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Forum Name: Chest symptoms

Question: chest pain behind left breast with weakness in arms


 larissak - Mon Aug 06, 2007 1:17 pm

I am a 30 year old woman who had a hysterectomy 14 months ago. I still have my ovaries and have been getting large cysts from time to time. I also have allergies and am taking singulair and advair. My father has had heart problems and has a stint in his RCA. My problem is chest pain behind & under my left breast sometimes radiating to my back, weakness and occasional tingling in my left arm, sometimes right arm also and a general feeling of weakness and lightheaded. This is the second time in the last week of having these symptoms. I have had major increase in heart burn in the last few weeks also.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Sat Aug 11, 2007 3:37 pm

User avatar Pain in the chest area can be from an organ there such as heart and lungs, or it can radiate from another point of origin. At any rate, these symptoms should be evaluated by a doctor. Even if it is coming from something like GERD (gastric reflux) it can require treatment to prevent further damage. I recommend a doctor visit with complete history and physical, perhaps other testing as deemed appropriate.

Good luck.

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