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How long have you had this pain going through your chest? how often do you notice it?
I would seriously consider getting a thoracic CT scan. Can you arrange for this?
I'm an internist and a neurologist. I see a wide variety of patients with a wide variety of conditions. My concern in your case would be that you might have a thoracic aortic aneurysm. I would want to rule this out if you came to me with these symptoms. This is a potentially very serious condition.
sorry...thought you were a real nurse.