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I have a herniated disc in my neck and mid back, I sometimes get brief pain in my shoulder blade and chest area.Is that my back or maybe my heart?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Hard to say

It can be hard to say as both conditions can cause similar symptoms.
It would be a limitless unusual for a 21 year old to have cardiac disease, but I would not hesitate to be seen, particularly if you have any associated shortness of breath or jaw pain with it.

In brief: Hard to say

It can be hard to say as both conditions can cause similar symptoms.
It would be a limitless unusual for a 21 year old to have cardiac disease, but I would not hesitate to be seen, particularly if you have any associated shortness of breath or jaw pain with it.
Dr. Edward Hellman
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