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Bad pain sternum, 45 minutes. Pain has gone 10 to 8 on a

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Bad pain sternum
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: 45 minutes. Pain has gone 10 to 8 on a 1-10 scale
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No

Hello and thanks for your question.
It's my first priority to help you.
Please provide some additional information.

What is your age and gender?

Nausea,heartburn?

Shortness of breath?

Heaviness in chest?

History of injury?

Cough?

Are you taking any medicines?

Any other medical illness?

Thanks.
Waiting for your reply.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
58 a little nausea no meds. No illness

Sorry for late reply and inconvenience.
Thanks for the follow-up.
I understand your concern.
As per your description, possible differential diagnosis may include Gastroesophageal acid reflux,Costochondritis,Coronary Artery Disease,Angina.

I would advise you to see a doctor at emergency room rather than consider a watchful wait.

You can take OTC Pepcid and Aspirin in the meanwhile.

Such pain can be life threatening.

See a doctor ASAP.

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