A 35-year-old female asked:
I have a dull pain/ache in my sternum and left side of my chest and arm. feels almost like i have sore muscles in those areas and it intensifies if i slouch. should i be concerned?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Impingement: There may be an impingement of a nerve in a vertebra in the upper spine or lower neck because there appears to be a positional component to your symptom. A spur or bulging disc could be the cause. A neurologist is best to evaluate you and order appropriate testing which may involve an MRI of the lower neck or upper thoracic spine.
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Last updated May 9, 2020
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