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A 29-year-old female asked:

I have sharp pain in what feels like my heart when i breathe. also sharp pain in left arm between elbow and wrist as well as shoulder. please help!!!

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Dr. Ayyaz Shah
Dermatology 28 years experience
Pain: Pain that's reproducible on inspiration and palpation of the affected area of pain is typically suggestive of costochondritis, Your pain and symptoms sound like they may possibly be of muskuloskeletal origin?. However, It would be a good idea to visit your doctor and get a cardiac workup to rule out any more serious underlying cause.
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