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Pain on multiple parts of chest, occasionally cough black mucus. Have quit smoking. What could be wrong?

I am having pain on multiple parts of my chest for the last 2 months....i also sometimes cough out black mucus ....after smoking about 4 cigeretes per day for the last 4 years i quit about 3 months ago....the pain in my chest lasts for about 30 secs or less and then goes away and i have these pains many times throughout the day....i went to the 3 different doctors and he did an chest x-ray ,upper GI- endoscopy , ultrasonography and a lot of blood tests and everything came out normal and good.All the docters said my chest pain is muscle pain.But i am feeling panicked since this is going on for so long this chest pain.I am 23 years old height 5 feet 9 inches weight 69 kilos....please be kind enough to tell me what you think is wrong with me...please...
Asked On : Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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Hi Arun,

The problem you are describing can be due to muscular pain as suggested by many doctors to you. Although according to description, you have investigations done to rule out the causes associtaed with condition of lungs and gastric condition.
In my opinion you should have also consulted to a cardiologist to rule out the possibility of any cardiac pathology which may be causing this pain. Although it is rare at this age, but it is important to rule out the cardiac pathology in chest pain.
I would suggest you to consult some doctor and have investigations done to rule out the cardiac pathology for chest pain.

Thanks and take care.
Answered: Tue, 5 Feb 2013
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