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Why Do I Have A Pain In My Chest
Don't know.: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Many: There are many things that can cause chest pain, but usually it is acid reflux, arthritis of the ribs, anxiety, & much less commonly hardening of the arteries or inflammation of the heart coverings = pericarditis, tumors, splitting apart of the main outflow blood vessel of the heart = aortic dissection. Get checked out by your primary care doctor or a cardiologist. Hrs, md www.Thepmc.Org. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Quite a few causes: Chestwall itself, esophagus/stomache, lungs, heart, pancreas, and even liver problems can cause chest pain. In the young, more likely chestwall itself or reflux is causing pain. As we get older heart disease becomes more common cause of concern. Since u gave only limitted info, it is diiffult to tell what you have. Please repost a more specific question or consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor ASAP: The evaluation of chest pain requires a thorough history and physical exam, review of laboratory data and discussion of many possible contributing factors. At 49, cardiac etiology must be carefully ruled out. They will want to know your family history; any recent physical trauma or strain; your lipid profile; your sources of stress, a physical exam and possibly a "stress test" done on you; md/do! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple reasons: More information is needed to answer that question. However, it could be muscle-skeletal, nerve irritation or inflammation over layer around lung or heart. Unlikely to be heart disease but I would recommend you to visit a physician if it does not get better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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