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mostly constant left side chest pain

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The pain is mostly constant. Sometime the sharp pain is quite painful, other time not as painful. It seems to be worse when I breath deeply, or sneeze. I have been having very bad pollen allergies this week which doesn't help.

Also on the left side, once in a while I get some discomfort on my left lower jaw (gums/teeth area). The discomfort seems worse at the some time when my chest pain is the most painful.

I'm only in my early 30s and I don't smoke. I have some minor asthma problem (in the winter time mostly, but it is summer now). I also have a history of GERD and stomach ulcer. I am not tall and not obese, though I can lose a few pounds.
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replied July 30th, 2012
It is unclear where your pain is located, but some of your comments suggest that the pain is in the left chest. Esophageal reflux will not usually cause pain in the left chest, but might cause some jaw discomfort. Your allergies would not explain left chest pain, and the pain is unlikely from the heart or lungs.
Conclusion: I don't know why you have left chest pain, but suspect that the origin is musculoskeletal. Please note that you have not mentioned your occupation, habits, past history, family history, dietary pattern, etc.
If the pain persists you should consult with your physician.
Please be aware that I am unable to diagnose medical conditions online.


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