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Chest & stomach discomfort for the past week

Answered by: Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli

Last Updated: November 27, 2020 11:10 AM

Anonymous 55 days

I’m 26, female. Since last week I’ve been experiencing chest tightness / numb / pain. I went to hospital and ER, both time they told me it’s gastric problem. I almost finish my meds but since yesterday I’m still experiencing chest pain (it keep moving upward, now at top left). When I’m awake, I start feeling it pulling once in a while. My father recently passed away due to heart attack, I’m super concern what is happening to me. I’m slowing losing my appetize and dizziness has increased, I don’t know if it’s really my body or just mood that causing it. I’m also lost at what should I do, where should I go. Please help advise. thank you!!

Dr Nur Syuhada binti Zulkifli 55 days
General Practitioner

Hello, thank you for contacting us.

We understand your concern regarding your condition. For your information, there are various reasons and the reasons listed below is only our general impressions why you are experiencing such symptoms:

  • Psychological; this can affect the body especially when some major life events happened
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Gastric causes (gastritis or gastric ulcer)
  • Heart causes; heart attack or heart failure
  • Lung causes: infection, asthma

Don’t wait until you get the symptom. Take care of your heart starting NOW.

However, we need more information regarding your compplaints and you will need to see a doctor for further evaluation to find out the causes so that you can be given treatment accordingly.

Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease. Get a cardiologist to weigh in on your symptoms today.

Please seek medical attention immediately if you have the following symptoms:

  • Frequent chest pain
  • Coughing
  • Inability to sleep
  • Multiple awakenings at night
  • Shortness of breath
  • Daily activity disturbance

For the time being, you can do some of these methods:

  • Deep breathing technique
  • Get a good sleep and rest
  • Do a pleasurable activities such as sports or anything you enjoy doing

If you have other inquiries, you can contact us on (DoctorOnCall) for online consultation session with our doctors. We will protect your privacy. Thank you.

Last Updated: Fri Nov 27 2020 11:10:53 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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