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Saturday, April 26, 2008 Magdalena, Community Member, asks

Q: left side under arm chest pain

My husband has a pain in the left under arm part of the chest, should I take him to the doctor,  he feels like if he has gas in the area, but not sure about it?


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nhamel, Health Guide
9/26/08 12:58pm

Hello Magdalena


Unfortunately we have had very high numbers of questions in the past few months. If your husband still feels this way, I would suggest first checking our symptom checker and then if he is still really uncomfortable, taking him to the doctor.

Velma Hobbs, Community Member
12/21/08 8:23pm
has pain in left arm,neck,and shoulder like at the very top. What should I do . Reply
Paula, Community Member
5/19/09 12:43pm

I am 49 year old woman.  Sometimes I have upper left chest pains when I bend down or reach for something with my left hand and also when I laughing. I have been mowing my mother lawn every two weeks for last 2 months. The pains comes and goes it is sharp pain where I have to place my hand on top of it and rub the area down. I have not been sick with cold or flu I do not smoke but I weight 204 lbs. 


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By Magdalena, Community Member— Last Modified: 06/15/12, First Published: 04/26/08