Can you describe the exact area of pain? Is he having nausea?
Is he still having pain? Any other symptoms? Any change in bowel movements?
Is the pain on right side or left side of chest?
is he still having pain?
What is his blood pressure?
Most likely it seems to be non cardiac causes of chest pain like acid reflux , costochondritis , anxiety , stress,muscular pain , pinched nerve .
It seems a mascular pain.This condition is called as Costochondritis.It is an inflammation of the cartilage joining ribs to chest bone. It is this inflammation that causes the sharp chest pains inside the chest wall. yes e should check his heart rate too
He also needs to get a precautionary EKG to rule out heart disease . he can take tab motrin, and do get medical checkup from doctor.
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