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I have pain on my right side of chest?

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Dr. Carin Van Gelder
Emergency Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Caution...

Any chest pain could be worrisome for a heart or lung problem..
. Depending on your risk factors like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, etc. But most are routine- note other symptoms like fever, cough, or history like trauma. Call your doctor, and consider going to an ed.

In brief: Caution...

Any chest pain could be worrisome for a heart or lung problem..
. Depending on your risk factors like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, etc. But most are routine- note other symptoms like fever, cough, or history like trauma. Call your doctor, and consider going to an ed.
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: How old are you?

Right-sided chest pain is unusual for heart disease.
Other possibilities include pleurisy, muscle ache, arthritis, gall bladder disease. If your neck or shoulder are affected, a pinched nerve in your spine could be the culprit. If you have cardiac risk factors and the pain touches your breast bone (sternum), heart disease is still a consideration, albeit unlikely.

In brief: How old are you?

Right-sided chest pain is unusual for heart disease.
Other possibilities include pleurisy, muscle ache, arthritis, gall bladder disease. If your neck or shoulder are affected, a pinched nerve in your spine could be the culprit. If you have cardiac risk factors and the pain touches your breast bone (sternum), heart disease is still a consideration, albeit unlikely.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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