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Why have I have back pain and sometimes my chest hurts?

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Dr. Steven Ajluni
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Chest pain

Many of the muscles in the intercostal spaces (between ribs) attach both to the rib cage/sternum (front) as well as the spine (back).
Inflammation/pain at either site (front or back) can therefore affect the opposing side.

In brief: Chest pain

Many of the muscles in the intercostal spaces (between ribs) attach both to the rib cage/sternum (front) as well as the spine (back).
Inflammation/pain at either site (front or back) can therefore affect the opposing side.
Dr. Steven Ajluni
Dr. Steven Ajluni
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: See a doctor

I cannot really tell why you have these pains.
You really should see a doctor and have a good examination and medical evaluation.

In brief: See a doctor

I cannot really tell why you have these pains.
You really should see a doctor and have a good examination and medical evaluation.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Thank
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