Burning Chest and Stress

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Date Joined Mar 2008
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   Posted 5/18/2008 12:07 PM (GMT -6)   
hello all,
i am 50 year old female. have had a silent heart attack in the past.I saw a very stressful situation yesterday m orning. I cannot get the image out of my mind. everytime i think about it, which is very often, i get a wave of burning in my chest.yesterday was a day of crying off and on all day. same thing this morning. so i dont know if i should go to er or wait to see a doctor this week.?
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   Posted 5/19/2008 7:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Pommom, In my opinion any kind of chest pain/discomfort should be checked out ASAP.  Since you have had problems in the past and now your having chest burning, no matter if it may be stress related or not...I wouldnt wait.

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