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Chest Pain

Chest Pain - Symptoms

Chest Pain - How to prevent?

Chest Pain - Diagnosis

Chest Pain - Treatments

When to seek further treatment at the Emergency Department

Please return immediately if any of the following occurs:

  • Pain in the center of your chest or pain that spreads to the arms, shoulders, back, neck, jaw or abdomen. 
  • Increased chest pain or chest pain that does not improve within 24 hours.
  • Chest pain lasts more than 10 minutes at rest.
  • Chest pain is not relieved by prescribed medications.
  • Chest pain is accompanied by sweating, nausea, difficulty in breathing rapid and/or irregular heartbeat.
  • The chest pain increases with physical exertion such as walking, climbing stairs or carrying heavy objects. 
  • Your skin, fingers or toes appear blue or grey.
  • Coughing up blood.
  • Dizziness or weakness.
  • DO NOT DRIVE to the hospital. Call an ambulance immediately.

Follow – Up Appointment

  • Report to the doctor at the Specialist Outpatient Clinic for a follow-up on the appointment date and time given.
  • For any change of appointment(s), please call 
    -Singapore General Hospital appointment hotline at 6321 4377 OR email to
    -Sengkang General Hospital appointment hotline at 6930 6000 OR email to

Chest Pain - Preparing for surgery

Chest Pain - Post-surgery care

Chest Pain - Other Information

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