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Sylmar, CA
A 21-year-old male asked:

Can nerve damage cause this on & off upper left back and left chest pain (twitching, burning)or what can it be?!? had ecg stress test normal 1 year ago

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 18 years experience
Nerves twich & burn: It would be highly unusual to find these symptoms attributed to the heart in a 21 year-old. Damage or pathology involving nerves (peripheral or central) is the most likely explanation for these symptoms. Non-organic causes are also possible if symptoms are unchanged over the past year.
Last updated Aug 1, 2013

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