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Grayslake, IL
A 37-year-old female asked:

Brief pain in top of left breast after 1.5 mile walk. doc says heart is ok! muscular?

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
Probably muscular: The pain is most likely musculoskeletal, or coming from a muscle or joint. Reassuring that pain occurred after walk, not during, and was brief. Might be helped by icing or maybe heat such as heating pad. In my mind, ok to observe this and if it doesn't recur, nothing further needs be done. Keep up the walking!

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Last updated Aug 23, 2014

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