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I am a 48 y/o male 5"11 235 lbs I've been having chest pains

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I am a 48 y/o White male
235 lbs
I've been having chest pains off and on for over a year now. I have gone to the local ED when it first hit me and have since had a complete gambit of exams. ECG, Ultrasound, Stress Test, Nuclear Stress test, and ultimately a cardiac cath....all have been unremarkable. My current cardiologist says I'm fine, but something is not right.
The pains are a sudden onset of twinging and heaviness. I also feel like my heat is fluttering at times ( but not always). I do not get sweaty but often have a pain in my left forearm. The pains do not last for very long 10-30 seconds and are often accompanied by itching under the skin (center left chest between nipple and sternum).
Can someone please help me to figure out whats wrong.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing Internal Medicine Physician. Excellent service is my goal.
do you have any neck or back pain?
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
This sounds more muscular to me than heart related Keith.
I think you need to see an orthopaedic doctor instead