A 35-year-old member asked:
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my doctor says that i have muscle spasms in my chest and they were going to go away. where are these muscles ?

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Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Intercostal Muscles?: There are probably over 100 muscles effecting your chest movement with the intercostal muscles being the most numerous.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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