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A 54-year-old female asked:

Chronic chest pain x 1yr. had pericard and pleuritis/effusions then,but continue to have chest pain still have to sleep basically sitting up. cause?

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Dr. Robert Sterling
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G'NightSweetPrincess: At your age, you need a full evaluation by a doctor (preferably a cardiologist) to evaluate the current condition of your heart. You may have a long term complication of your prior heart problems or a new development or, more likely,both. Either that, or have a new bed constructed so you can sleep upright more comfortably. I prefer the former suggestion and as soon as possible for you.

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Last updated Mar 31, 2015

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