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Are chest cramps serious? They have occurred on and off for several months on the left side. Never happens during exercise.

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Dr. Steven Fine
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Could be

Could be musculoskeletal, muscle spasms, lung problems or many other problems.
However, any chest pain (even if it doesn't occur during exercise) could be related to the heart, and should be checked out by a doctor asap.

In brief: Could be

Could be musculoskeletal, muscle spasms, lung problems or many other problems.
However, any chest pain (even if it doesn't occur during exercise) could be related to the heart, and should be checked out by a doctor asap.
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