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Comment from: GwenNCarolina, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: September 09

Approximately two weeks ago I noticed a sharp, squeezing pain in my upper left back. I was anxious about the pain, but did not have any noticeable shortness of breath, faintness or dizziness, sweating, etc. I do have lung disease (sarcocondosis). The pain seems to get worse if I deep breathe or cough. I am a smoker (I know, stupid). I did have serious pneumonia in 2008. Wondering if this pain is heart or lung-related, or both. I have had past EKGs and labs to r/o heart attack (all were normal).

Comment from: odonna, Female (Patient) Published: May 11

It feels like I have been running in very cold weather. My chest is very tight and it hurts.

Comment from: Risper, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: May 09

With my angina, I had sudden attack in the middle of the chest and the tingling of the fingers. This appears once in a while.


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