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pain under left breast near rib cage that radiates to middle back

A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Check heart first: Once you are sure it is not your heart, you may have a pinched nerve in your back or nerve irritation under one of your ribs (intercostal neuralgia). ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Costochondritis: Try ibuprofen or Advil because what you are experiencing sounds like inflammation or strain of the cartilage in your chest bone connecting your ribs. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ayman Omar
Specializes in Neurology
Possibly related: Hi Kkovac4 They could possibly be related. This sounds like what we call "radicular pain" meaning it could be originating from the thoracic nerve root ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Need to see your doc: Only a doctor's examination can clarify what it is. Any lump, if it is new and it is real, means something is wrong. It can be an infection(skin) or i ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be acid.: Generally speaking, yes. The real answer would be depends on two things: (one) are you receiving any treatment for the acid, and (two) what is the mec ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Worrisome: The sudden pain could have been from irritation of the pleural lining around the lung (eg from viral infection). If the cough began only afterward an ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Examination: It sounds like rib pain, but you should get an examination for final determination. A Doctor of Osteopathic medicine or Chiropractic medicine can diag ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Atypical: Your pain is atypical and not likely from your heart may be pulled muscle. If you have fever etc may be infection and inflamation. You should see ur ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parthiban Munnainathan
7 years experience Family Medicine
Sore muscles.: Hi, Thank you for your question. It sounds like you have muscle aches. Try some anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen or Tylenol. If you aren't feeling b ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Best advice anyone -: Can give you would be to get seen ; evaluated by your pcp. Getting anxious about it will not help, but make you more anxious. Pain there could be from ... Read More

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