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Saturday, November 07, 2009 3toad, Community Member, asks

Q: What is it when you feel like you have an air bubble underneath your ribcage that causes discomfort?

For the past week I've had slight pain- like a pricking of a needle and mild discomfort underneath my left ribcage. I'm 32 and to the best of my knowledge, healthy. I've had a lot of stress lately with my job and my mother passing await last month. She died from cancer and it was rather sudden. Could this be angina? Or some other heart problem or is it indigestion or heartburn? Or something else entirely.

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Lisa Nelson, Health Pro
11/10/09 7:36pm

Hi 3toad,

 

Here are links to information you may want to review:

 

Acid Reflux Symptoms

Angina Symptoms

Heart Attack Symptoms

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

Heart Healthy Tips

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harry88g, Community Member
11/23/09 12:42pm

Don't know. Possible clogged artery. Advise see doc soon!

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By 3toad, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/24/10, First Published: 11/07/09