Discomfrt left thorac rgn
From last two days, I am having a tolerable but continued pain on my left part of chest which includes muscles above rib cage, neck,shoulder, upper arm. It started out as a uncomfortable fast rate heartbeat and then the pain distributed to the nearby connecting body area when I tried to massage the muscles at that moment. Slowly the heartbeat decreased but there is a slight prolonged pain (like cramp) in the muscles of my left upper chest region (e.g. neck, shoulder, upper arm, and center part of left chest) I am an above average obese. 5 ft 9inch with 105kg wt. I have never had any history of chronic illnesses. Is this alarming? What should I do. Was this event normal or is it an example of cardiac malformed behavior?
Doctor Answers (2) on Discomfrt left thorac rgn
Looks more like a muckoloskeltal pain How ever a cardiac pain should be ruled out first Get ECG Echo and cardiac enzymes done Dr Ashish Srivastava General Physician, Clinical Cardiologist
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