A 27-year-old male asked:
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last few hours, pain low and to the left side of the back. in last few minutes moved to chest. doesn't feel like muscle, no injury, should i visit er?

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Dr. Warren Wolfe
58 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: This type of pain can be be serious or benign. Need a medical exam to decide. Go to ER NOW.
Answered on Jul 5, 2014
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Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Sudden unexplained back and chest pain can have several causes, some of them serious. So it's best to get evaluated right away.
Answered on Jul 5, 2014
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