Even a right sided severe chest pain need an evaluation at emergency room. The pain in right chest can be due to heart, major blood vessels, lung, liver, stomach or esophagus. But severity of the pain is important and need evaluation for caution.
If he has any of the following risk factors; evaluation is all the more essential;
1) stress and sedentary life style
2) peripheral vascular disease (claudication); pain in calves on walking,
3) previous stroke or family history of stroke,
4) heavy smoking,
5) high blood pressure,
7) high cholesterol, and
8) a family history of heart disease
9) over weight
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