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When lying on my back my chest feels slightly heavy ?

I feel a slightly uncomfortable pressure in my chest near my heart can only really feel it when I concentrate on it No pain in chest to the touch but when lying on my back my chest feels slightly heavy... I m wondering how urgently I should see a doctor , Are these signs of heart desease?
Sat, 21 May 2011
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Hi,Ross Graham,
You have not mentioned your age,
From your history it seems that you might have cardiac neurosis.
You might have costo chondritis which may give this type of pain.
But what ever it is you go for ECG,blood sugar and lipid profile and find out the cause.
ok and bye.
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