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Greenville, IN
A 44-year-old female asked:

Shooting pains in left side of chest, not constant, occurs out of the blue. no other symptoms. i do have fibromyalgia.could it be costochondritis?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Possibly: It is certainly possible especially ifthere is tenderness over those joints. It may also be related to anxiety.
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