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A 34-year-old female asked:

Does low heart rate in 40's cause pain when deep breath on left side under arm pit but not in chest or possible blood clot? get worse when deep breath

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Karen Dantin
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Probable not: Sounds like musculoskeletal. Hear rate in 40s not normal for most people.
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Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 42 years experience
Agree. A low heart rate will not cause pain.
Feb 3, 2014
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
If you are exercising very vigorously ( remember President Bush) then you may have Low Heart rate, but usually in low 50s. But this low rate of 40/minutes may cause Light headedness not chest pain.
May 4, 2014
Last updated Jul 24, 2015


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