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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Sharp Pain In Chest

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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What would cause one sharp deep pain in chest to the left of sternum? No other symptoms. Chronic upper back pain.

What would cause one sharp deep pain in chest to the left of sternum?  No other symptoms.  Chronic upper back pain.

Depends: To answer this question, we like to know the duration of this pain, the nature, provoking factors and relieving factors. Causes can be due to muscle strain, heart disease, lung disease, infections, tumors, esophageal spasms, blood clots, etc. Get checked out ! ...Read more

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What could cause a sharp pain in the chest?

What could cause a sharp pain in the chest?

Potentially : Many. Too many to list here. See your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain throughout chest and abdomen when i take deep breaths?

What causes sharp pain throughout chest and abdomen when i take deep breaths?

Could be: A chest wall problem due to slipped rib syndrome, somatic dysfunction of the rib or costochondritis. Try some advil (ibuprofen) for a few days and see your doctor for exam and treatment options. It could also be inflammation of lung lining or other lung problems. ...Read more

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Hey I was just taking a poop and it sort of came it fast cause a sharp pain in my chest what does it mean, I've had it before?

Hey I was just taking a poop and it sort of came it fast cause a sharp pain in my chest what does it mean, I've had it before?

Maybe reflux: May be as you were increasing the use of your abdominal muscles it created some reflux into your chest or caused your diaphragm to irritate your chest. All the best and follow up as needed. ...Read more

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What causes a sharp pain in the chest and down the arm besides a heart attack?

What causes a sharp pain in the chest and down the arm besides a heart attack?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What might be causing this sharp pain in my chest?

What might be causing this sharp pain in my chest?

CP: 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

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I have heartburn and its causing sharp pain in my chest .?

I have heartburn and its causing sharp pain in my chest .?

Take an antacid: At your age, most likely it is benign acid reflux. Try an over-the-counter antacid such as Pepcid (famotidine) ac first. If that doesn't help or last long enough for relief, try Prilosec otc. If even this fails, consult a physician. Good luck. ...Read more