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

What causes intermittent five second stabbing pain on left side of sternum at the edge of breast? no other symptoms. fear cardiac.pcp says heart ok.

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Chest pains?: Regardless, could be only muscle pain. However, pain in your chest with the symptoms you have described is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP or a cardiologist is warranted. Take care.
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