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What causes high levels of troponin?

Im 26 and recently got diagnosed with post partum thyroiditis and while i was in hospital with this they checked my bloods cause i was having chest pain and breathing difficulties, they came back and told me i had a very high level of triponin leaking from my heart. was wondering how serious a triponin leak is?
Wed, 29 Nov 2017
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troponon is cardiac enzyme ..it may be raised in angina and heart attack or cardiomyopathy...your doctor should go for ecg .. echocardiography or TMT ...angiography....
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