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A 25-year-old female asked:

I've been having chest pains since early july. two ekgs, a d-dimer, an asa, a chest x-ray, and an esr have been "normal". my cholesterol panel from may showed trig/hdl ratio of 4.8 (high), overall - 197, hdl - 52, ldl - 95, tri - 250. fatty diet, bc pills

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Dr. Jerald Ratner
Psychiatry 52 years experience
Could be emotional : Emotional stress very frequently causes chest pain as well as a "hot spot" in the costochondritis cartilage of the chest wall.
Dr. Rada Ivanov
Pulmonary Critical Care 32 years experience
See below: My guess would be asthma, acid reflux or musculoskeletal pain. Check for those.

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