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tightness in the chest while laying down

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tightness in the chest while laying down
Do you have associated pain in chest?
Is pain radiating to arms , neck ?
Any history of diabetes , hypertension , cardiac pathology?
Chest congestion?
Heartburn ?
Cough , fever, sore throat?
Since how long have you been suffering from?
Are you taking any medications ?
Have you undergone any investigations so far?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.

No pain radiating to arms or neck. My family has a history of hypertension.

No cough or fever nor sore throat. I do have a swollen Lymph note on my lower right

side of the neck. Might be coming down with a cold.

I have not gone to the doctors yet to investigate what's going on.

Started chest pain two days ago. I am not taking any meds.


With a history of chest pain and a family history of hypertension it is better to undergo a examination at ER .
Further investigations like EKG, blood work like CPK-MB , Troponin T etc to rule out cardiac cause of pain .
Also there are various non cardiac causes of chest pain like respiratory infection, acid reflux,costochondritis, anxiety etc .

I hope this helps

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