A 37-year-old female asked:
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what causes 1 sharp pinching pain in chest at the edge of sternum where it meets left breast while walking up stairs?pcp says heart ok.fear cardiac.

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Same: This description is even more characteristic of costochondritis than your earlier post. Be well.
Answered on Jun 23, 2014
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Likely muscular: That's not a heart symptom which tends to be exertional, gradual over 10-15 minutes, tight or burning.
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Such kind: pain that last seconds are usuall not angina. Muscular skeletal issues and non specific problems can cause such
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