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My chest hurts when i unbutton my pants its not my heart but my bone in my chest ?

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Dr. Douglas Arenberg
Pulmonary Critical Care 31 years experience
Ribs?: Its a very unusual question, and we don't have much to go by on a forum like this, but when you button your pants you bring your arms together in front of you which uses chest wall muscles (pectorals) if you have any recent chest trauma or heavy exercise you could have some pain from these muscles or where the ribs join the sternum. Its not your heart.

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