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Took cortisone injection for frozen shoulder. Having chest tightness, fast heartbeats. Side effects or angina?

On the 5th Feb 2013 I had a cortizone injection in my left shoulder for Frozen Shoulder However I am suffering from a tight chest and my heart struggles under exertion. my chest feels like it is in a vice. Also my heart feel like it is going faster. I had a quadripple bypass in sept 2011 and am concerned about my symtems . i am also more anzous and tearful. Im sure that this injection has affected me with these side affects. On going to the emergency department they feel I have unstable angina . Your feed back would be appreciated. concerned female 60
Asked On : Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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Cardiologist 's  Response
Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic

Your symptoms are typical of angina.
Recurrence of your Coronary Artery Disease is beyond doubt – either the native vessel or the graft might have developed obstruction. You need Angiography as soon as possible – with a view for possible intervention.

It has nothing to do with the shoulder injection.

See your cardiologist, as soon as possible. It can be safely managed like last time.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Mon, 18 Feb 2013
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