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I have cervical stenosis and fibromyalgia. With activity my upper chest area aches with severe pain. My thoracic MRI was good. What could cause this?

I have cervical stenosis and fibromyalgia.  With activity my upper chest area aches with severe pain.  My thoracic MRI was good. What could cause this?

Coronary arteries ?: 59yo female reports chest pain with exercise. Physicians generally rule out the most worrisome pathology ascribed to symptoms patients report. Before all other considerations, a 59yo women with chest pain upon exercise needs an in-depth evaluation for angina pectoris and coronary artery disease. If a workup is negative, then consult with an Osteopath. These symptoms require expeditious evaluation. ...Read more

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Pain on left upper chest area right under shoulder blade. Is that my lung or my heart. Andcouldihave infection. Cough andbreathing difficulty?

Pain on left upper chest area right under shoulder blade. Is that my lung or my heart. Andcouldihave infection. Cough andbreathing difficulty?

Lung more likely: Pain as described is much more likely to be from the lung, but it should be checked out especially if long standing, worsening, or increased by exertion. If pain worsens with movement of arms but not with breathing could be muscular from peri scapular muscles. ...Read more

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What does pressure and pain in upper left chest area indicate?

Possibly Heart: There are many reasons you might have chest pains - one possibility is a narrowed heart artery causing angina. This typically occurs with exertion and resolves with resting. Symptoms might be a pressure, pain, burning or tightness in the chest which radiates to your neck, jaw, shoulder or arms. Other risk factors include smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure and a family history of heart dz. ...Read more

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Sharp, shooting pain in upper right chest area when taking a deep breath or coughing?

Sharp, shooting pain in upper right chest area when taking a deep breath or coughing?

Possible nerve issue: This could be a variety of causes. It could be an irritated nerve. It could be muscular. It could also be an inflammation of the area where the rib inserts, costochondritis. typically all of these are self-limited, but an evaluation if it persists is warranted. ...Read more

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Burning pain in upper left chest area. Have had multiple ekg's amd doctor can't find anything wrong. 47 y/o wife.

Time to look at all : Other causes. If your cardiologist has excluded the heart. Check with a gastroenterologist and then possible get upper GI scope done. There ar many other possibilities but the next step is gi. ...Read more