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Schenectady, NY
A 24-year-old male asked:

Chest pain that won't go away. i take advil (ibuprofen) and still have pain in back,chest,shoulder after fall. can it be heart after 8 months of pain?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Laurence Fox
Specializes in Family Medicine
Unlikely: Heart issues at your age are rare, especially in light of your fall history. May represent a rib fracture or spine fracture near thoracic nerve root . If not acute changes over the last 8 months, then schedule appointment with your doctor. If a sudden change occurs or shortness of breath develops then report to ER
Last updated Jun 20, 2014

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