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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Cold Sores On Left And Right Side Of Chest

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Dr. David Sneid Dr. Sneid
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
37 years in practice
Washington University School of Medicine
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Squeezing chest discomfort stays in sternum but radiates to left & right side of chest Cause ? HTN PCOS

Squeezing chest discomfort stays in sternum but radiates to left & right side of chest Cause ? HTN PCOS

If you have: these symptoms you should be evaluated by a medical professional immediately. At your age, it's probably benign, but could be any of multiple serious medical conditions, ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Cold Sore (Definition)

Also referred to as fever blisters, cold sores are small, painful fluid-filled blisters that are usually found around the lips. Cold sores are very contagious and can be spread by mouth to mouth contact and can spread to the genitalia and cause genital ...Read more


Dr. Robert Kent Dr. Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
8 years in practice
Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
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What could cause pain left side of chest and back?

What could cause pain left side of chest and back?

Many, many things: That being said, ruling out cardiac is the most important thing to do. After that, it could be any number of internal issues, intercostal muscle spasms, reflux, pancreatitis, ulcers, lung issues. If its going all the way through from front to back, this is one of those areas you should have checked out just to be safe rather than assuming its a musculoskeletal issue. ...Read more

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Dr. J. patrick Tokarz Dr. Tokarz
Family Medicine
years in practice
East Tennessee State University James H. Quillen College of Medicine
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What usually causes chest pain on the left side of chest?

What usually causes chest pain on the left side of chest?

Possibly: Anxiety can cause excess cortisol, os adrenaline secretion which can cause a number of symptoms, including dizziness, lightheadedness, rapid heart beat palpitations, chestpain, headaches, etc. Try calming yourself down by concentrating on slowing down your breathing over a few minutes if this doesn't help, see your primary provider for further evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Maritza Baez Dr. Baez
Family Medicine
13 years in practice
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
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What are the causes of chest pain in the left side of chest?

What are the causes of chest pain in the left side of chest?

Multiple things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

Dr. Gerald Mandell Dr. Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
48 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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What could cause pain on left side of chest (sharp mild pain)?

What could cause pain on left side of chest (sharp mild pain)?

See physician: Usual causes of pain are trauma, musculosketal bruise , fx, or muscular strain.Inflammation in anterior cartilage so called costochondritis( (viral or traumatic) can cause pain which reproduce by pushing on the involved cartilage in the front of the rib cage.Left chest pain historically associated with heart and gastrointestinal reflux.If continues see physician for examination and workup. ...Read more

Dr. James Cain Dr. Cain
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
32 years in practice
Eastern Virginia Medical School
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What are the causes of really sharp pain in left side of chest?

What are the causes of really sharp pain in left side of chest?

See your doctor: Chest pain, especially left sided can be the result of cardiac disease. Please see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Calvin Weisberger Dr. Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
47 years in practice
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
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What could cause shooting pains on left side of chest made worse by breathing?

What could cause shooting pains on left side of chest made worse by breathing?

Chest pain: Multiple possibilities primarily in the musculoskeletal system of the thorax. ...Read more

Dr. Carin Van Gelder Dr. Van Gelder
Emergency Medicine
21 years in practice
University of Vermont College of Medicine
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What can cause a mild aching pain in top left side of chest?

What can cause a mild aching pain in top left side of chest?

Get to the ED: Chest pain, especially left sided achy pain, could be due to a heart attack... Other possibilities exist of course. Get to the emergency department and get evaluated regardless. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser Dr. Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
48 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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What could be the cause of dull, persistent pain in left side of chest?

See details: The 3 most common causes are chest wall issues, cardiac or pulmonary disease, you need to have this problem evaluated by a doctor to rule more serious issues. ...Read more

Dr. Georgia Latham Dr. Latham
Family Medicine
31 years in practice
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
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Feel pain n upper left back, side of chest when movin and takin deep breath also feel like not getn enuf air and always feel weird and tired. Causes?

Feel pain n upper left back, side of chest when movin and takin deep breath also feel like not getn enuf air and always feel weird and tired. Causes?

