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Yesturday I started getting very sharp constant pain under

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Yesturday I started getting very sharp constant pain under my left arm to my chest. Also under my left shoulder blade. The pain went up the left of my neck to my jaw. Behind my eye. My head was hurting so bad. Today my chest hurts. Like tender and sore. My left breast area. I feel like vomiting. Is this stress?
JA: Have you ever dealt with this before? Are you having any shortness of breath?
Customer: When I breath deep it hurts in that tender area of the left. I get fatigued easy it seems.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Last summer I had a clot in my right lung.
Submitted: 28 days ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Janne Nissinen replied 28 days ago.

Hi, I'm Dr. Nissinen.

How was your blood clot treated, are you still taking medication for it?

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
A blood thinner. No longer taking meds.
Expert:  Janne Nissinen replied 28 days ago.

Any palpitations, any shortness of breath?

Expert:  Janne Nissinen replied 28 days ago.

Also did they ever figure out where the blood clot came from?

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
It hurts to deep breath. To cough...etc. it's not shallow to where I am struggling to breath. As long as I am relaxed.
Customer: replied 28 days ago.
Never figured it out. Could not tell me if it be due to birth control. Could not confirm due to a lot of traveling.
Customer: replied 28 days ago.
Dr. Did feel more due to the travel. Could not confirm.
Expert:  Janne Nissinen replied 28 days ago.

Honestly, if you had no history of a blood clot I would not be very concerned, however given your history of having a blood clot it does raise your risk for another one. Pain as what you are describing could be just from muscles but if the underlying lung is affected it can also cause irritation of the lining of the lung which would cause pain upon a deep breath. I believe you should be checked's better to be safe than sorry.

Customer: replied 28 days ago.
Did ultrasound on my legs could not tell me if the clot came from my legs.
Customer: replied 28 days ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Janne Nissinen replied 28 days ago.

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