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Sharp pain that comes and goes on left side of chest. Been hurting on and off for two days. Also, get winded easy but am also over weight. Bp 123/69?

Sharp pain that comes and goes on left side of chest. Been hurting on and off for two days. Also, get winded easy but am also over weight. Bp 123/69?

So,recurrent chest: Pain and(associated? ) shortness of breath makes me want to rule out a heart attack in an emergency room, right away. Other possible symptoms of acute heart disease are palpations, dizziness,nausea, profuse sweating, sense of impending doom, relieved with rest, made worse with exertion, and radiation of chest pain to L arm/shoulder, neck,jaw, back. Also, important to remember, women present different from men ...Read more

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Having to gasp for air nonstop every day for 3 months & sometimes have a sharp pain in left rib everytime I breathe. Been to dr, didn't find anything.?

Having to gasp for air nonstop every day for 3 months & sometimes have a sharp pain in left rib everytime I breathe. Been to dr, didn't find anything.?

Chest pain/ SOB: I do not know what your doctor did, but you should not be having these symptoms. Get rechecked. Although he or she did not find anything on exam is possible this could be ashtma that would be transient. Other possibilities to. ...Read more

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I swallowed air with a drinkyesterday and it caused a sharp pain and now I feel bloated 24 hours later and have pain drinking and eating. What is it?

I swallowed air with a drinkyesterday and it caused a sharp pain and now I feel bloated 24 hours later and have pain drinking and eating. What is it?

Aerophagia: May be gas from air. Try simethicone to break up the gas, eat lightly juices(apple, grape) white rice, try massaging the abdomen/ walking to move the air Also maalox may help relax the GI tract to pass gas. Avoid caffeine, alcohol smoking,spicy foods. Not mentioned what you were drinking so may be associated gastritis try ranitidine f/u /w/ doc ...Read more

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I have been having sharp pain in my left shoulder, specifically when I breathe. It feels like air trapped in my shoulder. What can I do?

I have been having sharp pain in my left shoulder, specifically when I breathe. It feels like air trapped in my shoulder. What can I do?

Pleuritic pain: Pain like this is from one of two sources. Either the top of your lung or from under your diaphragm on the same side. Often pain like this is transient and may be relieved with typical anti inflammatories. You can see your doc to discuss if this does not improve with time. ...Read more

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I have a really sharp pain behind my right rib cage that feels like an air bubble and I cannot take a deep breath what should I do?

See a physician: This could reflect a problem in your lungs/chest cavity — anytime a patient has difficulty with breathing, I would certainly recommend seeing a physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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My front tooth is sensitive and sends a sharp pain when in contact with other teeth. Also, the gums above it feel numb and feels like it's an air sac?

My front tooth is sensitive and sends a sharp pain when in contact with other teeth. Also, the gums above it feel numb and feels like it's an air sac?

See a dentist: Could be a number of problems. The tooth must be evaluated by a dentist who can examine, take x-rays and make appropriate suggestions. ...Read more

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I now and them get a sharp pain in my left breast like a wind is stuck can it be my heart? I never had heart problems but are a bit paranoid

I now and them get a sharp pain in my left breast like a wind is stuck can it be my heart? I never had heart problems but are a bit paranoid

Unlikely BUT: More likely mechanical chest pain such as vague things we refer to as costochondritis, chest muscle strain, and of course, the old standby: Anxiety. If your family history is positive for heart disease and you are overweight, diabetic, smoker, poorly conditioned, and haven't seen a doc in a while then, a checkup would be wise just to get a set of hands and some electrodes on you for a look-see. ...Read more

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What's wrong with me. My legs ach like only the skin and not on the inside. There's a sharp pain that runs through my foot. My legs only feel better with heat. And cold air makes it worst. The sharp pain in my foot comes evry so offten

One : One possibility would be neuropathy, which is a condition where the nerves become very painful in the legs (and rarely the hands). Neuropathy can occur in diabetic patients, patients with toxin exposure, and sometimes in patients with no risk factors. Another possibility would be reflex sympathetic dystrophy, another painful nerve condition, but that usually happens after trauma. Of course arthritis is another possibility. Please see your primary care doctor and fully describe your complaints so that they can perform the appropriate testing. ...Read more

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I have a pain in between my chest and shoulder that only when I move it sends a sharp pain. In Spanish, we usually say we caught air howdo I get rid of?

I have a pain in between my chest and shoulder that only when I move it sends a sharp pain. In Spanish, we usually say we caught air howdo I get rid of?

Musculoskeletal pain: If the pain gets worse with movement and,if you press certain point on the chest/rib area and is tender then it is due to inflammation of the cartilage. Anti Inflammatory medicine like Advil/Aleve may help you.
If you have cough, fever or Heart condition please seek the doctor's advise. ...Read more

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Why do I feel my lungs aren't getting enough air? I randomly keep getting a sharp pain on my lungs/chest that goes to my back when I breathe in deeply.

See your doctor: Sharp pains can be due to something call pleurisy or irritation of the lung lining. It can be caused by infections and other problems. When it comes to your lungs it is always best to go see your doctor! ...Read more

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Hi I have had chest pain on my right side since yesterday I think it may be trapped wind it hurts when breathing in sharp pain and when I lie on right?

Hi I have had chest pain on my right side since yesterday I think it may be trapped wind it hurts when breathing in sharp pain and when I lie on right?

