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Dull chest pain in pinpoint spot on left side of chest, happens usually when i get cold and stops when i warm up. What is this? Im 21 years old.

Dull chest pain in pinpoint spot on left side of chest, happens usually when i get cold and stops when i warm up. What is this? Im 21 years old.

Costochondritis: You probably have costochondritis, inflamation between the rib cage muscles. Can also cause pain when you breath. Less likely cause, but causing the same symptoms is pleurisy, inflammation of lining of the lung walls, sometimes due to pneumonia. ...Read more

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Hi Dr, I am seeing dark purple veins appearing on left side of chest ? is there any concern I should be worried about?

Hi Dr, I am seeing dark purple veins appearing on left side of chest ? is there any concern I should be worried about?

No , just watch if .: Watch if it changes. There is no significance to an enlarged vein unless there is a nearby growth or tumor. Just look around for anything obvious. I doubt if you will find anything as its cause, unless you develop any new symptoms in the future in which case a physical examination should be done with a physician. ...Read more

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I get mild angina on the left side of chest in one pin point spot when i get cold. Goes away when i warm up. My siblings have heart murmurs? Wat is it

I get mild angina on the left side of chest in one pin point spot when i get cold. Goes away when i warm up. My siblings have heart murmurs? Wat is it

Not angina: That's not angina (angina is the word used to describe the symptom of inadequate circulation in the heart muscle). Angina is never a discrete spot in your chest-it's a diffuse, hard to point to sensation of tightness or constriction affecting a broad area of your chest that begins during exertion and is relieved by resting. Heart murmurs are completely unrelated. Many are benign. ...Read more

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Sore, red area next to right nipple x2 days. Now one of the veins on rt side of chest is dark purple (extending from my nipple to clavicle). Causes?

Sore, red area next to right nipple x2 days. Now one of the veins on rt side of chest is dark purple (extending from my nipple to clavicle). Causes?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities - an area of redness could indicate a skin infection (cellulitis) or infection of the breast (mastitis). If this is sore or painful, it's best to have it examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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There is a pain on the skin on left side of chest both in back and front but seems to be on the skin, can it be any symptom for heart problem ?

There is a pain on the skin on left side of chest both in back and front but seems to be on the skin, can it be any symptom for heart problem ?

See a doctor: Do you have any risk factors for heart problems? Any past congenital heart disease? Pressure pain with activities? Any rash in the skin area? Did you have chickenpox? Shingles mostly happen in older patients. Rare at 31y/o. Vitamin deficiencies, fibromyalgia, to much alcohol, autoimmune disorders, burns, nutrition deficiencies. All the above are causes of skin pain and allodynia(pain on touch). ...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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Feeling pain in left side of chest , arm and jaw is it anxiety symptom?

Feeling pain in left side of chest , arm and jaw is it anxiety symptom?

Medical evaluation: Anxiety is possible, but other medical problems need to be addressed. Sometimes people with your symptoms have problems with the heart. Please get a medical evaluation soon. If these symptoms persist or are worsened by exercise, please go to an emergency room. ...Read more

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There is pain in my right side n left side of chest n stomach n pain in both shoulder cn you tell me what it cause ?

There is pain in my right side n left side of chest n stomach n pain in both shoulder cn you tell me what it cause ?

Don't ignore: If this pain is more than mild and has begun within the past day or two, it could be an acute problem needing urgent attention. An example would be bleeding into the abdomen with irritation of the diaphragm, which often causes not only abdominal pain but shoulder pain. If it has been going on for a much longer period, it is much less likely to be immediately life-threatening- but don't ignore it! ...Read more