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After mild exercise I experience pain in upper chest near

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after mild exercise I experience pain in upper chest near throat when inhaling
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? Do you have a fever?
Customer: about 3 months no fever no other symptons feel good otherwise
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no other health problems pain is fairly severe but goes away within 5 minures
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 month ago.

Pain in chest after exercise warrant an EKG, stress test and echocardiography for the evaluation. This is all the more important if you have any of the following risk factors;

1) stress and sedentary life style

2) peripheral vascular disease (claudication); pain in calves on walking,

3) previous stroke or family history of stroke,

4) heavy smoking,

5) high blood pressure,

6) diabetes,

7) high cholesterol, and

8) a family history of heart disease

9) over weight

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