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Chest pain is one of the most common reasons for emergency room visits even surpassing heart attack cases. The causes of chest pain range from minor issues such as stress-related pain to more critical conditions such as; heart attacks or other cardiac complications. While not all instances of chest pain require emergency medical attention, even fleeting chest pain can be an indicator of a forthcoming heart attack or another life-threatening condition. If you are experiencing any severe or unexplainable chest pain that you suspect requires urgent attention, please contact our emergency care professionals of Excel ER as soon as possible.
Call the emergency specialists of Excel ER at (903) 500-7321 if you are experiencing distressing or severe chest pain today!
When to Seek Immediate Help for Chest Pain
Medically termed angina, chest pain can result from several different causes, some of which don’t necessarily require immediate medical attention. Nevertheless, some symptoms of chest pain necessitate emergency care right away to ensure that any potentially life-threatening conditions are addressed expeditiously and do not develop into more fatal scenarios.
Serious chest pain symptoms that call for emergency assistance include:
- Crushing or squeezing pressure around the chest
- Pain in chest, arms, back, neck, and abdominal
- Sweating/cold sweats
- Vomiting and/or nausea
- Dizziness and severe fatigue/weakness
- Difficulties with breathing
- Irregular or rapid heartbeat
Possible Causes of Chest Pain
Much like abdominal pain, there are a wide array of sources that can potentially be causing your chest pain. Whether the intensity level of your pain is minor, intermittent, or severe, consulting with a medical professional is always recommended in case the symptoms you are experiencing are resulting from a serious underlying health concern.
Some common causes of chest pain include:
- Cardiac Conditions & Problems
- Gastrointestinal Issues
- Lung-Related Problems
- Bone and Muscle Problems
- Other Pain-Inducing Conditions
Chest Pain Diagnosis & Treatment at Excel ER
Our skillful team at Excel ER is equipped and trained to accurately diagnose and determine the culprit of your chest pain. From on-site imaging testing such as digital x-rays or CT scans on the chest to bloodwork for cardiac enzyme measurements and diagnostic tests including EKGs, coronary angiograms and more, our proficient staff has a variety of diagnostic procedures and tests available to help identify the root cause of pain.
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