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Burke, VA
A 34-year-old male asked:

crushing pain on right side of chest (pectoral area to armpit) worsened overnight. radiates to back more now. same area and near spine? help?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mark Williams
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
See a doctor now!: "Crushing pain" in the chest pectoral region, even on the right side, for no apparent reason is concerning. I recommend seeing a doctor ASAP to rule out things that are not simply musculoskeletal, including serious and potentially life threatening conditions that may involve the heart and / or lung. Don't wait.
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 55 years experience
Reason not clear: but crushing pain should be checked stat

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Last updated Mar 26, 2018

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