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Chest pains but in left side?

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Dr. Michael DePietro
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Not specific

Pain on the left side of the chest can be caused by many problems ranging minor ones that tend to get better on their own ( like a muscle strain) to the very serious and life threatening, like a pulmonary embolism or blood clot in the lung.
A doctor can sort this out based on the kind of pain, other symptoms, physical exam and maybe tests. If persists or severe best to see a physician

In brief: Not specific

Pain on the left side of the chest can be caused by many problems ranging minor ones that tend to get better on their own ( like a muscle strain) to the very serious and life threatening, like a pulmonary embolism or blood clot in the lung.
A doctor can sort this out based on the kind of pain, other symptoms, physical exam and maybe tests. If persists or severe best to see a physician
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In brief: Multiple Causes

Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few.
It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. it is very unlikely that at 28 it is serious but should see a doctor to get more information.

In brief: Multiple Causes

Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few.
It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. it is very unlikely that at 28 it is serious but should see a doctor to get more information.
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