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pain started by the left shoulder blade and went under my armpit to my heart area what is it it hurts to breathe

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Need evaluation : This could be chest wall muscle pain, pain from inside the chest sometimes call pleurisy, pain from your heart, sometimes call pericarditis, or some ... Read More

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Difficulty Breathing: If you are having difficulty breathing please get urgent medical care. Chest pain + difficulty breathing warrants immediate evaluation.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
"Tap"? W/hammer?: Caused bruising? Something doesn't line up. Not likely heart issue, but could be orthopedic or lung, depending on your specific health issues/meds and ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Emergency Room time: A man or woman, with pain inside the chest and shortness of breath, should call 911 and take the ambulance to the er. He should not wait at home to se ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Your symptoms could: be heart related. You need a thorough evaluation and some testing to exclude the possibility. Make an appointment with a health care provider as soon ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Maybe neck: Could be cervical disc issue, but might involve brachial plexus. With left arm, best to check out by ekg, but less likely to be cardiac referred pain ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
Most likely..: In your age group there is a very low chance of having heart disease unless you suffer of illnesses that pose a risk for this problem. If you are othe ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Get checked: Multiple possible causes of your symptoms. May certainly be musculoskeletal, but cardiac needs to be ruled out. A good detail history of your sympto ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
39 years experience Pathology
Extreme pain: This needs evaluation by someone able to assess the various possibilities, particularly given your history.

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