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Chest pain beneath breast, triggers on sitting down or leaning forward, eases on changing position. Serious?

Hello, I ve noticed I experience a pain in the left side of my chest just beneath my breast , I only experience this pain when I am sitting down and slouched forward, the pain is dull but gradually becomes discomforting enough to the point to where I must change my sitting position and it goes away. Is this something serious? What is it?
Asked On : Sat, 11 Aug 2012
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You need to get an xray chest done to see if there is any thing is the matter with your lungs. Also get a usg abdomen done as some times certain abdominal conditions can also cause this kind of pain. Consult a gastroenterologist to rule out hiatus hernia or diaphragmatic hernia.
Answered: Mon, 20 Aug 2012
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