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mold allergy or heart problem?

Around June i slept in my basment which is unfished and seems to have mold, i have stayed down there a lot living in this house since it has couches, a tv, computer and everything else. I guess during all these years i was exposed to mold. ! night i decided to sleep down there. I ended up waking several hours later with trouble breathing and chest pains. I never had this problem before and went to the ER, they told me it was nothing.

As the weeks went on i couldnt sleep. I couldnt even breathe at all. Chest pain was bad and i was having pain and numbness in my left arm all the time. I was very weak and couldnt do anything, i thought i was gonna die. After months of going to the doctor they told me there was nothing wrong and i had GERD. I told them about the mold but they said thats not causing this. After the medicine didnt change anything i demanded them to check for mold.

They did a blood test for mold and it came back i was right about the mold, they said i was allergic to mold and dust. They gave me medacine for the breathing, symbicort and some depression pills. The breathing has got a little better but not 100% but the chest pains are still there. The pain is mostly in the middle of my chest. I just want to know if this is normal with an allergic reaction/exposure to mold?

I have done a EKG done 50 times and all came back normal, i did a stress test and came back with a little depression and elevation or something with the left ventrical, he was a little concerned so he sent me to get a echo cardiogram. Came back normal. I still had chest pain so he send me to a very good hospital and do a stress echo cardio gram which came out perfect. Doctor also said i had a heart murmur but then two other doctors said i didnt.

Im just wondering with all these these tests and months gone by, what is wrong with me? i still get tingling/pain/numbess in my left arm. And still get a lot of chest pain and even played some basketball today and ts been hurting ever since. Could it be from the mold allergy? could it be my heart? im very worried and concered and i dont know what to do.

im 19 and have never had a medical problem up until a few months ago with this breathing chest pain problem. I used t play basketball everyday all day up until i got sick.
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I am much older than you but it may be we are fighting the same problem.  I got very sick from mold spores in April 2009.  It is now July and I have been having chest pains along with nausea since April.  All heart tests come back normal.  Doc put me on Isosorbide which does help but as soon as it starts to wear off the pains and nausea come right back.

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