A 30-year-old male asked:
having pain on left side of heart under armpit near ribcage and stabbing pain under breastbone also shortness of breath every day. wat could this b?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
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.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
Dr. Madhuri Dholakia answered
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Cardiac/PE: The two most worrisome diagnoses that come to mind are a cardiac event (a heart attack) or a blood clot in the lung (called a pulmonary embolus). Both are serious conditions for which you should seek immediate treatment. How long has this been going on?
Answered on Apr 24, 2015
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