Discussions By Condition: Cardiovascular disease

Chest and upper back pain, abdominal pain left side?

Posted In: Cardiovascular disease 0 Replies
  • Posted By: pepshi
  • October 3, 2007
  • 05:49 PM

For almost 4 months I have been getting pains in my chest (they aren't as frequent now as before) - in the middle and also on the left. The pain is ussualy in the middle or left side of my chest. Also, the pain I have is localized (not diffused) and it can be either sharp, burning or just aching. Also, I sometimes have pain in my left arm and shoulder, underarm pain on the left, pain in the upper left abdominal quarter. Moreover, I have pain in my upper and thoracic region of my back, and pain and soreness in my neck (usually on the left side). These problems started suddenly, so I was pretty freaked out by them. At first the only pain i had was in my left shoulder and arm - afterwards I had pain in my chest and neck..now...Almost every day i have pain in my upper back. The pain rarely get's worse with breathing, It doesn't seem to be linked to physical effort.I am 23 years old, I don't smoke, I am fairly active, no heart problems for mum or dad - the only downside is that I spend around 8 hours a day at my desk, in my office (on the computer,papers and stuff) .I have had 2EKGs, an Xray and my blood tests...visits to my family Doc...also I have been checked by a cardiologist and as she said it seems there's nothing wrong with my heart. Around a month ago my doc gave me antibiotics for a mild pneumonia and some Calcium (mild lack of this one)..It all should have been fine - still it isn't. Any Ideas?

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