discomfort in my upper body chest and back but no pain

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i get discomfort in my chest as i touch it .   i also feel stiffness in my back.  however i have started swimming again this past week and the only other thing i have changed is taken some b12 supplements which i have now been off of for two days.   The uncomfortable feeling is definitely better but still there to the touch.   I have done blood work which came back very good.   I have just completed a stress and fitness test and am waiting those answers.   Blood pressure is normal and there is no history in my family of hear issues


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    Just a thought, do you know what blood tests were done, does a D-dimer blood test ring any bells with you ? have you been checked for a pulmonary embolism ?  Although generally your chest wouldn't be sore to the touch with a P E, well not to my knowledge, do you get short of breath ? I know if a suspected DVT is found they can be hot and sore to touch

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      I don’t recall that in my blood tests.   We talked about cholesterol and a bunch of other things and we spoke of the red blood cells being a bit low but nothing to worry about.   What is pulmonary embolism?
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      Pulmonary Embolism is a blood clot(s) in one or both lungs, very dangerous and you can die if not picked up and treated in time

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