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A 32-year-old female asked:

I had a very sharp like stabbing pain in my left chest just below my breast and couldnt take a long breath.got better after few minutes and no signs of pain now.was i having a heart attack??

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Sharp chest pain is not usually from the heart. Since it lasts from minutes, I think about several things rib, and upper back pain comes to mind. Lung and stomach problems issues are also possible. See a doctor in person
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