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A 20-year-old female asked:

Hi my husband is having really bad stabbing pains in his left side under his lower rib cage, it is not tender to touch he actually said it feels better when he holds it??

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Any chest pain: especially ' bad stabbing pains ' on left chest , need physician evaluation to make sure is not a heart attack , regardless of age , take him to ER

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Last updated May 21, 2016

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