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Everytime I breathe in my heart tightens and feels sore.. this also happens when I yawn too. About a week or so ago I had a sharp pain in my left side breast and I had a heart murmur so I got an EKG done and everything turned out fine but my doctor said I have something called pleautric chest pain and that I should just take Advil. Advil didn't help and now I have new symptoms, should I get different medication? What causes this? I work at a pet store and lift 25 pounds and over everyday, should I stop? Do you think this new pain I'm feeling is something different or has the chest pain just worsened?

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replied December 22nd, 2017
Heart Disease and Heart Attack Answer A62822
The pain that you have described is most likely due to Musculoskeletal inflammation.

Such Pain usually increases on specific movements or on direct pressure on the affected area.

Such pain can respond to medications like Ibuprofen 400 mg taken three times a day. This generally resolves within a week.

If the pain is intolerable or you have difficulty breathing, consult a doctor who can get a Chest xray which can rule out any chest injuries.

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