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What can cause left sided chest pain in a young

Patient: What can cause left sided chest pain in a young adult?

 

 

Doctor: Hi.Thanks for your query, albeit small and specific.The causes of pain in the left side of the chest in young are:-Costochondritis-Myalgia-Pleural inflammation-infected cysts or so- very rarely heart problems-Acidity causing GERD is usually in the center but can be on the left side.Once needs a good clinical evaluation, actual physical examination, tests as needed to get to the root cause and have a treatment plan.I hope this answers your query.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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