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What causes pain in the middle of the chest?

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Dr. Ilir Sharka

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Posted on Tue, 6 Sep 2016 in Heart Attack
Question: Pain in middle of chest, left arm aches, vision is blurry, and right calf aches.
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Answered by Dr. Ilir Sharka 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
I would recommend as follows:

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Welcome and thank you for asking on HCM!

Regarding your concern, I would explain that it is important performing a comprehensive differential diagnosis between different causes that may lead to this symptomatology:

- inflammation
- coronary artery disease
- anxiety, etc.

For this reason I recommend going to the ER for a careful physical exam and some tests:

- a resting ECG and cardiac enzymes
- a chest x-ray study
- some blood lab tests ( complete blood count, blood electrolytes, PCR, sedimentation rate, kidney and liver function tests).

Hope you will find this answer helpful!

Kind regards,

Dr. Iliri
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