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I am experiencing chest tightness, chest pain or discomfort (severity: moderate) (time frame: sudden) (side: right) (worsened by: deep breaths, sudden movements, pressing on the chest, exercise) (associated with: sensation of tearing pain, stinging or bur

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Go to ER: Chest tightness/pain can indicate a cardiac problem such as a heart attack. It is vital that you see a Dr in an emergency department. They will have the tools and medications that can prevent this from getting worse and potentially causing fatal consequences.

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