A 37-year-old female asked:
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what causes 15 second throbbing sensation in a small area of chest at the top center of left breast?fear cardiac.pcp says heart ok.

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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Likely muscular: That's not a heart symptom which tends to be exertional, gradual over 10-15 minutes, tight or burning.
Answered on Oct 4, 2015
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Same: This description is even more characteristic of costochondritis than your earlier post. Be well.
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