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What is the intermittent chest pain?

Hi, I have intermittent pains in the centre of my chest which is tender when I press it. It is worse when I take a deep breath. I am also on Zoloft and do suffer from anxiety as well as shortness of breath (from anxiety) but have never had this chest pain.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014
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Pulmonologist 's  Response
Thanks for your question on HCM.
In my opinion you should get done ECG to rule out cardiac cause.
If this is normal than get done chest x ray to rule out pulmonary cause.
If both of the above are normal than it is mostly due to anxiety, stress and tension.
So better to avoid stress and anxiety. Be rekax and keep calm.
You may require counselling sessions from psychiatrist for better control of anxiety.
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