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Pericarditis Can Mimic Heart Attack Symptoms

Posted by George Adesina, MD., M.S.P.H., F.A.C.C. on Mar 30, 2019 9:34:00 AM

Tightness in the chest that radiates out toward your left shoulder and into your neck. Stabbing chest pain. Difficulty breathing. Coughing and shortness of breath. Although these symptoms may point to a possible heart attack, they could also be an indication of pericarditis. 

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