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A 38-year-old female asked:

What causes 5 second stabbing pain in left chest between breast and collarbone?muscle?stress test, ekg ok, 30 day monitor showed pvcs.

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 50 years experience
Nothing serious: Sharp pains that only last for seconds are not due to anything serious. Most often they are due to anxiety and can be ignored. You should work to reduce your stress level. One way to control this problem is to do daily exercise, especially in the form of walking. It will help you to reduce your stress, anxiety and depression. Getting closer to nature has a soothing effect on your mind and soul.

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Last updated Nov 28, 2014

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