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

What causes sharp stabbing pain directly between breasts. doc says heart is ok. some pain in middle and upper back. muscular? anxiety?

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 14 years experience
Could be: musculoskeletal. Which could involve joints between vertebrae in the thoracic spine under stress from segmental misalignment, could be rib pain, pain from the joint between rib and cartilage or cartilage and sternum or could be muscular. Need a good physical exam.

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Last updated Apr 3, 2016

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