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A 34-year-old male asked:

36 m with no fam his echo stress in jan, lipids, bp fine. no diabetes. acid reflux. get sharp chest pain for a sec. is test enough to rule out cardiac?

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
Cardiac Pain: is rarely sharp or brief. More usually it is dull and lasting like a toothache. Sharp brief chest pains are usually musculoskeletal (related to your muscles and bones.) A stress Echo is a reliable test to exclude cardiac issues.

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Last updated Oct 17, 2015

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