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Chest pain, difficulty breathing, high pulse rate. History of colon problems. Cardiac symptoms?

Hi I was on boiled food for two weeks. I ate last week alot of food red meat...etc I always have colon problem, Last week i went to the hospital E&R i had chest pain difficult breathing if i talked and fast heartbeats they said my troponon t is .0260 , it got to 0.0100 next day. Is that cardic problem or not.? Male 29 167 74.5kg
Asked On : Sat, 29 Dec 2012
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Dear patient,

Thanks for your concerns. Elevated cardiac troponins always mean that there has been some degree of cardiac damage, the main issue is to determine if this is due to blocked arteries of the heart or not. You should undergo a more extensive evaluation by a cardiologist, who will likely order either a stress test or an angiogram to elucidate things further.

Truly yours,

Dr Brenes-Salazar MD
Mayo Clinic MN
Answered: Sat, 1 Jun 2013
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