Unusual shoulder and pectoral tightness

Patient

Q: I've got a strange tight feeling in the front of my shoulders and slightly in my chest. It just occurred yesterday evening around 6 o'clock. Any idea what's causing it? It still hasn't gone away.

I've tried moving around and getting the blood flowing with some very light exercise, but that didn't seem to help.

I don't know of this is relevant or not, but the night before it happened I was on a heavy drinking session to celebrate finishing my college degree. Not sure if it's something to do with dehydration perhaps

Symptoms:  Tight feeling in shoulders and across pecs. It's not from working out because I havnt been in the gym
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