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A 40-year-old female asked:

For the last few weeks, i have been encountering a dull aching and tender feeling on the left side of my chest. now, within the past week it feels more intense through my back and upper side. i have a 2 year old 35lb baby. strained or pulled muscle?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
If you are left handed and you carry your child so often, you probably make the right diagnosis. Strained or pulled muscle is likely the cause if the discomfort is exacerbated with physical activity which involves the muscles in that area.
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