Pleuritic chest pain: Pain in your chest, that occurs or gets worse when you take a deep breath, is referred to as pleuritic chest pain. Pleurisy, the most common cause, is due to inflammation of the linings of the lungs. Pleurisy usually resolved on its own, but taking nonsteroid-anti-inflammatory medicine such as ibuprofen, can be helpful. Pleuritic chest pain may also be caused by more serious conditions. ...Read more

Dr. Rifat Naghmi Dr. Naghmi
Internal Medicine
42 years in practice
Bhopal University, Gandhi Medical College
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What causes pricking pain on the left hand side of chest?

What causes pricking pain on the left hand side of chest?

Pricking pain: If you can pinpoint it it is usually muscular. However, if you have risk factors for heart disease (smoking, diabetes, high cholesterol or family history of premature heart disease) you must see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Keith Monson Dr. Monson
Surgery
19 years in practice
Rush Medical College
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What would cause sharp pain on the left side of chest.I have gallbladder disease?

What would cause sharp pain on the left side of chest.I have gallbladder disease?

No: The gallbladder is on the right side. Sharp pain in the left chest could be related to your stomach, such as gastritis or ulcer disease, or it could be your heart, among other possibilities. You should talk to your doctor immediately or go the er for sharp pain in your left chest. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Katz Dr. Katz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
20 years in practice
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
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What could cause sharp shooting chest pain on left side of chest (near armpit)?

What could cause sharp shooting chest pain on left side of chest (near armpit)?

Chest Pain: Several things. It could be a pulled muscle or pinched nerve, but any pain near the left side of the chest in a mail your age should be checked out. I would recommend going to an ER or Urgent Care, especially if are having an episode. ...Read more

Dr. Martin Schaeffer Dr. Schaeffer
Pain Management
27 years in practice
Medical College of Pennsylvania
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What causes elbow pain and what causes a pinched nerve in left side of chest upper?

What causes elbow pain and what causes a pinched nerve in left side of chest upper?

Unclear.: Elbow pain can come from varied conditions including musculoskeletal, rheumatological, and neurological which would include a pinched nerve. Chest pain is always a potentially very serious condition as it could represent a life threatening cardiac condition. Unless medically cleared, all complaints of chest pain should be treated as a medical emergency in an appropriate setting (e.g. Er). ...Read more

Dr. Felix Brizuela Dr. Brizuela
Neurology
28 years in practice
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine
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Dull chest pain in pinpoint spot on left side of chest, happens usually when i get cold and stops when i warm up. What is this? Im 21 years old.

Dull chest pain in pinpoint spot on left side of chest, happens usually when i get cold and stops when i warm up. What is this? Im 21 years old.

Costochondritis: You probably have costochondritis, inflamation between the rib cage muscles. Can also cause pain when you breath. Less likely cause, but causing the same symptoms is pleurisy, inflammation of lining of the lung walls, sometimes due to pneumonia. ...Read more

Dr. Milton Mintz Dr. Mintz
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
63 years in practice
A. T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
Psychiatry
28 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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What can cause a dull achy pain in the left side of chest? I am taking venlafaxine, trazodone and ambilify

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What can cause a dull achy pain in the left side of chest? I am taking venlafaxine, trazodone and ambilify

Dull chest pain: Not sure how long u have been on these meds. Or when the pain started, what makes it worse, or what other symptoms u r having. Best to consult your prescribing doc. ...Read more

Dr. William Byars Dr. Byars
Family Medicine
40 years in practice
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There is pain in my right side n left side of chest n stomach n pain in both shoulder cn you tell me what it cause ?

There is pain in my right side n left side of chest n stomach n pain in both shoulder cn you tell me what it cause ?

Don't ignore: If this pain is more than mild and has begun within the past day or two, it could be an acute problem needing urgent attention. An example would be bleeding into the abdomen with irritation of the diaphragm, which often causes not only abdominal pain but shoulder pain. If it has been going on for a much longer period, it is much less likely to be immediately life-threatening- but don't ignore it! ...Read more

Dr. Bradley Peckler Dr. Peckler
Emergency Medicine
27 years in practice
St. George's University School of Medicine
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My chest and throat feel cold and been feeling pain in left side of chest all day?

My chest and throat feel cold and been feeling pain in left side of  chest all day?

Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. You should see a doctor to get more information if you have ongoing concerns. ...Read more