Heart & Cardiology/Chest Pain

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Dear Dr. Tort,

While I was doing my usual treadmill exercise I felt a very sharp (piercing and scary) like pain simultaneously in my chest and upper right back side (shoulder blade area).  It was a very quick sensation but it REALLY caught my attention.  I felt fine before and continued to run for another 35 minutes with nothing out of the ordinary.  Everything was normal and the pain never returned.

It scared me.  Does this sound like a heart problem?  If not what could have caused it?

Thanks,
Meghann

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Hi Meghann,
Does this sound like a heart problem? No!
If not what could have caused it? I don't know, I am not a magician. Read more here:
http://www.cardiachealth.org/chest-pain
http://www.cardiachealth.org/app/chest-pain.php
http://www.cardiachealth.org/app/risk-assessment.php
Hope this helps,
Dr T
http://www.cardiachealth.org/

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