Treatment for Chest Pain in Paris, TX
Signs and Symptoms of Chest Pain
Chest pain is characterized by a dull ache, crushing or burning feeling, sharp stabbing pain, or a pain that goes through to the neck or shoulders. It is often associated with heart disease, but can be a sign of other issues. If you are experiencing chest pain, it is important to seek medical attention immediately in order to identify its true cause.
You might experience some of the following symptoms if you are dealing with chest pain:
- Pressure, fullness, burning, or tightness in the chest
- Crushing or searing pain that radiates to your back, neck, shoulders, and one or both arms
- Ongoing pain
- Shortness of breath
- Cold sweats
- Dizziness or weakness
- Nausea or vomiting
These symptoms can be signs of serious medical issues such as:
- Muscle strain
- Injured ribs
- Coronary artery dissection
- Mitral valve prolapse
- Hiatal hernia
- Aortic dissection
- Pulmonary hypertension
- Heart attack
- Esophageal rupture
- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
- Pulmonary embolism
- Panic attack
- Peptic ulcers
- Collapsed lung
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
If you are experiencing chest pain, it does not necessarily mean that you are experiencing one of the above conditions, but it is important to seek medical attention immediately so that we can accurately diagnose, treat, and prevent the issue from happening in the future.
What Can Quality Care ER Do for Chest Pain?
There is a wide variety of ways that we can treat pain, and it will depend on your specific issue. Our team will provide emergency care as soon as possible and will work relentlessly to heal your condition. Some of the ways we can do this include an electrocardiogram and a blood test to diagnose the heart attack. We can also help by providing oxygen for the muscle, aspirin to thin the blood and reduce inflammation in the heart, morphine in order to relieve the heart’s workload, or whatever service is needed to bring relief for your chest pain.
If you are experiencing chest pain, please call us at (903) 417-0886 or visit our emergency room center in order to receive immediate treatment. We serve patients in Paris, Greenville, and the surrounding areas.
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