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Chest pains

(7 Posts)
Nabootique Thu 13-Oct-16 13:56:20

I'm not really sure whether to trouble a doctor with this as I am pretty sure it is stress related. I am having intermittent chest pains, in the heart area. They last for quite a long time, then sort of go off for a bit. I'm feeling dizzy and having a pounding and fast heart rate fairly often, and sometimes a slight head ache. The chest pain is not really severe, but I seem to feel it in my neck at times as well. Could this be anything other than stress? It's been going on for a couple of days now.

PigPigTrotters Thu 13-Oct-16 13:58:14

I would get it checked out, but it sounds like what I get when I'm anxious.

As it's your chest though I would definitely get it checked today if you can, better to have a problem ruled out.
Hope everything's ok.

TheWitchwithNoName Thu 13-Oct-16 13:59:04

Any chest pain should be checked out ASAP. Please ring your doctor and explain, they will see you today or may suggest you go to A&E

PhilMckrakin Thu 13-Oct-16 14:00:06

Go and get it checked out today.

It may be anxiety or stress but you should never ignore chest pain.

Nabootique Thu 13-Oct-16 14:01:03

Thank you. I have had very mild chest pains before in times of anxiety, but I never got them checked out, and didn't have all the other symptoms I do now. I will give the doctor a call.

mellowingmm Fri 14-Oct-16 17:13:24

I would get them looked at, as chest pains could be a sign of something else.

Nabootique Mon 17-Oct-16 12:44:25

I saw the doctor. I have to try and have less stress in my life hmm Thanks everyone.

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