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My left kidney is hurting. What could this be ?

Hi, im only 17 very healthy except for my left kidney is hurting which im going to go to the doctor about, anyhow last night all of a sudden my heart started feeling pain, blood pressure is normal heart rate is normal but there is a pain and the pain is in the same area on my back too what could this be I need to see doctor immediately ? Its not extreamly horrible but it is substantial could this be dietary? I don t know please help im quite worried Thank you for anything...
Tue, 15 Dec 2009
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I agree that you should see a doctor. Pain in the heart should be going from the centre of your chest and radiating outwards and to your left side. I recently experienced chest pains, and they did not match these symptoms. They felt like pressure in the chest and pain in the general area of heart or stomach. The 3 different diagnoses from three different doctors were; - Stomach problem- I took pills for stomach and pancreas (don't know why)- nothing happened; - Muscle "contracture"( not sure of the english word) in the chest- the theory was that I had a pulled muscle in my chest(?) and it was causing pressure- muscle relaxants and anti-inflammatory were useless; - Anxiety attack- took anxiety pills for 10 days- problem solved, probably issues regarding my about to be born Baby- everything turned out fine thank you-it's a girl. Bottom line is, they all checked the heart first and then tried to find other solutions. You should check it too. It might not be anything, but the heart is just too important not to check.
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