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A 24-year-old male asked:

I get chest pain usually in morning when i try to wake up or try to turn or stretch. what is it ? why is it happening?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Sounds muscular: It surely sounds like a muscular type pain. You have intercostal muscles between your ribs, pectoral muscles overlying your chest, and costochondral junctions that attach your ribs to the sternum (breast bone) - any of those can become sore and act up when you move and stretch.

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Last updated Apr 11, 2014

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