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History of CHF with painful cramps in armpits and breasts
Since you are a therapist yourself, you will understand how difficult it is to advice someone with insufficient information and w/o an examination. However, at your age, a cardiac cause needs to be eliminated, particularly because women so often have atypical symptoms:
I suggest therefore you see your cardiologist again and let him check you out, preferably with a stress ECHO.
There are of course other reasons for chest pain, some of which you will find explained here:
You may also want to calculate your risk for heart disease:
Other than that when your GP examined you, I assume she could not find anything in your breast or axilla (lumps, swollen glands)?
Hope this helps,
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