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A 35-year-old female asked:

Hospitalized for chest pain recently. several ekgs, blood work every 4 hrs, ecg, xrays, 24 hr heart monitor all came back normal. now have tightness in throat but no other symptoms. should i be concerned? read could be sign of cardiac issues?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
It is less likely that you have a cardiac condition with a negative workup. Throat tightness has many causes including anxiety. Have a full physical exam with your physician. Other conditions include allergic reactions and GERD.

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