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    Is it apt to take anxiety medication while suffering from pain in left side of chest?

Hi I am 25 and ive had psin on my left side of my chest for about a week now. The dr did sn ekg x rays snd blood test, everything came out good but i still have the pain. I feel like my heart is seollen since it feels like pressurethey gave me pills for anxiety but the pain doesnt go away
Tue, 31 Dec 2013
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hello

There is possibility of rib contusion due to pressure injury.

Rib contusion is not always visible on X ray .You may need to do MRI or HRCT
There is possibility of costochondritis leading to chest pain.
I will advise to consult to orthopaedic surgeon


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