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29 minutes ago, Newbie34 said:

And no nausea at all.

As the doctor said, keep an eye if you develop a fever or an increased heart rate. Another significant sign of a leak can be pain in your left shoulder and neck; however you may have just over exerted yourself as your doctor suggested. If the pain doesn’t subside in a day or so or worsens, call your doctor and ask for an earlier appointment. If you have medical insurance there is no harm in going to the ER if you are very concerned and the pain is debilitating. We know our body better than anyone else; if something doesn’t feel right get it checked. :)

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