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Upper left back pain could it be heart

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Doubtful: It is doubtful that this is heart related. However, you women have strange heart symptoms and should be included in your workup as well as chest x-r ... Read More
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Back pain: The pain is more likely to be related to your cervical spine than your heart.
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Possibly: Its important to establish a diagnosis. It could be from 1) referred sources including: neck, abdomen, and heart. 2) shoulder sources include: arthrit ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Most likely: Musculoskeletal pain.
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Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Thoracic HNP: Pain around this area suggests a high disc herniation (as long as other illness has been conclusively ruled out). Thoracic and/or cervical MRI would b ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Herniated disc: There are several possibilities for this pain. Herpes zoster (shingles), an inflamed rib head as it inserts into the spine, or a herniated disc in the ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Collins
40 years experience Family Medicine
Muscular?: Often, sharp, brief pains in the chest are due to strained ligaments or joints In chest wall where rib joins to breast bone, called costochondritis. W ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Well...: being that your only 30 it's unlikely but not impossible. If you are a smoker, overweight, have high cholesterol OR high blood pressure and if heart ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Estrada Bernard
37 years experience Neurosurgery
Evaluate: Get evaluated to rule out a neurological basis for the symptoms
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
15 years experience Internal Medicine
See a doctor: Without knowing your other symptoms or medical history, it would be hard to tell if it's heart related. The location of the pain could also due to pan ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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Muscles!!!!: Think flesh/tissue and not bone/ligament/disc with chronic pain! began selfcare with a wellness program of vits, magnesium glycinate, sleep hygiene, e ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Sheynin
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Be concerned about aorta, see you doctor for evaluation
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerves supplying: your chest ORIGINATE in the THORACIC spine (Upper back) and it sounds like you may be pinching a nerve causing referred pain in the chest! Apply some ... Read More
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