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wife has a pain on her left side a couple of inches above the

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wife has a pain on her left side a couple of inches above the level of her left elbow. on the side of her chest. Is there any organ there that could be troublesome or maybe just some wind. She is 74 and in good health.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

What triggers the pain?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.


we dont know

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
eating? breathing? movement? exertion?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.
not eating, breathing movement so far as we can see. but she does get tired so maybe exertion.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
the fatigue could indicate a cardiac problem

I would get this checked right away in that case.
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Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 3 years ago.
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