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Pericarditis and chest pain
To prescribe Prednisolone w/o a diagnosis is something I am not in favor of. Presumably it was prescribed for a diagnosis of costochondritis, generally treated with anti-inflammatory meds like Ibuprofen first.
Prednisolone should have had a positive effect by now, so you should consider to stop it. Have you had a repeat ECHO, and if so, what did it show?
At this point I have no specific suggestions, but think it unlikely you have two unrelated sources of chest pain - in the same location and in sequence!
Read more here:
Coronary artery disease appears unlikely, but this a useful link:
Test your chest pain (meant for patients suspected of angina):
Hope this helps,
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