A 31-year-old member asked:
what causes pains on the ribs, chest, waist and on the left side of the abdomen?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Can't say...: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal to respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF IT'S NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIATELY
Last updated Jul 21, 2014
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