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Chest pain, shoulder blade pain, nipple pain, over weight, pre diabetic, ramsay hunt syndrome

I HAVE HAD CHEST PAIN AND BACK PAIN AROUND THE SHOULDER BLADE FOR OVER 24 HRS NOW. IT S ALMOST LIKE PLURESY I THINK..I COULDN T SLEEP LAST NIGHT FOR THE PAIN AND PAIN IS DIRECTLY OVER THE NIPPLE OF MY LEFT SIDE...I am 68 yr old female and have ramsey hunt syndrome for past year with paralysed right side of face. am overweight and pre diabetic.
Asked On : Sun, 8 Apr 2012
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You are an elderly Pre Diabetic, overweight woman.
Past history of Herpes Zoster infection.
Now complaining of pain around the area of chest and upper back.
This may be a referred pain from Ramsay hunt syndrome or neurological pain from Herpes infection itself.
Considering your age and Pre Diabetic status you run a risk of cardiac disease.
ECG and ECHO are advised.
Consult a Cardiologist.
Answered: Fri, 3 May 2013
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