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A 40-year-old female asked:

im feeling twisting tearing pain on my left side of my chest. it hurts everytime i take a breath. what can it be?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 45 years experience
Possibilities are: Lung problems, such as pneumonia, pleuritis, pneumothorax, pulmonary embolus; or chest wall problems such as costochondritis, muscle strain, mastitis, shingles. Too many to name them all, and some could be serious. See a doctor to help you figure it out.

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A 30-year-old male asked:

I have a pain on my middle chest part when ever I am facing downwards for some time, and as well my left side chest hurts ones In a while.

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Dr. Reza Emami
Specializes in Family Medicine
Chest pain: You may have some musculoskeletal pain, but you also need to have an evaluation by your primary care provider for further evaluation possibly an EKG and a chest Xray, I hope this helps.

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Last updated Nov 2, 2016

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