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Crown Point, IN
A 50-year-old female asked:

Pain on right side of breast area not far away from armpit. feels tight and dull pain on deep breath. is not painful to touch. smoker. heart attack?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Matthew Wilson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 15 years experience
Not likely: Pain from a heart attack is almost never worsened by taking a deep breath. However, the exact cause of your pain may be any of many possibilities; some are more serious than others. I recommend prompt evaluation.
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