Inflammation : Inspiratory chest pain can be from inflamation of the lining of the lungs (pleurisy) caused by infection (pneumonia, etc) and other conditions. Pain may also originate for the joints between the breast-bone and ribs. See a doctor if OTC pain killers and NSAIDs like naproxen or ibuprofen do not help ...Read more

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When I breathe in a lot of air or twist and stretch I have a sharp pain in my lower left abdomen any idea what's wrong?

When I breathe in a lot of air or twist and stretch I have a sharp pain in my lower left abdomen any idea what's wrong?

AEROPHAGIA: AEROPHAGIA = Eating Air. It is frequently seen in IBS. It Is very common people are always on the run eating and drinking too fast. Focus on eating and drinking slower avoid carbonated beverages/Gaseous vegetables I recommend GLUTEN FREE DIET.WHOLEAPPROACH.COM If symptoms persist or worsen. You need full exam, labs and GI work up. ...Read more

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Had Colonoscopy Tuesday 2check on U. C, Biopsy &Polip taken. Now air pains but also sharp pain lower right on movement still. Maybe air/ bruising?

Pain: IF the pain is only with movement that is actually a good sign. If this pain persists or is associated with fever or pain at rest notify your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in lower right pelvic region. CT says no abnormalities, only thing is air in appendix (which isn't fully viewed) Could it be appendicitis?

Sharp pain in lower right pelvic region.  CT says no abnormalities, only thing is air in appendix (which isn't fully viewed) Could it be appendicitis?

Air: Seen in the appendix is generally a good & normal finding often indicating no appendicitis. But a complete evaluation by a doctor is necessary. Many things cause pain & would need evaluations for ovary cyst, urinary infection, kidney stone, etc. ...Read more

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Stress fracture of the base of the 5th metatarsal. Air cast for a total of 18 weeks. I am now having sharp pain again but neg xray? What to do next?

Let me explain: Having pain means you still having problem. I would advise you to have MRI on the foot to see if the bone healed and if you have other issues.
Stress fracture on the base of that bone is not very commonly seen. ...Read more

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Sharp pain feels like spasms in left back?

Sharp pain feels like spasms in left back?

Spams: You probably right as back aches are usually muscle spasms sometimes the can signify kidney problems so see a doctor if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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For like 3+ weeks I have a sharp pain in my back what should I do?

For like 3+ weeks I have a sharp pain in my back what should I do?

Stretch, ice, NSAIDs: If you have just some mild back pain which is non radiating, simple hamstring stretching, icing of the back and some over the counter anti-inflammatories are a good first step. If the pain is radiating or the pain persists, you should see your medical doctor for further work up. ...Read more

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Why is it when I scratch one part of my body I feel a sharp pain somewere else, like it's a nerve im scratching?

Why is it when I scratch one part of my body I feel a sharp pain somewere else, like it's a nerve im scratching?

Need : More information to determine if it follows the same dermatome. If it dose then you are irritating the that innervates that dermatome. Otherwise, you have referred pain ...Read more

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I'm having rlb pain but it doesn't feel like it's my back if that makes sense. Usually a dull/sharp pain. What could be the cause?

Displaced rib?: If no specific trauma or if you have the pain after lifting something or coughing, it may be a posterior rib he'd out of place and this can masquerade as anterior chest pain. This could also be intercostal myositis and be in the muscle between the ribs. Either way easy to fix manipulation to put the rib into place works well and anti inflammatories and muscle relaxants work too. ...Read more

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I often getting pain on my left lower rib. I am not sure when it is coming. It is coming suddenly like a sharp pain.

Unclear: You are describing pain in the left lower rib cage are female and thirty. Start with writing down each time you get it. Note the time, when you last ate, what you were doing right before and what if anything made it go away.
If you are getting these pains once a week then take this information to your doctor and he/she can start to help you. Hopefully it will be self limiting. ...Read more

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I keep feeling this sharp pain around my head it comes and go. I never felt like this what could this possible be?

I keep feeling this sharp pain around my head it comes and go. I never felt like this what could this possible be?

Headache.: This is a headache although to describe it better I would need to know more about the nature of the headache / location / associations, etc. It would be reasonable to try a non steroidal agent such as Ibuprofen or naproxen. ...Read more

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I get a sharp pain in my lower back when I stand for a long on the left side. Its like a pinch... Could it be a nerve?

It could be but more: Likely it is more related to a structural problem in your back in terms of load bearing across the joints of your back like facet joints or the discs or even a sacroiliac joint issue. So avoid prolonged positioning and keep in shape in terms of exercise, weight control and not smoking. If it worsens or does not improve, get evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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I'm having a little pain on top of my head. Feels like a little sharp pain when it rubs up against anything. Need I see a Dr?

I'm having a little pain on top of my head. Feels like a little sharp pain when it rubs up against anything. Need I see a Dr?

Yes see doctor: Any kind of head should not be taken lightly.while most likely not serious it warrants an exam by a doctor ...Read more

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I have had a constant sharp pain on my left side lower back.It’s been like it for nearly a week now. Worse when I’m sat down?

I have had a constant sharp pain on my left side lower back.It’s been like it for nearly a week now. Worse when I’m sat down?

Keep a movin: Of course the most common thing it could be would be just your usual low back pain. You should never rest in bed for more than the first 24 hours. After that, you walk, work and live through the pain being as active as you can with the help of ibuprofen or similar med. If it doesn't go away, you should probably see a doctor to consider other possibilities. ...Read more