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extreme chest soreness when I woke up???
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vbranch posted:
64 had a heart attack 10 years ago, one stint...woke up two days ago with extreme chest soreness, felt like hit with a sledge hammer and did nothing to cause it. after two days, still feel like I was beat up...no arm pain or shortness of breath....soreness feels like it comes and goes throughout the day...typically very active, not over weight, non smoker, light achohol user....any comments from someone that may have experienced this???
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James Beckerman, MD, FACC responded:
I would recommend that you seek medical attention - this could be a heart problem.


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