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Suggest treatment for pain in chest

I had bad URI in November and it lasted several weeks but over it now. For last month I have had continuous chest pressure over the heart with shoulder and shoulder blade discomfort. No shortness of breath, no anxiety, and there is no change whether I am resting Or performing daily activities -- I am a 60 year old women, with long history of smoking, and take blood pressure meds, cholesteral meds, 81 mg aspirin, and Prilosec for GERD. What can be causing this continuos pressure
Mon, 20 Nov 2017
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Hello dear

Warm welcome to Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query in details .

* There are different conditions which can lead to such presentation as
- cardiac issues as valvular or others
- lungs related as emphysems or others
- chest wall conditions as ligament or muscle sprain or strain with
refered pain
- neurovascular bundle related
- stress induced psychological

* Treatment depends upon finding out the cause of it with proper work up

Wishing you fine recovery .
Feel free to ask any further doubts .

Regards .

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