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A 48-year-old male asked:

Pinched nerve? short sharp pulsating pain in upper bk & chest. dr eval last wk, no heart/lung prob. pain gone w/ ibupro. poss caused by sports collisn

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Pinched nerve: Seems like pinched nerve. Does moving the arm, back,neck reproduce the pain-that supports musculoskeletal (MSK) especially if previous trauma . What happens when you have a deep breath any sharp pain? Would just ask the doc about possibility of clot, if there is significant pain on breathing- ask today. rarely may also be gallbladder. MSK should slowly improve over time. f/u/ w/ doc
Last updated Mar 30, 2016

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