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I'm 28 years old asian male.i have a chest pain.it's been around 3 years now.it happened last night.it occurs on the left side below the breast and lasts for about 5 minutes.it isn't very painful but it hurts more when i take a deep breath.thank you.

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Time to see a doctor: Random intermittent brief chest pains means one should talk with his doctor. In young adults, chest pain could very rarely be a heart attack. It more likely is something such as myocarditis, pericarditis, other heart symptoms, costochondritis (inflamed rib cartilage), pleurisy, or anxiety attack symptoms. The ER can evaluate, if a patient is not able to contact a primary care doctor.

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Last updated Sep 25, 2019

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