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A 22-year-old female asked:

Sharp pain in left side of chest under breast when i sometimes take a deep breath been noticng it the past week, esp if lie down on my left arm age23

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Dr. Tamanna Nahar
Specializes in Cardiology
Atypical CP: Your description sounds sounds less like pleuritic (lungs) and more like costochondritis (musculoskeletal) pain. Without any other history it does not sound like a heart attack. Costochondritis can be treated with anti inflammatory medication such as nsaids.

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Last updated Nov 4, 2015

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