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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

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My son has a mole on left side of chest. has now turned a purple/black colour in last few days. need I be concerned?

My son has a mole on left side of chest.  has now turned a purple/black colour in last few days.  need I be concerned?

Odds are: If it happened this quick, it may have been traumatized and "bruised". But without seeing it, you may want to have it looked at. ...Read more

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Hi Dr, I am seeing dark purple veins appearing on left side of chest ? is there any concern I should be worried about?

Hi Dr, I am seeing dark purple veins appearing on left side of chest ? is there any concern I should be worried about?

No , just watch if .: Watch if it changes. There is no significance to an enlarged vein unless there is a nearby growth or tumor. Just look around for anything obvious. I doubt if you will find anything as its cause, unless you develop any new symptoms in the future in which case a physical examination should be done with a physician. ...Read more

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I get mild angina on the left side of chest in one pin point spot when i get cold. Goes away when i warm up. My siblings have heart murmurs? Wat is it

I get mild angina on the left side of chest in one pin point spot when i get cold. Goes away when i warm up. My siblings have heart murmurs? Wat is it

Not angina: That's not angina (angina is the word used to describe the symptom of inadequate circulation in the heart muscle). Angina is never a discrete spot in your chest-it's a diffuse, hard to point to sensation of tightness or constriction affecting a broad area of your chest that begins during exertion and is relieved by resting. Heart murmurs are completely unrelated. Many are benign. ...Read more

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Sore, red area next to right nipple x2 days. Now one of the veins on rt side of chest is dark purple (extending from my nipple to clavicle). Causes?

Sore, red area next to right nipple x2 days. Now one of the veins on rt side of chest is dark purple (extending from my nipple to clavicle). Causes?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities - an area of redness could indicate a skin infection (cellulitis) or infection of the breast (mastitis). If this is sore or painful, it's best to have it examined by your doctor. ...Read more

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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

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Tingling in, what i assume to be, upper lungs. Only assume lungs because its upper right and left side of chest. Not constant, but almost daily. ?

Tingling in, what i assume to be, upper lungs. Only assume lungs because its upper right and left side of chest. Not constant, but almost daily. ?

Tingling upper chest: is it front or back? Could be muscular, or even reflux or vascular. or from impingement ( nerve irritation in shoulder/ neck disc compression), or lesion or even TMJ Rarely MS. Could try Ranitidine(reflux) and motrin/aleve( for impingement/muscular) if not allergic and see if helps. Consider CXR( r/o lung/lesions) and then echocardiogram if everything else is negative F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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