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A 38-year-old member asked:

having a lot of chest pain that wont go away. could i have pericarditis?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brian Mott
Thoracic Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: May be associated with fever, joint pain, and tiredness. Get help, it could become serious.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
CP: One of the causes of chest pain is pericarditis. However you need to be examined and investigated with ekg, echo, blood work before we can diagnose pericarditis. See your doc asap.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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