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sharp pains on the right side of my chest

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Fo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Get checked.: If you are still having pain with breathing, get checked. It is impossible to tell you what may be going on, as we don't have enough history. However ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Likely benign: But a good evaluation by a physician or osteopath would appear reasonable. www.thepmc.org.
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A female asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
40 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Likely Chest Wall: You do not give age or other history in general your symptoms are suggestive of muscle wall spasms, rib injury or mid back problem. There is a possib ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: I just don't know how sharp chest pains could ever be considered "good" (!), but it's unlikely to be your heart. Other considerations include pleuris ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Likely muscle strain: Get checked just to be safe !
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Left abdominal: Sharp pain just below the left rib cage is often due to gas entrapment which may be in the left colon or in the actual stomach. If you feel bloated it ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Emergency! Go to ER : Please all 911. Sudden facial numbness might be an evolving stroke. Immediately call 911. Do you have other risk factors besides diabetes for stroke ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Varadarajan Subbiah
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Many reasons: Reason can be ardiac, gastrointestinal, or musculoskeletal. If with your chest pain, you have shortness of breat, nausea, vomiting, sweating, or ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Variety of things: Unfortunately, based on the information provided, it is virtually impossible to arrive to a more or less definite diagnosis. Rib, gallbladder, less li ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Wallach
Specializes in General Practice
Don't ignore: Rib pain or any chest pain should always be checked out by a physician. the character of the pain, duration, sharp or dull, associated symptoms will h ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tri Huynh
Dr. Tri Huynh answered
16 years experience Gastroenterology
RUQ pain: Your description of your current symptoms appeared to be related to gallbladder dysfunction. You might want to discuss with your local doctor for fur ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Go to ER NOW: You might be having a stroke or a heart attack. This may turn out to be nothing serious but it could be life-threatening. We can't diagnose you furthe ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Peter Bee
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Kidney pain usually present with localized tenderness at the bilateral flank regions, which may radiate to the lumbosacral spine and inguinal area. T ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
SeekMedical help NOW: Any Chest pain, especially with a description over the computer of "Sharp and stabbing Left sided" needs to be evaluated ASAP to assure it is not card ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Muscle Spasm: If it's you that's experienced these symptoms, most likely get his muscle spasm likely on the side of your neck causing spasm of the muscles in the ba ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: Difficult to answer as to the etiology of the pain without the advantage of a medical exam. There are many possibilities, many minor, some more serio ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Pains: Back pain can be annoying as you are finding out. Massive pain should be evaluated to help diagnose and then treat your issues, best wishes.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Afshine Emrani
27 years experience Cardiology
Get worked up: At your age, it is very unlikely to be heart related and most likely either from breast or muscle or reflux related. You need to see your doctor but ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: These symptoms can only be adequately diagnosed only after a thorough evaluation by your doctor. This may include labs and other satudies. Once all ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Don't know, but...: Do have this evaluated by your primary care provider. This deserves taking a careful medical history, and doing an exam. Good luck. Lg.
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A member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Pleuritic chest pain: Is what you are describing. A common cause is a viral or bacterial lung infection but here are other conditions that can be more serious. A lung inf ... Read More
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