A 22-year-old male asked:
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from time to time i get a sharp stabbing sensation in my chest that goes away as soon as it comes. breathing seems to worsen pain when it occurs.

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Dr. Tamara Modilevsky
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Tight muscles: The short lasting stabbing chest pain in a otherwise healthy 19 year old male are usually related to tightness of chest muscles provoked by anxiety. Try to relax.
Answered on Feb 25, 2018

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