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How to treat intermittent burning sensation in the upper chest?

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Dr. Ajay Panwar

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Posted on Tue, 14 Aug 2018 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: Have had on/off burning sensation in upper chest, back, uppeer arms for last 10 hours. I am diabetic (take insulin) w/ 6.3 and blood sugars at 105 right now, thyroid deficiency (take levothyroxine 125 mcg) and losartan potassium (25 mg). Had stress/rest test done 6 mo. ago, and they told me not to worry.
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Answered by Dr. Ajay Panwar 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
You should get a physical examination done

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

If the symptoms which you have mentioned are acute in onset, I think its better for you to visit a physician and get yourself physically examined.An ECG and routine blood tests may be required. Also, blood pressure abnormality should be checked for.

Take Care,
Dr. Ajay Panwar,
Neurologist

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