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Posted on Wed, 16 Aug 2017 in Hypertension and Heart Disease
Question: My toes are very shiny. Does that have anything to do with my heart? I have had a pain in my heart for about 15 minutes and it's still there.
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Answered by Dr. Ilir Sharka 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
I would explain as follows:

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Welcome and thank you for asking on HealthcareMagic!

Regarding your concern, I would explain that shinny toes are not related to any cardiac disorder.

They could be related to iron or vitamin deficiency.


Is the chest pain triggered by deep breathing or body movements? This would be indicative of musculoskeletal pain.

What are your actual blood pressure and heart rate values?

If the chest pain persists, considering your age, I would recommend going to the ER for a careful physical exam and some tests:

- a resting ECG and cardiac enzymes
- a chest X-ray study
- complete blood count for anemia
- PCR and ESR for inflammation.

Hope to have been helpful! Let me know if I could assist you further.

Kind regards,

Dr.Iliri
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