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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: feels sharp or stabbing, stinging or burning sensation) (worsened by: after sudden movements,...

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Dr. Kenny Chuu
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Musculoskeletal: Hi Sorry to hear that you have been having pain. Likely what your are describing will get better on its own eventually. Rest from physical activity that strains that area will help. Possibly it is related skeletal/cartilage/muscle pain, given that it is related to movement. Would be happy to discuss further through inbox consult if you wish. Hope this helps! Feel better soon

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