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I have a sharp pain in my left side chest. I also have family history of heart problems.

My left side of my chest has a sharp pain. I am 15 years old physically fit and really am not very stressed. I have had an EKG and it was normal. I also have family history of heart problems. I do not do any illicit drugs
Asked On : Tue, 24 May 2011
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Hi,Shane thanks for query.The cause of sharp pain may be external muscular pain due to some stretching or pulling due to some activity or sports.Try applying some analgesic over that area and avoid lifting weight for few days with that arm.bye.
Answered: Tue, 24 May 2011
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hi shane,welcome,
it is due to
1-muscle cramp
2-any injury to rib or muscle
3-any infection like pneumonia(any way it will have some more symptoms like cough .....)
4-indigestion and gas formation
consult a physician and take opinion
thanking you
Answered: Tue, 24 May 2011
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