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Ask Dr. Gott 11/10

Shoulder pain could indicate cardiac problem

DEAR DR. GOTT: I am a white male, 73 years old. My problem is that sometimes my left arm muscle really hurts, and my left shoulder, too, for two to three minutes, and then that goes away. At the same time, my sternum hurts also, for about the same time. My wife and I try to walk 3 miles a week. We don't eat much red meat. We eat salads, veggies, baked potatoes, etc. In 2004, I had a stent. I've been to three doctors, with very little help. At times I can walk 30 feet or so ...

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