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Hi a couple of times in last 3 weeks woke up with severe sharp pain in middle of chest. Last 5-10 mins, but gives me jaw ache and back ache too. ?

Hi a couple of times in last 3 weeks woke up with severe sharp pain in middle of chest. Last 5-10 mins, but gives me jaw ache and back ache too. ?

Risk of heart attack: With only those words, "severe... pain in middle of chest", one must see the doctor right away. The wisest thing to do is call 911 (in the US). The paramedics have oxygen, medications, and can do an EKG. The Emergency Room can evaluate for a possible heart attack. Even if it is not a heart attack, the ER usually can provide a diagnosis and begin treatment. As they say, better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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On the right side of my head has a sharp pain and when I lay down or bend down the sharp pain gets worse and I don't know what would cause this pain?

On the right side of my head has a sharp pain and when I lay down or bend down the sharp pain gets worse and I don't know what would cause this pain?

Sinus or headache: If blurred vision, imbalance, getting worse get mdi of brain to be sure no tumor, if sinus congestion could be that, if sleep apnea[snores, wakes gagging], morbidly obese, high blood pressure could be that or lack of sleep, , stress. If excedrin doesn't work or gets worse, have someone drive you to the e.r., if sinus congestion ; use nasal saline, flonase, antihistamine /decongestant ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain as if something stabbing me on only the upper right side of my back same spot, I can't lay down with it hurting. What you suggest i?

I have a sharp pain as if something stabbing me on only the upper right side of my back same spot, I can't lay down with it hurting. What you suggest i?

See your physician: This type of pain is non-specific and needs to be evaluated. You should see your physician as soon as possible. He/she will determine the tests you need — blood, urine, and imaging — after a history and physical exmination have been performed. This could be a kidney stone; however, there are many other possible causes including something as benign as a muscle spasm or as serious as an aneurysm. ...Read more

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Have a very sharp pain under left rib cage going through to a throbbing back ache?

Chest?: It is difficult to tell what is exactly the problem without knowing what other symptoms you are having. Is there shortness of breath, nausea, vomiting, sweating? If so then you need to go to the ed in order to rule out any cardiac issues. Other possibilities are abdominal problems which cover a number of issues. Also, muscular and rib inflammation which carries no danger to life. Get checked asap. ...Read more

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My back hurts every time I lay down flat, it's a sharp pain that usually only lasts a few seconds.?

Back pain : This is likely musculoskeletal ... You may have a pulled tendon that intensifies when you lie down ... Get some stretching exercise to see if there's improvement. ...Read more

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Bending, forceful movement, getting up from laying down, this all causes a sharp pain on the sides of my head.

Head pain: Hard to say. Is the headache there when you aren't bending or stooping? Have upper airways and sinuses evaluated, and review all meds, particularly those for depression. And have headache diary to allow timing of headache. ...Read more

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What causes pain in middle back on left side (where kidney is)? A sharp pain with deep breath. Pain increases when lying down. Ice barely helps.

Pain: Pain in the back rarely is kidney pain. Kidneys usually hurt when acutely obstructed due to kidney stones or other causes. Kidney pain is not associated with deep breathing or with position. The pain you describe sounds more musculoskeletal. Pain with deep breathing can also suggest lung disease. If it persists or worsens see your doctor immediately. ...Read more

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I stretched this morning and now when ever I bend move or anything I have a sharp pain by my shoulder blade it hurts to the point I have to lay down?

I stretched this morning and now when ever I bend move or anything I have a sharp pain by my shoulder blade it hurts to the point I have to lay down?

Muscle pull?: It sounds like you may have pulled a muscle. Try some ice or a muscle cream. If you have other symptoms (like nausea, vomiting, chest pain or sob) go to the er. ...Read more

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I'm having a sharp pain right under my boob on the left side feels like someone is stabbing me hurts more when I lay down?

I'm having a sharp pain right under my boob on the left side feels like someone is stabbing me hurts more when I lay down?

Urgent Eval: Pain on the left can indicate heart problem or possibly thoraic pinched nerve.

Without more information please go to ER as this type of pain can be serious ...Read more

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Having sharp pain in my right side, up high (right under my bra strap). It's preventing me from breathing properly, and I can't lay down.?

Having sharp pain in my right side, up high (right under my bra strap). It's preventing me from breathing properly, and I can't lay down.?

A stitch?: Oftentimes this is gas in the large bowel making the turn at the hepatic flexure in the large intestine. This usually subsides quickly. However, if this pain is persistent — for more than a few minutes then other things come to mind -pneumonia / collapsed lung or even an intra abdominal problem. If this persists or is associated with serious signs or symptoms it is time to see your doc. ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in lower left abdomen, on left side of lower back, and on left leg down to the knee?

What causes sharp pain in lower left abdomen, on left side of lower back, and on left leg down to the knee?

