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LEFT CHEST PAIN

I've been having chest pain on my left side sort of right under the rib and I'm not sure what is it? I've had it for almost two years now. I never went to look it up because I thought maybe it's just something minor, but it keeps happening. When I lay on my side or being in a particular posture then it'll hurt and the pain is really sharp. I've never had anything really bad happen before accept for about one year ago when I was in bed about to get up and right when I lift myself up there was such a sharp pain that I feel as if I shouldn't make any move, say anything, or do anything with any sort of pressure or something bad might happen. I want to know what this might be? As of now I haven't experience anything major like hard breathing or heart beeping rapidly etc. I just want to make sure that this is nothing major and if it's just minor then what can I do to stop it because these things do get me very fearful or what might happen to me tomorrow or the next day?.......
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My name is Ike and i am 23 years of age, i feel a little bit pain on my left sided chest when i am deep breathing and when i lay down on my left with my hand...  I dont know the cause for that, pls i want to know what could that be?
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women show different signs of heart problems than men sometimes, but i do agree with freightdog, it could be muscular or you may have a rib out of place and need to see a chiropractor. you should get it checked out though by a dr.  remar
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Hey dude,
I'm no doc, but I'd bet a years pay it's not your heart.  I've had a heart attach, and I visit heart patients as a volunteer;  and I've never heard any heart patient complain of a "sharp pain" or pain "under the rib".  Suggest strongly you see a doc for an MRI--sounds like a muscular thing to me.  It'll put your mind to ease--well worth the bucks.
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