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

What causes sharp short stabbing pains in left side of chest? duration 5 sec. non exertional. can't reproduce them. pcp says heart ok. fear cardiac.

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 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 for re-evaluation or a cardiologist is warranted. Take care.
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