiting an emergency department of near by hospital and get an ecg, echocardiogram and troponin I test done.

Kind Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Follow up: Dr. Bhanu Partap (12 minutes later)
am I having a heart attack? my dad had three and my cousin had one at 38
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Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap (25 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Hello again

Detailed Answer:
See it’s difficult to say without evaluation. But taking into consideration your symptoms and family history there is possibility of having heart disease.

So please do not panic and get evaluated asap. Remember time is very important factor, so do not waste it.

Kind Regards
Note: For further queries related to coronary artery disease and prevention, click here.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Raju A.T
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Dr. Bhanu Partap

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I Am Having Chest Pains And I'm Short Of Breath

Brief Answer: Needs evaluation Detailed Answer: Hello After going through the medical query raised by you I can understand your concern for your health and I would like to tell you that the symptoms which you have mentioned as suggestive of underlying cardiac pathology which requires investigations. Heart issues can happen at early age also. So kindly get yourself evaluated by visiting an emergency department of near by hospital and get an ecg, echocardiogram and troponin I test done. Kind Regards