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Tightness in chest
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Tightness in chest

I have recently been diagonised with Angina,Tachycardia and Mitral Valve Prolapse. My problem is tightness in my Chest and I am to take nitro for it. My question is which one would that be Angina? that is causing the tightness or what? Thank You
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Dear Page,

Angian can be pain or pressure.  However, you should discuss this with your physician.  I am unable to make diagnoses, particularly of chest pain in this forum.  

I hope this has been useful. I wish you the best of luck. Feel free to write back.

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