A 16-year-old male asked about a 24-year-old female:
What could be the cause of a sharp deep pain around the heart. it comes and goes. the person does not drink caffeine and has no record of heart probs?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Pericarditis: This can be inflammation in the muscle wall or may be in the heart muscle itself. See a doctor for an ekg, they can request additional tests accordingly.
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