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17 Sep 2002

Angina??
Hi CyberDoc,

I have been experiencing pains in my left hand, as well as in the upper back regions.
The pains are off, and on. My knee's also swell, causing intense pain, when I bend.My blood pressure seems to flactuate, from 176/90, to 130/79.I have seen 2 physicians, and they have run numerous tests on my supa-renal glands,kidneys etc. Everything is clear. But I suspect that something could be wrong with my heart.The ECG's done, were normal.

What is my next step?I need help\advice a.s.ap.
thanks..
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CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Kate, I doubt that 2 specialists will miss a heart problem. I think you have to start thinking more along the lines of arthritis or a connective tissue disease. The best thing to do would be to see a rheumatologist about it. Good luck.
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