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A 22-year-old male asked about a 22-year-old male:

i hve chest pains which last seconds, is it cardiac related heart problem or coronary artery blockage.? my ecg, blood work, normal cholesterol levels

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 13 years experience
Unlikely the heart: At your age. More likely simple mechanical rib or cartilage dysfunction in the chest wall. Find a good osteopathic physician or physical therapist to help you.
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Benign: Likely benign costochondritis = arthritis/bursitis of the ribs.

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Last updated Aug 31, 2013

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