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Ive been having some sharp pains on the left of my chest near my underarm what could it be

A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Seek medical care:  — it is hard to know what to do when you feel pain or discomfort in the chest. Is it a heart attack or another, less serious problem? Because chest p ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Chest pain: Might still be cardiac in origin; may need cardiac stress test/angiography to be sure. Gi problems like reflux disease can also cause pain in that are ... Read More
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Dr. Farheen Parvez
8 years experience Family Medicine
Rash?: any rash? history of shingles? any injury?
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Chest Pain: If what you have has been going for weeks, it might be related to muscular problem or other structures of the chest not of much concern. However, if t ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Pinch: Positional changes causing this armpit pain are likely due to pinching a nerve, muscle or joint. If this is the only position that creates this pain, ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Plan: Because your pain now is light you can wait and observe yourself. No real possibility of any liquid in this area, most likely muscle pain. If conditio ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
More info: There are many things that can give you those symptoms. When do you get pain? What type? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Boelter
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many Reaons: Muscle pull, stretching of ligaments, infection, blocked duct, etc. So many possibilities if it continues see your dr.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Not a tendon: There are no tendons in the armpit. I think you should get a second opinion. If it is a lymph node you should have a proper diagnosis as this could be ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be...: Musculoskeletal or pleuritic .If persists, you will need to see your doctor for a diagnosis.

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