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A 30-year-old female asked:

I have a discomfort on the left side of my chest, over my breast towards the middle. feels like i must stretch my chest coz something is either clogged on is not in its correct place. also, i'm experiencing numbness in my left arm, short breath?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
See a Dr: Chest pain with left arm numbness and shortness of breath are the hallmarks of a heart attack. For someone your age this would be unusual, but it is worth having a Dr do a thorough exam, some labwork and maybe even imaging. There are some congenital problems that can cause heart symptoms and if caught early, can be treated.

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Last updated Jun 11, 2020

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