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Rome, NY
A 41-year-old male asked:

Woke up 2 days ago with pulled muscle in my mid/upper back. pain at times shoots through my chest and takes my breath away. is this normal?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Not normal: to have chest pain. It could be a serious condition such as angina, aortic dissection, or pulmonary embolism. You should be seen by a doctor for specific diagnosis and proper treatment.
Last updated Mar 2, 2020

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