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weird feeling in left side of chest

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Palpitation?: Often caused by chest wall muscle twitch or an extra beat or two from the heart. Unless this is associated with some other serious symptom it is benig ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Weird...the key word: You are not alone in having difficulty precisely describing chest "discomfort"--many people have trouble with this. Other non-pain words are tightness ... Read More
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Depending on how: long it's been there, it would be a good idea to get it checked by your doctor. It may be nothing, if you're healthy and young, but to be sure, you sh ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathan Ritter
24 years experience Cardiology
A pin prick: sensation in the chest is almost never a dangerous symptom. The bad things that cause chest pain (heart attack, ruptured aneurysm, blood clot to lung ... Read More
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Dr. James Rotchford
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Hard to say.: Probably worth a chest x Ray. Costo chondritis? Costal nerve neuropathy? With the symptoms provided I probably would Not have started with an EKG. ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Chest pain: Left sided chest pain and increased heart rate. If evaluation was normal likely some type of pleurisy. Try course of ibuprofen. If persistent especia ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonga Nfor
16 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac assessment: Phentermine can have some serious heart side effects. You should discuss your symptoms with a doctor!
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
It's time to...: Of course, we doctors would have no idea what a person means when she merely says, "I have a weird feeling". However, a person who has some strange sy ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Needs evaluation: If you feel relief when applying pressure, it is less likely to be a cardiac problem. Nor does it sound like anxiety. Without further information I ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Must check the heart: A visit to one's primary care doctor very soon can help sort things out. If symptoms recur prior to the visit, one can go to the E.R. (A person with ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Levy
19 years experience Clinical Psychology
It could be anxiety: I am a licensed psychologist. Anxiety can cause physical, somatic symptoms such as muscle tension, and tingly sensations. But, what you described als ... Read More

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