By Medicover Hospitals / 28 March 2022
Chest pain can be normal, but sometimes it needs special attention because it can be an indication of some serious disease. If delayed, it can complicate or even worse the health condition. In this article, you will be able to differentiate between normal chest pain and chest pain which might be a serious symptom.
Know about Chest pain in detail.
Chest pain is an indication of a variety of medical issues, including muscle strain from excessive exertion or a heart attack.
The following can be caused due to various reasons. Following are the causes of chest pain-
- Anxiety or depression
- Muscle strain
- Collapsed lung
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease
- Hiatal hernia
- Rib injury
Even if your chest pain is caused by a cardiac issue, it may not be a heart attack or an aorta rip, which might kill you soon. It could be pericarditis (inflammation of the tissue surrounding the heart), cardiomyopathy (heart muscle disease), or myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle).
These illnesses necessitate medical attention, although they aren't life-threatening.
MBBS- KEM Hospital, Mumbai
MD (Medicine) - Gold Medalist, KEM Hospital, Mumbai
DM Cardiology - SGPGI, Lucknow
Experience: 8 years
Chest pain that is accompanied by one or more of the following symptoms may signal a dangerous condition: