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A 36-year-old member asked:

Any ideas on why chest wall pain won't go away?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 32 years experience
Depends: On the cause. Unable to comment without further info. See your doctor for full evaluation.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

How can I get chest wall pain to go away?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Chest pain: The cause of chest wall pain informs the treatment choice for the pain. Your doctor can evaluate the situation and recommend the treatment.
A 40-year-old member asked:

I have chest wall pain, and it goes to my breast--what could be causing this?

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Dr. Crystal Twynham
General surgery, Breast Surgery, Cancer Surgery, Bariatric (weight loss) surgery, Endocrine surgery, Minimally invasive surgery 34 years experience
Muscle spasm: You have two big flat muscles in the chest -- the pectoralis muscles. If they spasm, it causes very intense, sharp stabbing pain, which can go to your breast. Comes and goes, might be brought on by using your arm/back/abs on that side. Massaging your chest (just like rubbing a charley horse out of a calf spasm) can help. If this occurs with exercise, eating, strong emotion --> check out heart.
Valley, Alabama
A 28-year-old male asked:

Does chest wall pain come on suddenly then kinda fades away ?

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Dr. Harinder Gill
Cardiology 40 years experience
Chest pain: Chest wall pain classically is exactly fully reproducible by local palpatiion of the area of pain;and it can be of sudden onset
A 32-year-old member asked:

What are the tests for chest wall pain?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
We have to be: Careful, about possible cardiac origin, if that was addressed the second will be x-ray, cat scan and nerve block. This usually address most of the issues.

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