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Currently my white blood cell count is borderline elevated.

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Currently my white blood cell count is borderline elevated. I have had chest pains, usually when I do I have a tightness is my jaw and weird pains in my shoulders. my first EKG came back somewhat abnormal they done a second one and it cam back fairly normal. my blood pressure has been elevated. Also my x rays came back normal. Is this something to even worry about?

Mysticdoc :

The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.

Mysticdoc :

Hi there,


I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.


I am here to help you with your concerns.

Mysticdoc :

do you get any shortness of breath on exertion?

Customer:

yes i do even up one flight of stairs

Customer:

with maybe 6 steps

Mysticdoc :

ok

Mysticdoc :

that is concerning

Mysticdoc :

It is better to get a echocardiogram to rule out any valvular heart disease

Mysticdoc :

Also a stress test should be considered.

Mysticdoc :

This will also be more specific for any heart problem.

Mysticdoc :

EKG alone is not sufficient given your symptoms.

Customer:

yes my doctor has ordered one. he hasn't told me anything other than that i need to wear the holster and to get an echo i was just wondering if there is really anything to worry about. i exercise daily!

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