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A 55-year-old female asked:

I have frequent flutters,palpitation,&chest pain.stress-echo test is fine 6 months ago & recent 7 days monitoring shows no significant arrhythmia. the side of a thick pillow hit the side of my r breast next to my r armpit. can this harm my heart?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Bedding is outside: Comforters, pillows, or blankets on the outside of the body don't directly affect the organs on the inside of the body. Humans have skin, fat, muscles, bones between the outside of the body and the heart, lungs, and esophagus inside the chest.

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Last updated Nov 30, 2019

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