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Really sharp pains in my chest in area where ribs meet at the top someone help please

A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Shieh
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Get checked out: You should get it checked out right away to rule out heart disease, especially if you are older and have lots of other medical problems. There are man ... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Sharp right sided: chest pain is unlikely to be cardiac especially in an 18 year old. It is most likely related to muscles and bones of the chest. A health care provider ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Beaten up as in-: -abuse? Anxiety comes 2 mind first especially if still in the relationship. Seek cardiac eval by PCP then if ok get counseling & out of the relati ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. ADIL KATABAY
23 years experience Pain Management
Please see your doc: You probably have costochondritis which is inflammation causing your chest pain, but please do see your doctor to make sure there is no cardiac proble ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Pleurisy: Your symptoms suggest pleurisy. This can be caused by either a virus or by bacteria. You need to see your doctor for appropriate evaluation which may ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Karpawich
45 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Muscular/skeletal: Several issues: 1. Muscle/bone pain is very common in the young, especially if active and reproduced by movement, deep breathing, etc; 2. Sharp-stabbi ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam recommended: Burning chest discomfort may be.due to an inflamed esophagus but to be sure, I recommend that your physician examine you. If it's felt to be esophagit ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Jarrard
20 years experience General Surgery
If not better soon: Give a few days. Apply some moist heat, take some NSAIDs for pain and anti-inflammatory effect, and don't re-injure or traumatize (take it easy). If ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
It sounds like you: have some kind of a chest wall problem. You need to see a health care provider for an evaluation. This does not sound like a cardiac or pulmonary issu ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Chest pain Hand ting: Suspect hands tingle because you are scared by chest pain and breathing too fast you get alkalosis. Go to uptodate.com and read about it. Cardiac anx ... Read More

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