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left side right underneath rib cage hurts. getting tight pains and feels like its tearing?

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Dr. Hashmat Rajput
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Tearing chest pain: Tearing, tight chest pain under underneath left rib cage is serious problem. It may be heart, aorta, or pleuritis. Please go to er and have ct scan of chest to rule out above conditions, specially aortic dissection. Thanks.
Answered on Jan 28, 2014
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Dr. William Jakavick
37 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Muscle strain?: I would have it looked at asap you may have a pulled or strained muscle, or even a torn muscle, possible broken rib, get it looked at to determine what it is and the best course of treatment.
Answered on Apr 1, 2014
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