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A 23-year-old female asked:

Am getting sharp stabbing pain on my left side of my chest and some times gets flutters?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 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. Ask your physician to reevaluate your condition. Take care.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Stabbing pain: You may have side pain or side stich which is a short, sharp pain under the rib cage. It is benign and its cause is unknown. Ibuprofen is usually helpful

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