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Suffering from angina, pain around breast. Had stents fitted. Is this serious, how to cure it?

hi I suffer from angina and have had stents fitted 2 years ago I get pain if I do too much but in the last week I have had what feels like electric shock pains in and around my left breast area no angina pain and no other symtoms but I am worried about the pains it feels to be deep inside but today whan I pressed the edge odf my breast I couls feel pain
Asked On : Sat, 6 Apr 2013
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Pathologist and Microbiologist 's  Response
Hello and welcome to HCM,
The pain in the chest area with a history of angina is most probably anginal pain.
You must be on cardiac surveillance by your cardiologist.
However, you need to go for some more investigations to look for evidence of blockage at any site especially the coronaries.
Angiography is an investigation wherein the status of the coronary arteries is studied to look for any evidence of newly developed blockage due to plaque, or vessel wall spasm.
A history o stents suggests that previous two sites of blockage have been corrected.
However, new sites of blockage need to be looked for.
The pain can also be associated with some localized lesion in the breast.
A mammography can also be done to find any cause of pain in the breast.

Thanks and take care
Dr Shailja P Wahal
Answered: Sun, 7 Jul 2013
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