A 22-year-old male asked:
Why does my left pectoral muscle, arm and side of chest hurt so much? it is preventing me from sleeping. also i don't any symptoms of heart problems
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Dr. Thomas Deberardinoanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Pec Major injury?: The Pectoralis Major muscle and tendon course across the chest laterally across the axilla to insert onto the arm bone. Pain about the muscle may be a symptom of a muscle strain or partial tear. This injury usually occurs during weight lifting. Seek an orthopaedic evaluation if the symptoms persist for more than a week
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