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Short random sharp chest pain i am i diabetic high blood pressure and deal with depressiom

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 34 years experience
Atypical but ....: Your oain by most accounts sounds non cardiac. But diabetics can have atypical or no chest pain . I routinely check my diabetics for silent ischemia . Diabetics should be treated like non diabetic pts with history of CAD or mi .Go get a stress test.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 23 years experience
Have it evaluated: A person with chest pain needs to be evaluated and treated appropriately. Multiple possible causes may be: heart attack, esophageal reflux, anxiety, musculoskeletal, pneumonia, pulmonary embolus, and aortic dissection. Have it evaluated right away to prevent potential serious complications.
Last updated Sep 13, 2014


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