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A 26-year-old female asked:

troponin i <0.0120 ng/ml ng/ml - (0.00 - 0.120 lab scale). should i be concerned? went to cardiologist done echo/holter/ekg second time get normal results. what else could i check? could i have an inflammation of my heart or lungs or anything else?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
More info needed: At your age coronary artery disease would be rare. Pericarditis is a common cause of heart pain in younger people but normal heart exam, normal ekg and echocardiogram rule that out. More description of your chest discomfort is needed in order to make a differential diagnosis. Rib cage problems, pinched intercostal nerve or muscle running between 2 ribs come to mind,?Cough,wheeze,shortness of breat

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