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A 41-year-old member asked:

what can cause a mild aching pain in top left side of chest?

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Dr. Carin Van Gelder
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Get to the ED: Chest pain, especially left sided achy pain, could be due to a heart attack... Other possibilities exist of course. Get to the emergency department and get evaluated regardless.

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A 40-year-old male asked:

Good morning for long time pain in my scapula area and and left side of my upper chest sore to tuch muselbiopcey on monday I don't know what the looking for?

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Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 24 years experience
Unusual case: You have left muscle pains. You are scheduled for a muscle biopsy of this area monday. Ask your doctors what they hope to find with the biopsy. Have a family member present who can write down the answer do you can review later.

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