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How do doctors determine whether the chest pain is associated with the heart or the lungs?

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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Tests

History and physical .
.. Ecg and/or stress test to check the heart ... Chest x-ray and/or ct scan to check the lungs.

In brief: Tests

History and physical .
.. Ecg and/or stress test to check the heart ... Chest x-ray and/or ct scan to check the lungs.
Dr. Eric Toloza
Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Multiple things

The physician will take a detailed history, look at the electrocardiogram, perform a physical examination, and in some cases, perform a stress test.
All of this information, taken together, will lead the physician to the proper diagnosis.

In brief: Multiple things

The physician will take a detailed history, look at the electrocardiogram, perform a physical examination, and in some cases, perform a stress test.
All of this information, taken together, will lead the physician to the proper diagnosis.
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Dr. Francis Uricchio
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