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I'm having intermittent chest pain on my left side , but my blood work is completely fine and I've been working out (cardio and strength) and have had?

I'm having intermittent chest pain on my left side , but my blood work is completely fine and I've been working out (cardio and strength) and have had?

Chest pain on my left side: Have you ever had, chest trauma, such as MVA, months or years ago. Or pneumonia, or L side fluid collection which required drainage. Have you had imaging of the chest; CXR, CT or MRI. if not I suggest to have them done, to rule out any other condition, such as chronic pleuritis, or pulmonary disease, or even rib fracture. In these conditions the blood testing will be normal. Go to a Dr. request t ...Read more

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I am having intermittent chest pain on my left side. Underneath my left breast. Pain is pretty sharp. Could this be my heart?

I am having intermittent chest pain on my left side. Underneath my left breast. Pain is pretty sharp. Could this be my heart?

Chest pain: Among the many possible causes of chest pain are inflammation of muscles or cartilage, reflux of stomach contents, lung disease and heart disease, the latter two including blood clot in the lung and heart attack. Best to see your doctor for complete examination. Sudden onset of chest pain warrants emergency evaluation. ...Read more

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Having dull chest pain left side comes and goes but mostly at night when in bed?

Having dull chest pain left side comes and goes but mostly at night when in bed?

Check with your doc: Chest pains can come from narrowed arteries in the heart. However this usually occurs with exertion and resolves with rest. A pain in the chest at night could also be from acid reflux or some other GI problem. Or it even could be from some muscular or rib pain. I suggest calling your doctor for an appointment to discuss further. ...Read more

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I experience burning chest pain, left side. Is it heartburn?

I experience burning chest pain, left side. Is it heartburn?

Likely: More than likely it is heartburn but if you start developing any nausea, sweating, or radiation of the pain you should seek expert consultation. To be safe, it would be best to see a physician so you can get an EKG and blood work. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I have chest pain, left side almost center, above nipple?

What do you advise if I have chest pain, left side almost center, above nipple?

Cardiac evaluation: Chest pain should be discussed with your physician. There are many causes of chest pain - it does not have to be cardiac, but the key to a good workup is a good history and physical exam by your physician. Chest pain should not be taken lightly! particualrly if you smoke or are a diabetic - this needs to be discussed with your doc. You may end up with a stress test. ...Read more

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I all of a sudden got sharp chest pain left side felt it more when I stand it hurts but it doesn't hurt much when I sit but I do feel it. Fatigue.?

I all of a sudden got sharp chest pain left side felt it more when I stand it hurts but it doesn't hurt much when I sit but I do feel it. Fatigue.?

Cp: Chest pain can be due to several causes. In a 20 year old it is unlikely to be due to heart problems, it looks more like musculoskeletal strain. However get checked with your doctor. ...Read more

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