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My husband has been painting all day today and he ate dinner

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My husband has been painting all day today and he ate dinner reaaly fast. Then we went to our daughter's school function where he started having really bad right shoulder pain radiating to his collar bone, heaviness to his chest, blood pres. 120/81 he is 51 and he had ekg done last month and it came back just fine. He took 2 baby aspirins at 8:45 and 2 antacid. Should we be worried. He does not want to go to any hospital for non ins. and financial issues. what do you think
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

This is an emergency

this is a gall bladder attack

He needs his gall bladder removed.

pain to the shoulder blade is classic for gall bladder