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I attended hospital last week complaining of chest pain. After

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I attended hospital last week complaining of chest pain. After angiogram on Friday I received a pacemaker on Momnday and discharged yesterday. I am still expereiencing chesst tightness. Is this normal?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.
does the chest tightness come with exertion?
did they make sure you don't have blockages?
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
what did your CTA show?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

It varies a little with exertion. There were two minor blockages which they propose to treat in September when pacemaker has settled in

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 2 years ago.
Okay then this is not normal.If you have pain that increases with exertion that hasn't gone away then you could still be having blockage issuesthe pacemaker addresses the rhythm but not the blockages