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sharp pain in upper right chest area

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Kager
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Possible nerve issue: This could be a variety of causes. It could be an irritated nerve. It could be muscular. It could also be an inflammation of the area where the rib ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Generally: Such pain as described are usually attributed to musculoskeletal issues. However an examination and full history is indicated
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Chest pain: Does it increase with taking a deep breath? Is it affecting your breathing? Asthmatics can have a spontaneous pneumothorax that can cause such symptom ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mousumi Kundu
24 years experience Family Medicine
Chest symptoms: I would suggest following up with urgent care or regular PCP soon as you need your heart and lungs to be checked numbness and tingling in the upper ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See a cardiologist: There are many possible causes for a chest pain like lung problems, muscle pain and gastrointestinal problems. Regardless, chest pain is always a "red ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Sounds muscular: Sharp pains typically represent pain when inflamed tissue is moving (like chest wall/abdominal wall ). Symptoms described as heaviness ("someone sitt ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It could just be: Musculoskeletal pain however i'd still recommend u see ur dr and get checked for a heart and lung condition.More prominent veins on right arm could be ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
That could possibly: represent pleuritis which causes well localized pain with respiration. Also, if there was any trauma, a rib fracture is possble and could be undetect ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Chest wall pain: At your age you likely have costochondritis. This is a irritation that develops between you ribs and sternum. Try antii inflammatory.
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Dr. Carl Spivak
27 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Back : Back problems are not usually aggravated by breathing. They are not usually limited to shoulder blade and chest. I recommend being checked out by yo ... Read More

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