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What causes fleeting left side chest pain?

What causes fleeting left side chest pain?

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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Chest Pain (Definition)

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What causes a chest pain on the right side?

What causes a chest pain on the right side?

Same as left :o): Pain inside the chest can radiate just as easily to the right as to the left, so would not disregard the symptom just because it is on the right. It still should be evaluated.
It still could be angina, pericarditis, chest muscle wall pain, costochondritis, a lung condition, or an aorta condition. ...Read more

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What can cause right-sided chest pain in a 23 yr old woman?

What can cause right-sided chest pain in a 23 yr old woman?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is 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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Hello Dr, what are the causes to Chest pain upper left side?

Hello Dr, what are the causes to Chest pain upper left side?

Long answer: Please consult this site for information on this topic:
http://www. Webmd. Com/pain-management/guide/whats-causing-my-chest-pain
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What can cause right side chest pain that radiates to the back?

What can cause right side chest pain that radiates to the back?

Chest pain: There is a wide range of possible causes for such a pain. Heart, aorta, gall bladder, gut, chest wall and others are just a few of them. See your doctor if evaluation is needed ...Read more

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Can you please discuss cause of severe chest pain on left side?

Can you please discuss cause of severe chest pain on left side?

Many causes: Could be a heart attack, angina, pericarditis, chest wall pain, pleuritis, other lung condition such as blood clot in lung, or aorta problem. This needs prompt medical evauation to make sure you do not have a life threatening condition. ...Read more

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What could be the causes of chest pain on the left side that comes and goes?

What could be the causes of chest pain on the left side that comes and goes?

Chest pain: Many possible causes for what you describe, no way to advise particulars with the limited information here. Should go see your doctor to find out if something is wrong and what to do. ...Read more

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What could cause chest pain on the right side of my chest radiating to the back?

What could cause chest pain on the right side of my chest radiating to the back?

When does it occur?: Could be many things, depends on the character, timing and what brings it on. Could be lung inflammation, rib or chest wall muscle pain, shingles, your stomach, liver, pancreas or your gall bladder. It might even be your heart if it occurs with exertion and goes away with rest (dextrocardia?). You need to have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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I've had chest pain for the past 3 weeks in the left side of my chest. What could be the cause?

I've had chest pain for the past 3 weeks in the left side of my chest. What could be the cause?

Chest pain: Your chest symptom does not sound like a cardiac related pain. There are many possibilities but musculoskeletal pain is the most likely from your description. ...Read more

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What causes right side upper chest pain?

What causes right side upper chest pain?

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 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 problem could cause lower chest pain on the right side?

What problem could cause lower chest pain on the right side?

Right lower chest pa: Here is the list:1.Rib cage. 2.Skin (herpes zoster) 3.Gall bladder.4.Irritable bowel. 5. Pneumonia. 6.Pleurisy. 7.Tumors. 8.Intercostal muscles. As you see, there are many possible reasons and in the clinical context one can make a better conclusion. ...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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I have a port in for my chemo. Its on the right side. But when I lay down I start getting chest pain. Is this cause of port?

I have a port in for my chemo. Its on the right side. But when I lay down I start getting chest pain. Is this cause of port?

Maybe?: Typically ports are as maintenance and problem free as can be but they can cause problems in some circumstances. Tell your doc to have it checked. The pain may have nothing to do with it. ...Read more

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Sometimes at random times I feel chest pain on my left side. It feels like it clenches and then lets go. Any idea what could cause it?

Sometimes at random times I feel chest pain on my left side. It feels like it clenches and then lets go. Any idea what could cause it?

Age, comorbid things: Hi. We're pretty darned ("darned" is for most of you in Utah) objective on here. And we need more information. Are you 75 with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, a strong family history of heart disease. Etc, or NOT? Please inform us and don't make us guess. Cardiac, musculoskeletal, pulmonary are all possible. ...Read more

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I'm 18 whose a runner, I been feeling chest pain lately. The right side of my chest hurt. Its been hurting after I ran three miles at a cross country meet three days ago. What can cause this pain?

