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Chest pain above right breast, occurred while trying to sleep. Cause of worry?

Hello. I m a 13 year old female and I have chest pains on the right side of my chest, slightly above the right breast . It started today when I was trying to fall asleep. I couldn t because of the pain. It has been going on for quite awhile and I know it s rare for a child to get problems and such but I just want to know what s wrong after reading the many possibilities of diseases and disorders online, I m a little paranoid.
Asked On : Tue, 4 Dec 2012
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Welcome to HCM.
Pain is most likely due to muscular involvement.
It usually occurs after improper position during continuous sitting,sleeping,working and also seen with b12,folic acid,calcium deficiency.
Take nsaid to subside pain during episode.
Apply nsaid gel locally.
Start b12,folic acid,other vitamins,calcium supplements.
Avoid stress,Take proper sleep,eat good nutritious diet.
If it persists then start medications under guidance of your family physician.
Answered: Sat, 23 Nov 2013
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