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pinching pain in middle of chest

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Peds: Please see your Pediatrician and consider a trial of Zantac or Nexium if your pain is associated with reflux or heartburn. Stay calm and get a full ex ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Anshul Gandhi
7 years experience Emergency Medicine
Chest Pain: Chest pain appears in many forms, ranging from a sharp stab to a dull ache. Sometimes chest pain feels crushing or burning. In certain cases, the pain ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
17 years experience Neurosurgery
yes: Relatively rarely, a lower cervical radiculopathy can present with chest pain. Obviously, one would want to do a thorough workup of the much more comm ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Radiculitis : A pinched or irritated nerve in the lower cervical/upper thoracic spine can cause the symptoms describes. Less common possibility is brachial neuritis ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cervical spine: A pinched nerve in the neck can certainly cause non cardiac chest pain.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
Atypical: This is atypical for cardiac disease. It is low likelihood for ischemic heart disease. However, if you have age, htn, high cholesterol, family histo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
38 years experience Cardiology
Not likely heart: Shooting pain is most often associated with a nerve problem, as you suggested. It is rare to find heart problems in your age group, and shooting pain ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Could be: It also could be other things and while you don't say L or R and you're female and fairly young, it could even be related to your heart. So, call you ... Read More

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