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I am 50 yrs. old and has been having skips with my

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hi, I am 50 yrs. old and has been having skips with my comes and goes. I have been experiencing peri-menopausal symptoms for the last few years like body pain, skipped periods, little migraine and hot flashes.
JA: Are you in any pain? How regular are your periods?
Customer: my question is....why is it that this week my hot flashes are sometimes accompanied by no. 3 level chest discomfort that changes places...
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: so I had EKG done at the hospital and result showed NORMAL with 76 HR BPM and 120/80 BP at rest state
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 1 year ago.


We can't disregard chest discomfort as a menopausal symptom...

The possible causes COULD include 1) angina 2) GERD 3 ) Costochondritis 4 ) pleuritis 5 ) chest wall pain such as intercoastal muscle 6) bronchospasm 7) other

You should have a stress test I think as a next step to better assets and rule out any sign of poor blood flow to the heart muscle

Other evaluation to help determine your causecmay be helpful of course ...

Careful and complete check of the heart is first priority though

I hope that this information is helpful for you

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Anthony Bray MD