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Grayslake, IL
A 38-year-old female asked:

What causes 30 second pinching pains on lower part of left breast below nipple, and to the side close to armpit? fear cardiac, pcp swears heart ok.

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Dr. Jodi Ritsch
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Unlikely heart: That would be an unusual way for heart pain to show up. Breast pain is often caused by caffeine or hormone fluctuations. Try cutting out caffeine if possible.
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