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Does chest pain under the left breast always mean heart attack?

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Dr. Ester Kwok
Internal Medicine
14 doctors agree

In brief: No

Left sided chest pain has many causes (ribs, lungs, heart, esophagus, stomach, breast, muscular, etc.
.). It is best to see a doc who will ask the appropriate questions to delineate the cause of one's pain, perform an exam, and perhaps order additional testing.

In brief: No

Left sided chest pain has many causes (ribs, lungs, heart, esophagus, stomach, breast, muscular, etc.
.). It is best to see a doc who will ask the appropriate questions to delineate the cause of one's pain, perform an exam, and perhaps order additional testing.
Dr. Ester Kwok
Dr. Ester Kwok
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not always

No not always. But heart problems should be considered and ruled out.

In brief: Not always

No not always. But heart problems should be considered and ruled out.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
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