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Tenderness in left pectoral muscle, pain on touching. Taking lercanidipine hydrochloride. History of high BP. Cure?

I have tenderness on the left pectoral muscle. It starts right at the top of my left breast . In the same spot on my right side the pain is minimal barely noticeable but to my left its tender and painful to the touch. I ve been using Algesal Diethylamine Salicylate 10%w/w for the last couple of days to massage it. I am on Lercanidipine hydrochloride 20mg daily. Kindly advise please
Asked On : Sun, 27 Jan 2013
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You're complaining of left side chest pain and you're a known hypertensive on treatment.
Any chest pain should not be taken lightly unless the cause is found.
This becomes all the more important due to increase cardiac risk with hypertension.
If it is a musculoskeletal pain than any movement and deep breathing will aggravate it.
If the pain is more central and towards the left and radiating to the arms than most likely cardiac pain.
Consult your doctor for more help.
Answered: Sat, 1 Jun 2013
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