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Forum Name: Chest symptoms

Question: chest pain left/right side


 grenz - Mon Dec 19, 2005 10:42 pm

Hello,

As of 4 days i have been having this weird pain in my chest. its on the left side mostly. I used to smoke for 6 months, but i quit. I am not coughing blood or have lack of breath. Its a weird pain when i put pressure on it. it doesnt do much. its just under my breast. sometimes it occurs on the right side.

could it be lung cancer?
or what could it be

thanks for any help! :)
 grenz - Thu Jan 05, 2006 10:03 pm

btw it was costochondritis

inflamation of the cartlidge of the ribs

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