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Freeport, PA
A 25-year-old male asked:

What are the possible causes of feeling pain/tightness down below your rib cage? it's more of tightness than pain though.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Ronald Achong
Oral &Maxillofacial Surgery 19 years experience
Many causes: Tightness in the chest area can be a sign of a heart attack. If this persists, then you may want to go see a doctor asap. Urgent care or er. Other causes could be muscle soreness, gastrointestinal issues or lung issues. Please have your md evaluate you.
Last updated Jun 13, 2016


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