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Chest fluttering and dizziness. Taking BP pills. Chest discomfort and pain in arms. Family history of angina. Opinion?

I have chest fluttering and dizziness . I am taking high blood pressure pills and fluid pills. Sometimes there is discomfort in my chest and sometimes i feel pain in my arms. Heart disease and agina heart run in my family.
Asked On : Sun, 25 Mar 2012
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Dear patient,

Given the family history and risk factor of hypertension, further workup is warranted. I encourage you to visit either an internist or cardiologist, who can conduct a full cardiovascular physical exam and determine if further testing, such as a stress test, is warranted. If symptoms abruptly worsen or do not subside until then, an ER visit is in order.

Truly yours,

Dr Brenes-Salazar MD
Mayo Clinic MN
Answered: Thu, 22 Aug 2013
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