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So I was diagnosed last year with a 4.7 cm aortic root dilation (aneurysm).
I've been having some mild intermittent chest pain the past couple of months. It happens several times a day, basically lasts for a few seconds then goes away. It often occurs when I'm laying down at night, but will sometimes occur while sitting/walking around. It usually occurs in the 1 inch from the center of my chest on the left side, but sometimes will occur on the right-center (an inch from the center). So...not always in the same place in my chest.
It does not seem to be exercise or stress induced. The last couple of days, I've been checking pulse and BP when it happens or right after and they have been normal. When I'm laying down, my pulse is usually in the low 60's.
I wouldn't describe the symptoms as severe. It's more of a discomfort/dull pain. I reported it to my cardiologist. He didn't seem to think it was a big deal. He said it's probably muscular-skeletal or acid reflux. I've been on Prilosec for a month now, but that doesn't seem to be helping.
I had read that sometimes ppl will have chest pains (see item #2 of this article from Cleveland Clinic)
Anyone else ever have these symptoms? If so, was it related to your aneurysm?
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