Pinched nerve: Sometimes this pain can be caused by a pinched or irritated nerve. Sometimes a pulled muscle can also cause this type of pain. If it persists or worsens seek medical attention. ...Read more

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27/female. Sharp pain in right chest when breathing. Hurts to lay down, sit up, reach across chest. Been going on since 6/2. What could be the cause?

27/female. Sharp pain in right chest when breathing. Hurts to lay down, sit up, reach across chest. Been going on since 6/2. What could be the cause?

Because this pain is: SO positional, I have to suspect a musculoskeletal cause such as rib contusion or fracture, intercostal muscle strain, etc. Pleurisy, inflammation of lung lining, or pericarditis would likely hurt with other positions and activity (deep breathing, coughing). Perhaps you can recall some chest trauma? I think you can watch it; it should gradually improve. See Doc if it doesn't or more symptoms appear ...Read more

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While walking constant sharp pain in ribs till back sometime sitting got the same but while laying down getting the relief, what the cause for the same?

?nerve or bone pain: If the discomfort seems to start in the back and travels along the rib cage, it could stem from a pinched nerve from a spur or disc in the vertebral area. You may need xrays of your spine and rib cage for evaluation. Have your physician look into it. ...Read more

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Whenever a lay down and turn sideways to my right side, after some minutes, a feel a sharp pain in my left side of chest near the armpit. What's this?

Whenever a lay down and turn sideways to my right side, after some minutes, a feel a sharp pain in my left side of chest near the armpit. What's this?

Pinch: Positional changes causing this armpit pain are likely due to pinching a nerve, muscle or joint. If this is the only position that creates this pain, it is likely not harmful. If this persists and is present in a more regular position see your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain going down my keft leg........ When I get up from sitting or laying I am having sharp pains shooting down my left leg, it starts in my lower back on the left side just below my waistline and shoots down my left leg and it hurts more wher

You : You may have ruptured disk. I would recommend seeing a physical therapist, but if you can not afford it you could try to look up mckenzie exercises on youtube. If it worsens or does not improve you should really see a doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Have sharp pain shooting down my vagina from the top and right sided pelvic pain near the pelvic bone when I press or lay down.?

Have sharp pain shooting down my vagina from the top and right sided pelvic pain near the pelvic bone when I press or lay down.?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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When I lay down I get an on and off sharp pain in my lower right-hand side of my stomach, when I get it, it really hurts! Something chronic!

When I lay down I get an on and off sharp pain in my lower right-hand side of my stomach, when I get it, it really hurts! Something chronic!

Get checked for: Crohn's disease, intestinal polyp etc. Take care! http://www.M. Webmd. Com/pain-management/guide/abdominal-pain-causes-treatments. ...Read more

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Can a UTI and constipation cause sharp pain under the rib cage on the upper right side to the shoulder? Also, hurts to breathe and lay on back.

Explanation : Yes, this pain it possible related to your UTI with constipation. I hope you taking antibiotics for UTI and need to drink a lot of water. For constipation, you can try Senna — herbal medicine very helpful for this. Because both condition together make you feels worse. ...Read more

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Husbands left side of lower back hurts when he walks, when laying down flexing right leg sends a sharp pain. Some swelling, herniated disk?

Husbands left side of lower back hurts when he walks, when laying down flexing right leg sends a sharp pain. Some swelling, herniated disk?

Cross SLR : This could be a sign of a lumbar spine intervertebral disc herniation or something else. See your doctor for further evaluation and examination. The history and exam may be able to diagnose a disc herniation. An MRI is often needed to confirm the diagnosis and to help guide treatment options. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain on my right side that goes down butt check and leg. When I stand up I can barley walk and makes me stiff. And causes sharp pain?

I have lower back pain on my right side that goes down butt check and leg. When I stand up I can barley walk and makes me stiff. And causes sharp pain?

Pinched Nerve: While there are many causes of leg pain, one of the most common causes is lumbar radiculopathy. This occurs when one of the nerves leaving the back gets compressed as it leaves the spine and travels down the leg. Compression may occur due to degenerative/bulging discs or arthritic bone spurs contacting the nerve. See your physician if these symptoms last longer than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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I have lower back ache which gets worse when I lay down and at nighttime. I suffer from anxiety, could this be the reason it gets worse? I'm only 21.

I have lower back ache which gets worse when I lay down and at nighttime. I suffer from anxiety, could this be the reason it gets worse? I'm only 21.

Hard to tell: Depending on the cause of your back ache, the pressure on it when lying down may make it worse. Seek an evaluation from a physician who can answer that question. At the same time, anxiety can make your pain worse, particularly if your anxiety increases at night when you try to go to sleep. If you think that is the case, you might seek an evaluation from mental health professional. Hope this helps. ...Read more