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Sharp shooting pain from lower left chest area down to stomach for the past 3 years

sharp shooting pain from lower left chest area down to stomach sometimes, (usually a few times a day) i get this sharp shooting pain that lasts 1-2 seconds in my chest, the pain is in a line from my chest to my stomach area, also sometime from left mid stomach to right mid stomach, im only a teenager so what could happen to young people, this has been happening for about 3 years i think. i seen stuff about left chest area but i never get this in left chest area, so what could this possibly be?
Asked On : Mon, 8 Aug 2011
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  User's Response
hi welcome to HCM.this type of shooting pain can be due to cardiac problems,costochondritis or better get 1 ecg done,if this is due to gastritis then avoid spicy food,junk food,coffee,tea,take food on proper timings,dont miss the food,try to avoid taking much tension and have a good night sleep in the night.consult a physician for ECG.
thanks bye
Answered: Mon, 8 Aug 2011
General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Thanks for query,
Even you are teenager history is so typical that cardiac cause should always be ruled out.
Go for ECG.
You might have costo chondritic pain,
You might have gastritis also.
Take milk,butter milk,butter.
Avoid fried,spicy and junk food.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Mon, 8 Aug 2011
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