U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 19-year-old female asked:

sharp pains in heart area and ribs, worse wen lying down on any side. had chest pain for 3-4months with no answer. fast heart rate at all times.

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. ADIL KATABAY
Pain Management 24 years experience
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 problem.
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Pleurisy or pericar: This could be pleurisy or pericarditis. Ask to see a cardiologist: need echo, ct chest.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
Last updated Feb 22, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.