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A 31-year-old member asked:

What leads to chest and arm pain for young people?

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Dr. Rajendra Tripathi
Orthopedic Surgery 45 years experience
Heart attack: These days heart attack has become disease of youger people. Age of victims of mi is getting youger and youner all the time so you are not immune to it. Having said that there are many more causes of chest pain like inflammation of ribs, pleurisy pneumonia, costochondritis, even chronic cough pectoralis muscle strain due to weight lifting etccan give chest and arm pain.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

What can cause chest/arm pain?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Many things: Many things, including your heart. See your doctor right away.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What is causing chest and arm pain?

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
Wound care 25 years experience
Need more info: How bad is it? Is the pain on the surface at the rib or deep in the chest? Does it come and go or change with coughing? Does it move? Does it radiate anywhere else? What makes it worse? Activity? Eating? Breathing? Did you injure yourself? Is it improving or worsening or the same.Other symptoms? Fevers? Chills? If worsening or a/w shortness of breath see an md. If severe call 911.

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Last updated Apr 24, 2015

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