Based on your exam today, the exact cause of your chest pain is not certain. Your condition does not seem serious at this time, and your pain does not appear to be coming from your heart. However, sometimes the signs of a serious problem take more time to appear. Therefore, watch for the warning signs listed below.
Rest today and avoid strenuous activity.
Take any prescribed medicine as directed.
with your doctor in 1–3 days.
if any of the following occur:
A change in the type of pain: if it feels different, becomes more severe, lasts longer, or begins to spread into your shoulder, arm, neck, jaw or back
Shortness of breath or increased pain with breathing
Weakness, dizziness, or fainting
Cough with blood or dark colored sputum (phlegm)
Fever over 101ºF (38.3ºC)
Swelling, pain or redness in one leg
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