Possibly...: As a runner and young, chest pain after running 3 miles maybe chest wall related. By putting finger pressure on the sore area, you maybe able to localize the tenderness. If while pressing on it, deep breathing accentuates the pain, then that behavior of pain may confirm chest wall, muscle/rib, etc as the source of pain. Mitral valve prolapse can also cause your symptom. See your doc. ...Read more

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What causes left sided chest pain that is worse with inhalation?

What causes left sided chest pain that is worse with inhalation?

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 one sided chest pain that is worse with inhalation?

Costocondritis: Without having much to go on, one possibilty is costocondritis. As the word implies, this is an inflammation of the rib cartilages. With breathing and therefore movement of the chest wall, this can elicit pain. This condition is usually self-limiting and the pain symptoms are treated with nsaids (motrin, for example). ...Read more

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What causes 19 yr to wake from sleep with sharp chest pain on left side for 2-3 min no other symptoms.

What causes 19 yr to wake from sleep with sharp chest pain on left side for 2-3 min no other symptoms.

Chest pain: At 19 sharp chest pain likely related to some type of pleurisy or chest wall pain. GERD another possibility. Although less likely a more serious cause would be PE.
Usually at your age a bop and smoking would need to be involved. Cardiac can be cause, but usually associated with drug use at your age. ...Read more

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I get very stressed I get l side chest pain, can last between hours -1/2 days.? Muscular? Is this a cause for concern? 23, ex smoker, moderately fit

Concern: Should be more on how to control your emotion to a level not to cause your chest pain. If you are moderately fit it means you do work out and if you have no CP at that time, it is unlikely you have angina. The length of time of your pain, 1/2 day, means if you have angina you would have had an mi. Your risks seem to be low esp being a young female. Try to live a less stressful life. ...Read more

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What could be causes of left sided chest pain in a healthy 21 year old? Nervous about it, this is the 2nd night I've had discomfort like this. Ideas?

See a doctor.: Left sided chest pain in the young adult is generally not caused by a heart attack. Some other kind of heart or lung problem or even a problem with the lining of the lungs can cause this. Chest wall or chest muscle problem can also cause chest pain. The best way to find it out is to go see a primary doctor. He might get a chest x ray or even perform more tests to find out and treat it. ...Read more

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What causes eye and chest pain when looking to side together?

Need more info: Where is the pain? What is the character of the pain? Do both feel the same? ...Read more

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Can bells palsy cause chest pain on same side?

Can bells palsy cause chest pain on same side?

No, Not related: Bell's palsy is caused by an inflammation of the facial nerve, usually affecting one side, and causing uneven expressions, numbness, and sometime pain behind the ear. It is not related to a stroke, or other neurological condition. It is sometimes thought to be caused by a virus, like chicken pox virus. Most cases recover without treatment in a few months, but sometimes corticosteroids can help. ...Read more

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Why is methylphenidate sometimes able to cause chest pain as a side effect?

Why is methylphenidate sometimes able to cause chest pain as a side effect?

Effects on the heart: It can cause chest pain by causing coronary vasospasm or constriction of the blood vessels of your heart. ...Read more

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What would cause you to cough up blood for two days and have chest pain on the side. I''m a 26 y/o female.

What would cause you to cough up blood for two days and have chest pain on the side. I''m a 26 y/o female.

ED visit: There are many possible causes, and among these are an infection. I would suggest being seen right away. A close examination of the nasal passages, mouth and chest in particular is advised. A chest imaging study should be obtained. ...Read more

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What are causes of upper chest pain on the right side for a 20 y/o man? Hurts to press against it, not on its own. No lump.

Chest pain: You stated that the you have the right side of the upper chest pain to pressure. Your age is 20 years correct?

Have you had any other diseases in the past? Have you had trauma in the past? Were you involved in a motor vehicle accident in the past? Days, months, years?

Is the pain against the chest wall, in the axilla, radiating towards the front, or towards the back. Do you have pain when you br ...Read more

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I am 24 years old. No history of any diagnosis. Just been having midsternal chest pain with right side neck pain, wha would cause this?

I am 24 years old. No history of any diagnosis. Just been having midsternal chest pain with right side neck pain, wha would cause this?

Probably not heart: Considering your age its unlikely the heart. But a full physical and and detailed history with an ekg and labs would be good to asess the problem and use for future comparison. Other non cardiac causes need to ruled out. Labs such as ANA, thyroid studies muscle enzymes should be included. ...Read more