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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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I have a pain in my chest where my heart is every time I

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Hi I have a pain in my chest where my heart is every time I cough and sometimes feel like my chest is caving in and get short of breath but is mostly around my heart and I get s stabbing pain every time I cough or sneeze
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi. While this doesn't sound cardiac I can't possibly say that isn't the case here. But this could be either a pulmonary embolus or pneumonia. You need to consider this an emergency and you need to see a doctor right away for an exam, chest x-ray, EKG and blood work Let me know if you need any more information please
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