I always get a sharp shooting pain on my left side near my heart but it feels like its inside my heart what could that be
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replied May 31st, 2012
You give us no personal significant information. Nevertheless, be aware that sharp shooting pains in the left chest are almost never from the heart. I discuss such pains in my book for the laity - Chest Pain, When and When Not to Worry, Pelican Publisher, Gretna, 2009.
Please be aware that I am unable to diagnose medical conditions online.


An easy-to-read book about the heart for lay persons. Available at major online book retailers and other fine bookstores.
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