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What are the possible causes for a 46 year old man to get sharp chest pains while climbing stairs?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
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In brief: Many causes

Needs a good check up looking for heart, lung problems or blood disorders like anemia etc.

In brief: Many causes

Needs a good check up looking for heart, lung problems or blood disorders like anemia etc.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Pain on exertion

Think heart first and foremost.
If the doctor rules out heart disease, then lungs and chest wall muscles/bones/joints should be considered as sources of pain on exertion. Same applies to a 46yo woman, but breasts should be considered also. The question is very important and difficult to answer briefly. Therefore, i will share it with doctors in cardiology, pulmonology, etc.

In brief: Pain on exertion

Think heart first and foremost.
If the doctor rules out heart disease, then lungs and chest wall muscles/bones/joints should be considered as sources of pain on exertion. Same applies to a 46yo woman, but breasts should be considered also. The question is very important and difficult to answer briefly. Therefore, i will share it with doctors in cardiology, pulmonology, etc.
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder
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