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30 male
history of lone afib and sinus tachy
I take atenenol 100 mg daily
crestor 5mg and norvasic 2.5 mg daily

latley i have been getting a burning sensation in my center chest it comes and goes . I also get very scared thinking i am going to have a heart attack and I cant seem to stop thinking this will be it.

I have had a full cardiac work up including a cardiac CT in april of 2014 , my calcium score was a 4 .

should I worry that this is a heart problem or something else?

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Hi,

The good news is that you had a cardiac work up in the past that was essentially normal. If the symptoms have changed since that time i recommend that you get checked out again even if simply for reassurance. Its difficult to tell you a definitive answer without taking a full history and physical.

Hope that was helpful,  

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Mustafa Ahmed MD

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Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Hypertension, Pulmonary Embolism, Structural and Valve Disease

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Board Certification Internal Medicine and Cardiology Interventional and Structural Cardiology

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MD from The Royal Victoria University of Manchester, England Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Research Training - University of Alabama

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