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Experience:  Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years
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I keep getting a pain above by breast near the shoulder.

Customer Question

I keep getting a pain above by breast near the shoulder. What could this be.
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: For about a month. I thought it just may be due to GERD. I have that. But it has been coming and going more often.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have adrenal insufficiency, NAFLD, SIADH, hyponatremia, Lupus SLE (it is in remission right now).
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 11 months ago.

Hello,

Myself Dr Josh. and I’m happy to help with your question today.

Please provide me the following information so that I can address your concern-

What is your age & gender?

Do you have pain in center of chest-down the throat?

Any pain in movements of shoulder joint?

Any burning/pain in upper abdomen above the navel?

Waiting for your reply…

Thank you.

Kind Regards

Dr.Josh

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
46 Female
I sometimes get a chest pain that comes and goes. I also have a burning in the throat at times.
No pain in shoulder
no pain in the abdomen
Expert:  Dr Josh replied 11 months ago.

One last question before I give you the final answer:

Does the chest pain increases with exertion like upon walking?

Do you have pain or numbness in left arm?

Waiting for your reply…

Thank you.

Kind Regards

Dr.Josh