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Sharp Pain On Right Middle Chest
Everytime I take a breath, or bend down or move to a different height, There is a sharp pain in the middle right of my chest. Why is this?
Can't tell: Need an evaluation to r/o pleurisy/ collapsed lung/ lung infection/ Embolism!! ...Read more
Propped phone btween my face /left shoulder. Min's later had very sharp pain in right side to middle of chest. Then under right shoulder blade. Heart?
Neck strain: Possibly injured neck. Rec you see an orthopedic doctor if not better soon. ...Read more
I am having carotid artery sharp pain on right side and shoulder neck arm pain along with chest pain in center. Is this serious?
Could be: That could be serious. The most troublesome thing you said is that you have chest pain in the center. Undiagnosed chest pain in a 47 year old who reports, as you do, a history of angina, should be further evaluated, especially if it's new, occurring more often, with less effort, lasting longer, or getting worse. ...Read more
Reason can be ardiac, gastrointestinal, or musculoskeletal.
If with your chest pain, you have shortness of breat, nausea, vomiting, sweating, or the chest pain goes down your left arm, this maybe a sign of a heart condition. You should call 911 or seek medical attention immediately.
If you do not have the above symptoms, I would seek the advice of a primary care doctor. ...Read more
Causes of chest pain:
emergent causes: needing immediate attention- heart attack, aneurysm, clot in the lungs, pneumonia or pleurisy, cholecystitis
non urgent causes: esophageal spasm, acid reflux, costochondritis, musculoskeletal causes, intercostal neuralgia
check with your doctor. ...Read more
It could be any: Of the 100's of causes. It could be from the heart and circulatory organs, lungs and respiratory organs, esophagus and GI organs, nerves, musculoskeletal causes, skin origin, breast related. It is impossible to say without further details, examination, and imaging tests. Go see a doctor. ...Read more
Ans: Could mean many things. You are vague with your compliant best to see your doctor and have a thorough exam ...Read more
See a doctor: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal to respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should contact your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed after their assessment. ...Read more
Need exam: Chest pain of course is known to be associated with cardiac disease, however many other causes are more frequent. Gastroesophageal reflux is common cause of chest pain, referred to as heart burn. Musculoskeletal changes related to trauma or inflammation of ribs and muscles around chest can produce pain. The most important thing is to see physician for physical examination and if indicated imaging. ...Read more
Rib cage: Sharp pain increased by a deep breath and with associated tenderness may come from a rib or a pinched nerve that is between the ribs. Heart pains are usually not sharp it wouldn't be from the lung if the area is tender to touch. Esophageal origin is unlikely without gerd type symptoms or trouble swallowing. Have your physician examine the area if the discomfort persists and an x_ray may be ordered. ...Read more
Rule out angina: At your age and sex you need to make sure this is not an heart-related pain. See a doctor for a stress test and ekg. If that is normal consider tzietz's syndrome, which is an inflammation of a joint where a rib joins the breast bone, and which readily responds to cortisone injection. ...Read more
Usually muscle pain:
You are still young to have serious heart condition unless there's a strong family history of it.
Go mention to your dr the kind of chest pain you have.
Sharp chest pain which worsens with body movement, deep breathing or tender when you press on it is usually muscular or pleuritic (lining of lung is inflamed) in nature
he may recommend an ekg just to rule out underlying heart disease. ...Read more
More info needed: The exact nature of the pain plus your age and health information are needed. Pain lasting a second or so, for instance is not very worrisome. If you are older and it occurs with exertion, that would be very worrisome. How severe, how long it lasts, associated symptoms, etc. Are important to know. In addition, an examination and some simple tests are needed to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Needs to be checked: Sharp pain in left side of chest needs to be evaluated asap. Seek medical help go to er. ...Read more
Why do I have this sharp pain on the right side of my chest that only let my lay on my right side?
Exam: You need to be examined and get a chest xray. If your pain is so severe that you cannot lay on your left side go directly to the ER or UC clinic- NOW! ...Read more
This is the second time I get a real sharp pain in my chest to the point where I cant move. What can it be?
Chest pain: Pain in your chest can be from multiple causes. Your heart, lungs, stomach or chest wall. Usually these pains are not from a serious problem, but it is hard to tell the difference sometimes. If these pains are new and bothering you get checked. ...Read more
I have a sharp pain that comes and goes (about the last hour) on the left side of my chest. I'm 23 female. Should I be worried?
The most common cause in a young female is costochondritis or inflammation of the chest wall. Other causes are puncture lung, pericarditis, pleural effusion & pleuritis.
It should improved with anti inflammatory agents (if not allergic), if shrt of breath or persist seek evaluation. ...Read more
Sudden sharp pain slightly above middle of chest while bending down. Lasted a few secs. Then hurt when I tried to move a certain way.?
Air in colon?: Sometimes when we eat fast, hope our food or swallow air we can get gas in the colon. When trapped around the splenic flexure (mid left chest) it can cause sharp pain that can get worse and sometimes better with movement. However pain in your chest may be something serious. If pain doesn't immediately go away or if you have other issues like high blood pressure or obesity, you should be evaluated ...Read more
I am feeling sharp pain in my chest and I know only get it when I complete a large amount of activity and then sit down. What is this pain?
Hard to tell: Without examination and adequate history. See your PCP or cardiologist ...Read more
Whenever u get mad/angry or really pissed I get a sharp pain in my chest until I calm down. I always have since I was younger, what causes this?
Muscle spasm: Anger releases "fight" type hormones and causes a variety of body reactions. Since you are a young female and have had this problem for a while (chest pain caused by anger, not exercise), it is probably not your heart. However, anger can increase heart attacks in susceptible people. Your pain is probably from acid refluxing up from your stomach into your esophagus, or from muscles tightening. ...Read more
What can cause the sharp pain I have in the left side of my chest. When I bend over and get back up and I feel a pop. Sometimes just sharp pain happen?
See your doc: If you feel like a pop in your back it could be your ligaments in your spine. But if it causes persistent sharp pain, have yourself checked by your doc. ...Read more
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
CP - lots of causes: Detailed history and physical. Type aggravating, relieving factors, risk factors for heart blockages. It could related to the heart, lungs, GI tract (stomach) or skeleto-muscle. ...Read more
Could be many things: Depending on the severity, timing and location the pain could be due do food in sensitivities, problems with your gut, kidney problems, pancreas, gallbladder, constipation or diarrhea to name a few. If the pain is severe, prolonged or just causing significant discomfort, get checked out by your primary care and they can help determine a plan of care. ...Read more
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