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My usually extremely healthy 58-year old wife is experiencing

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hi- my usually extremely healthy 58-year old wife is experiencing heart area pain (like heart burn) coupled with fever and sweating. 2 things also. indian food with french fries tonight but yesterday hard run with pain in chest. thank you, mark
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.
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The fever and sweating indicates infection
The chest pain could be a heart infection (pericarditis) or pneumonia and just be presenting in the heart area
You absolutely have to take her to the ER right now. No doubt about it

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