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A 46-year-old member asked:

For a day i've had pain in the left side of my chest. could this be serious?

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Dr. Neil Ellis
Anesthesiology 13 years experience
Could be many things: Typically left sided chest pain is looked at very seriously. It could be from ribs, joints or the muscle. It could also be a sign of a heart attack. Left sided chest pain should be checked out to make sure it is nothing serious.

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