Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. Your concern is regarding the chest pain in young women. Women before menopause are less likely to have heart diseases, as a high level of estrogen provides protection against heart diseases by preventing atherosclerosis or the narrowing of arteries.
Since you are 16 , so chances of any angina or myocardial infarction being responsible for the chest pain are very less.
It can happen because of gastrointestinal causes like GERD, esophageal spasm, peptic ulcer disease, psychogenic like anxiety and depression, neuromusculoskeletal like thoracic outlet syndrome and costochondritis, pulmonary like pulmonary embolism and involvement of pleura and cardiac causes like mitral valve prolapse and rheumatic heart disease. Hence stress test and Stress echo need to be done to rule out any cardiac cause because we have a rule in medicineâ any chest pain is cardiac in origin unless proved otherwiseâ.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
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