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Soreness in chest, lump in throat, pain in left arm, lightheaded. Family history of heart attack, stroke. Suggestions?

I am having abit of chest pain its not server it just comes and goes and just feels like its sore i have what feels like a lump in my throat but no problems swallowing i have a dull ache in my left arm i feel dizzy/ light headed it all comes and goes though my dad passed away a week ago and i am thinking it is all stress related but still i am not a doctor so i have no idea these symptoms have been going for about a week but a few months before i had chest and arm pain i went to the hospital and they said i was fine i am 23 i am 70 kg and i am 5 foot 1 so i am over weight i dont eat the best of foods and i drink soft drinks and not much water my family history is my nan passed away from a heart attack because she had a siezere and my dad has had a stroke i am not a smoker i think that is really all at the moment i really think it is just my anxiety but i just want to be sure
Asked On : Tue, 26 Feb 2013
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Welcome in H.C.M.

I have gone through your query regarding soreness in chest, lump in throat, pain in left arm, you have a family history of heart attack and your father had passed away a weak back.

Since all your symptoms are favoring cardiac involvement though few months back you had been examined by cardiologist and the report was o.k., unfortunately you have faced casualty in your family and thus now your stress may precipitate the angina and heart attack.

If after cardiological examination you were found to be normal than there are possibilities are-

(a) Anxiety.

(b) GERD with dyspepsia.

I think your query is answered.

Answered: Fri, 16 Aug 2013
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