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A 32-year-old male asked:

Myself 32, having mild pain at one point of right side of chest from past 2 weeks for few seconds , ecg, stress test and troponin test normal. what is the reason? do i need to do go for chest xray or is it some cardiac issue?

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Dr. Alonso Morales Medina
Dr. Alonso Morales Medinaanswered
Specializes in Medicina Interna
Precordial catch: Precordial catch syndrome is a non-serious condition in which there are sharp stabbing pains in the chest.These typically get worse with breathing in and occur within a small area. Spells of pain usually last less than a few minutes. Typically it begins at rest and other symptoms are absent. The underlying cause is unclear. Pain may be from the chest wall or irritation of an intercostal nerve.
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Last updated Jul 7, 2019


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