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Does chest pain include pain that seems to be in the ribs in the back of the chest?
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Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
Surgery - Thoracic
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Anything about that part of the body bordered by the neck above, and abdomen below is part of the chest.
Your particular question refers to the chest wall.

In brief: Yes
Anything about that part of the body bordered by the neck above, and abdomen below is part of the chest.
Your particular question refers to the chest wall.
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Yes heart disease, aortic dissection and blood clot in the lungs which are all life threatening conditions can cause pain in the front or back of the chest.

In brief: Yes
Yes heart disease, aortic dissection and blood clot in the lungs which are all life threatening conditions can cause pain in the front or back of the chest.
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
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