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Doctor insights on: Right And Left Side Of Chest Pain Symptoms

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On and off left side of chest pain. Heart is fine according to ECG. Should I go see a Pulmonologist or Neurologist? Don't know if I have time for both

On and off left side of chest pain. Heart is fine according to ECG. Should I go see a Pulmonologist or Neurologist? Don't know if I have time for both

Chest pain: An EKG alone is not sufficient to rule out a cardiac source of your pain. A stress test or heart cath may be needed. There are many non-cardiac causes of chest pain as well. You should see a physician about this. ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


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Burning in left side of chest. Pain left shoulder blade when i move my neck.

Burning in left side of chest.  Pain left shoulder blade when i move my neck.

The textbook says...: This type of pain may need a thorough check with an urgent care physician if sudden onset. If it is chronic, see a doctor to evaluate your neck/ shoulder for a muscle sprain/ neck problems, etc. ...Read more

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What usually causes chest pain on the left side of chest?

What usually causes chest pain on the left side of chest?

Possibly: Anxiety can cause excess cortisol, os adrenaline secretion which can cause a number of symptoms, including dizziness, lightheadedness, rapid heart beat palpitations, chestpain, headaches, etc. Try calming yourself down by concentrating on slowing down your breathing over a few minutes if this doesn't help, see your primary provider for further evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are the causes of chest pain in the left side of chest?

What are the causes of chest pain in the left side of chest?

Multiple things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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What kind of chest pain would be cardiovascular related? Is there a distinct type of pain one would feel? I get pain on left side of chest sometimes.

What kind of chest pain would be cardiovascular related? Is there a distinct type of pain one would feel? I get pain on left side of chest sometimes.

Central chest: 'textbook description' of heart-origin pain is heavy pressure in the center of the chest, under the sternum (breastbone). It may also be felt in the jaw or in the left arm. Since the body does not read the book, other locations are possible, esp in women or elerly folks. Most typical would be pain brought on by exercise and relieved with rest. If you have any worries, see your doctor. ...Read more