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What Is Cause Of Pain In Left Arm Rib With Shortness Of Breath?

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Posted on Wed, 7 Feb 2024
Question: Hello
I am a 51 yr old lady a bit over weight I seem to be having pain under left arm rib area and goes around to the rib under my left breast and well as inner Costo pain right side no shortness of breath no other symptoms just wondering if this is cardiac related …
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Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap (10 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Kindly refer to the detailed information below

Detailed Answer:
Hello

After going through the medical query raised by you I can understand your concern and I would like to tell you that from symptoms it just looks like musculoskeletal issues and nothing related to heart.

However taking into consideration your age it’s advisable to get one ecg and echocardiogram done to rule out any underlying issues.

Thanks and regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. LAKSHMI
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Follow up: Dr. Bhanu Partap (10 hours later)
Hello
I have had MPI in March 2023 and an ecg in Dec 2023 all normal I do have PAC but other than that all normal I have done a recent ecg with my kardia machine and it was normal I still get it under the left breast pain comes and goes but no other symptoms…
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Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap (10 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Hi

Detailed Answer:
Have you checked your vit d and vit b12 levels lately ?

Thanks
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Bhanu Partap (6 hours later)
No I haven’t but am due to see my gp next week
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Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap (27 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Hello again

Detailed Answer:
Then you can get these tests done after consulting your GP. Mean time you can take Tab Tylenol twice a day or 3 days if pain is consistent.

Thanks
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Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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What Is Cause Of Pain In Left Arm Rib With Shortness Of Breath?

Brief Answer: Kindly refer to the detailed information below Detailed Answer: Hello After going through the medical query raised by you I can understand your concern and I would like to tell you that from symptoms it just looks like musculoskeletal issues and nothing related to heart. However taking into consideration your age it’s advisable to get one ecg and echocardiogram done to rule out any underlying issues. Thanks and regards