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Experience:  Internal Medicine--practice all of internal medicine, all ages, family, health, prevention, complementary medicine, etc.
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May name is ***** *****. I am having stinging / buring pains

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Customer: May name is ***** ***** Smith. I am having stinging / buring pains in on my chest and lower neck area.
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Customer: I don't know what elase to say. No neck or shoulder pain only in my chest and lower neck area.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


Any new set of symptoms like this warrants a physical exam.

We do not diagnose or treat here, but can set you in the correct direction.

Depending on your age and other factors, this can be heart disease.

It can be a disc problem in the cervical spine, the neck.

It can be acid reflux.

It can be a musculoskeletal problem.

I would be evaluated today, even in urgent care or the ER.

EKG needs to be done, along with an exam, and any other indicated testing.

OK, so that is an initial answer….

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