A 22-year-old female asked:
Ache in upper right chest, as well as up right side of neck and down right arm ending before elbow. hurt more with breathing.
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General Practice 53 years experience
Muscle strain: Excessive strain of pectoralis major or minor muscles could cause these symptoms. Did you do some heavy lifting or pulling? Use heat & rest, & if symptoms worsen or continue see osteopath for diagnosis & physical therapist for treatment. You didn't reference a cough or shortness of breath. These would be symptoms of more serious problems. Absent neck pain, a pinched neck nerve is remote.
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Last updated Feb 20, 2015
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