Thank you for the query.
The chest pain
never should be neglected. Although heart attack
is less possible at your age, at least heart ECG should be performed as there are several reasons for heart problems at your age like muscle heart infection.
The pain that is coming from the heart in most cases is a burning or squeezing pain radiating to left armpit, left shoulder or left side of the face. It bring anxiety like feeling within.
In your case, the reason of your sufferings is intercostal neuralgia
. This condition is caused by the nerve that is between your ribs is getting compressed. Such pain should go away by itself. If not, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (like ibuprofen) should help. In some cases when nothing helps at all, some local anesthetic
medicine can help (intercostal nerve block
Hope this will help.