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Bruised feeling in chest, pain on breathing. Family history of congestive heart failure. Causes?

for the last few months I have had a bruised like feeling in my chest that comes and goes - today it came and settled in the middle of my chest and when I breathe in or lean forward it hurts worse - what could this be - I am a 54 yr old female overweight but with no heart disease that i know of - however my father died from congestive heart failure ....any suggestions
Asked On : Tue, 9 Oct 2012
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please have a chest x ray for that , then only we are able to see any gross pathology , and have a routine investigation for whole body that will help you in manner to take care of your whole body.
try to reduce your weight
Answered: Thu, 17 Oct 2013
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