A 42-year-old member asked:

What could be the cause of a repeating pain, almost similar to a muscle contraction, on the left side of my chest?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 48 years experience
CP: Chest tightness or pain could be due to various reasons- musculoskeletal, acid reflux, hear problems, esophageal spasm, gall bladder disease, aneurysms, blood clot in lungs etc. If you are having pain for so long , you need to get checked.
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