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Having chest pain. Feels tightness while inhaling, hurts to swallow. What are the risks?

This afternoon, i exsperinced chest pain or tightness when i inhale deeply. it hurt throughout the day, now at the end of the day when i swallow way back in my throat hurts as well. i do have condition of where a small opening in my heart did not close shortly after i was born as it does for most people. it is only so minor though. with no major risks. the pain in my chest aches when i inhale. im hesitant on what to do about it.
Asked On : Tue, 26 Jun 2012
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I would suggest you to get ECG to check if some thing is wrong with your heart. If doctor wants to do a 2D echo then you can also get it done. I hope everything will be normal but at least we will get some information . I hope you are not a smoker and if yes then it is better to quit it.
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