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What causes severe stabbing pains in chest?

Hi there. I am currently experiencing acute stabbing pains in my left-centre area of my chest with every heartbeat. It has subsided a bit now after 5mins or so. I have/had no other apparent symptoms. Is this anything to be concerned about? Thank you
Tue, 30 Sep 2014
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Pain Medicine & Palliative Care Specialist 's  Response
hi
all sort of chest pains can have one or the other related problems
please evaluate with an ekg,chest xray,cardiac enzymes,echocardiography to rule out the specific cause.
chest pain should never be neglected
i suggest you to meet the cardiologist for the same
take care
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What causes severe stabbing pains in chest?

hi all sort of chest pains can have one or the other related problems please evaluate with an ekg,chest xray,cardiac enzymes,echocardiography to rule out the specific cause. chest pain should never be neglected i suggest you to meet the cardiologist for the same take care