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I have shooting pains in my chest but also have a hard sore lump in the middle upper chest

Hi, I have shooting pains in my chest but also have a hard sore lump in the middle upper chest just of to my left where the ribs start. Have had it for over a month. Sore to push it an after smoking. Im 21 and worried. Thanks.
Asked On : Thu, 9 Sep 2010
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The painful lump could be an abscess get examined by a doctor & take a painkiller till you get a appointment with doctor.The lump requires investigation if you have any other symptom like fever;weight loss etc.
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Answered: Wed, 30 Mar 2011
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