Buffalo, New York
A 20-year-old female asked:
I get brief pains 3 inches down my collar bone on the left side.also on the side of my arm.brought on randomly.muscles/skeleton or heart?
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Cardiology 33 years experience
Likely musculoskelal: Short and sharp and random: these features all suggest musculoskeletal origins. Cardiac pain usually is described as heavy dull or burning; lasts typically minutes not seconds; and is brought on by physical activity.
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