A 25-year-old female asked:
what does a burning painful sensation on left side of chest mean?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Donald Colantino answered
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Nonspecific: There are various potential causes of a burning sensation in the left side chest including incipient shingles or other inflammation of rib cage nerves or muscle, rib pathology, skin infection if redness is present, esophagitis,heart, pleural, breast or lung disorders. Your physician would have to take a thorough history and system review and perform a physical examination, order tests to diagnose
Answered on Sep 29, 2019
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