Chest pains

Discussion in 'Training, Fitness and Health' started by compo, 15 Jul 2012.

  1. compo

    compo Veteran

    Location:
    Harlow
    I did a hilly 35 miler this morning. Half way round I began to get chest pains. I slowed things right down and rode home. The pain came and went and at no point did it become too bad, just an ache. I have been home for an hour or so and the pain has gone but I now have real problems breathing. I honestly don't think it's my heart, although it's a dangerous thing to ignore it. I think I am going to have a shower and drive up to the NHS Walk In Centre and just get checked out. Probably turn out to be bronchitis (hopefully, compared to other things it could be).
     
  2. TransientStates

    TransientStates Regular

    Location:
    Manchester
    Yes it could be anything so don't worry yourself sick but do take yourself to the walk in centre and get checked out! Good luck!
     
  3. Berties

    Berties Fast and careful!

    any chest pain the gp will organise an ecg ,this is the IA drill for any pain,even if you go with what appears to be heart burn ,get your self along to the drop in centre if your doctor won't see you today and if it is any thing to worry about they will refer you straight to the A+E,good luck,and get it checked out just for peace of mind:thumbsup:
     
  4. Pat "5mph"

    Pat "5mph" A kilogrammicaly challenged woman Moderator

    Location:
    Glasgow
    What are you waiting for? Go checked out now! You will probably be ok, but just go. Let us know what the doc said.
     
  5. Bikerchick

    Bikerchick Active Member

    Hey, go get that checked out, hope all well. Let us know how your doing
     
  6. The Jogger

    The Jogger Guru

    Location:
    Chichester
    I hope you went straight to A&E and I hope all is ok but chest pains, need checking...............
     
  7. numbnuts

    numbnuts Legendary Member

    Location:
    North Baddesley
    all the best
     
  8. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    Location:
    South Manchester
    Hope you are OK.
     
  9. Hip Priest

    Hip Priest Veteran

    Hope it turns out to be nothing mate.

    Worth getting checked though.
     
  10. OldManBike

    OldManBike Member

    Get it checked out now!!!!!!!!!!!!. I had quadruple heart bypass last year after struggling for 3 years with what I thought was heart burn. I'm now back on my bike.
     
  11. defy-one

    defy-one Guest

    Hope it's nothing mate - pls let us know
     
  12. OP
    OP
    compo

    compo Veteran

    Location:
    Harlow
    thanks all for the support, it is appreciated. As someone who had smoked for over 50 years and only quit four and a half years ago I naturally find chest pains a little worrying.

    I went to the walk in centre who promptly sent me over to the A&E. Following an ECG, a chest X-Ray and a couple of blood tests they have decided my heart is in good condition and that I have a chest infection. I have come home with a weeks course of antibiotics and if that doesn't work I have to go to my GP (who will promptly send me back to the hospital!)
     
  13. Hacienda71

    Hacienda71 Mancunian in self imposed exile in leafy Cheshire

    Location:
    Wilmslow, Cheshire
    Good news :thumbsup: Take it easy for a few days and get over the infection.
     
  14. numbnuts

    numbnuts Legendary Member

    Location:
    North Baddesley
    That's great news
     
  15. fossyant

    fossyant Ride It Like You Stole It!

    Location:
    South Manchester
    Phew......... :thumbsup:
     
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