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A 21-year-old female asked:

Had stabbing pain in various places of my chest for a week, recently more concentrated to my heart when i breathe, more severe now. reason to worry?

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 15 years experience
See a doctor: for a physical examination and necessary work up. It maybe something simple like an out of place rib, causing pain or it could be a lung, heart, stomach, gallbladder or intestinal problem that refers pain to the chest.
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