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What can cause a mild aching pain in top left side of chest?

What can cause a mild aching pain in top left side of chest?

Get to the ED: Chest pain, especially left sided achy pain, could be due to a heart attack... Other possibilities exist of course. Get to the emergency department and get evaluated regardless. ...Read more

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Dull ache on left side of chest near arm pit and under left side of collarbone it bothers me when I lift with my left arm or pick up something heavy I?

Dull ache on left side of chest near arm pit and under left side of collarbone it bothers me when I lift with my left arm or pick up something heavy I?

Dull ache chest: This sounds of orthopedic nature and less likely to be cardiac given your young age (30) and the fact that it is positional in nature. Best to start with an orthopedist. If you can't get in to see one for months, start with a fellowship trained physical therapist. ...Read more

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Dull aching pain on left side of chest. Resting pain stays the same. Heart rate is103.

Dull aching pain on left side of chest.  Resting pain stays the same.  Heart rate is103.

Go to ER: Left sided chest pain should be evaluated. Other symptoms that suggest heart problem are nausea, shortness of breath, sweating episodes, pain in arm or jaw. Risk factors include age, high BP, diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity, smoking and family history or heart disease. ...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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Stiffness on back left side of neck left arm weakness dull ache mid to left side of chest?

Stiffness on back left side of neck left arm weakness dull ache mid to left side of chest?

Need a physical exam: and imaging like X ray and MRI to figure out of you have disk disease in the neck that causes your symptoms. Call a pain specialist and make an appointment. ...Read more

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I havev deep burn/sharp sting on left side of chest for a month. At times sharp pain shoots into left arm and jaw aches gets better with exercise 27 M?

I havev deep burn/sharp sting on left side of chest for a month. At times sharp pain shoots into left arm and jaw aches gets better with exercise 27 M?

Eval: Can’t diagnose with available information. Examination, history & possibly other testing would be needed to make an accurate diagnosis. Treatment would be dictated by diagnosis. ...Read more

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