Chest Pains, Rib pains, back pains, rapid pulse when active.
28 year old male here.
About 3 months ago I had a severe chest pain right around my sternum. It lasted a good 20-30 minutes, and although I probably waited to long to go to the Emergency Room, I finally went to the ER when my body got tingly from the waist down. Uppon arrival to the ER, my chest pain was gone, but my legs and crotch area remained tingly. The ER performed an EKG and did an X-Ray. Their conclusion was that I had GERD and an Anxiety attack. The Dr telling me it was GERD & Anxiety pretty much relieved my tingly leg feeling immediatly. They prescribed me 2 weeks worth of Zantac and off I went. I slept well that night, and for the next 2 months actually. I never even got my prescription Zantac because I felt perfectly normal.
Fast forward to about 5 weeks ago, I'm trying to go to sleep when suddenly I feel a slight discomfort in my chest that comes and goes, but typically only last 5-10 seconds at a time. Now over the past 5 weeks or so, I've had that same slight discomfort that lasts 5-10 seconds at a time. And it's not always right around the sternum, sometimes the pain is around either nipple, sometimes at the bottom of my ribs. I also feel full quite easily, and/or nauseated.
I sleep perfectly well altho sometimes it's hard to fall asleep when I'm worried about my conditions, But I don't wake up in the middle of the night with any pains.
Over the past 4 weeks or so, I've had 2 EKG's (includes 1 today), an echocardiogram, and an EBCT. Everything has come out fine, my calcium score with the EBCT was 0. My lipid tests showed high bad cholesterol, and low good cholesterol.
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