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What to do if there's constant dull pain on left side of chest?

What to do if there's constant dull pain on left side of chest?

Old or New?: 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 ...Read more

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I have a slight constant pain in my left side chest. Sometimes my heart beat speeds up.What can cause this.

I have a slight constant pain in my left side chest. Sometimes my heart beat speeds up.What can cause this.

Not enough info to : Diagnose properly online. Heart rate is supposed to be variable. Slight constant left chest pain could be muscular, pulmonary, cardiac and should be checked out if you are concerned. ...Read more

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16 years of age. Constant chest pain only on left side of chest. Below collar bone. Only medication is nexplanon.. What could this be?

It is best to see MD: It is still best to see your doctor as we don't have much information to go on by, and also we don't have labs or cxr to look at. Your doctor can order all that for evaluation. Contraceptive pills are risks also for certain things including blood clot. It may all be just muscle or tendon strain but best to be examined. ...Read more

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Pain in my left side of chest constant for 5 days please help?

The size of asia: Left chest pain for that duration is very unlikely from the heart. Most frequent from gastric reflux, ribcage pain from muscle strain, or from a spasm in the back musculature. See a local osteopath for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain in left side of chest and left arm. Pain is not constant it comes and goes. Lasting seconds at a time.

Pain in left side of chest and left arm. Pain is not constant it comes and goes. Lasting seconds at a time.

At age 27: this is not likely to be a cardiac problem...Look to you NECK!! A pinched nerve in your neck at C6-7 vertebrae can cause these symptoms! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Pain in left side of chest above breast. Comes and goes, not constant. Sometimes a sharp pain, today more of an ache.

Pain in left side of chest above breast. Comes and goes, not constant. Sometimes a sharp pain, today more of an ache.

Musculature: If you do not feel a lump, warmth etc., then anything that is sharp or stabbing is usually of musculoskelatal origin (rib, muscles, tendons). Pleurisy would usually be associated with a cough and fever. This pain pattern is not typical of cardiac origin. ...Read more

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Tingling in, what i assume to be, upper lungs. Only assume lungs because its upper right and left side of chest. Not constant, but almost daily. ?

Tingling in, what i assume to be, upper lungs. Only assume lungs because its upper right and left side of chest. Not constant, but almost daily. ?

Tingling upper chest: is it front or back? Could be muscular, or even reflux or vascular. or from impingement ( nerve irritation in shoulder/ neck disc compression), or lesion or even TMJ Rarely MS. Could try Ranitidine(reflux) and motrin/aleve( for impingement/muscular) if not allergic and see if helps. Consider CXR( r/o lung/lesions) and then echocardiogram if everything else is negative F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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I've been having constant chest pains for months on left side of chest. Multiple ER visits normal EKG's and blood work. What should I do I'm worried?

I've been having constant chest pains for months on left side of chest. Multiple ER visits normal EKG's and blood work. What should I do I'm worried?

CP...non cardiac: The fact of your age and recurrent WU negative tales me to Dx Anxiety /panic attack. The medication for that need to be adjusted. Have a good visit with PMD> ...Read more

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