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Forum Name: Chest symptoms

Question: heart or lungs?

 djsmelko - Sun Jun 19, 2005 11:50 am

This pain is under my left shoulder blade radiating around to the front, hurts when I move, walk or lift my arms, more pain when I lift my right arm. I can't sleep on my back and hurts when I try to get out of bed. There is drainage from my sinusis that is foul smelling from the left side, really noticeable when I bend over. At work I am exposed to dust from gympsum and wood. There is no blood in my spit or sinuses and my heart has a wierd beat every few seconds, sometimes there is profuse sweating when I'm not doing anything to sweat. Last three days I've had bad headaches. The foul smell from the sinuses has been going on for about 2 months, the pain in my chest about a week now but much worse in the last 2 days.. I had a 3-way heart bypass in 1998.
 Kim C, RN - Sun Jun 19, 2005 11:03 pm

You need to see a physician as soon as possible. Now would be a good time! Because of your history, the chest pain, sweating, and "weird beats" are concerning to me. You also sound like you have a sinus infection that needs evaluation.

Please seek medical attention. Good luck and I hope you feel better soon.


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