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A 30-year-old female asked:

I have chronic left chest pain. not sure if its in my breast or behind. doctor won't order tests and told me to take advil (ibuprofen). its not working now what ?

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Dr. Sanjay Agarwal
Pulmonology 28 years experience
Left chest pain: Differential for a left persistent chest pain can be broad and finding the cause is important. If your doctor is not working it up, and advil (ibuprofen) is not helping, did you try changing ergonomics? From your name you appear to be young at 19 and no reason to be having chest pain.. If concerning, change doctors, and start with a cxr....
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Last updated May 10, 2021

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