Top
20
Doctor insights on: Chest Pain Left Side Of Chest

Share
Dr. Gutti Rao
3,128 doctors shared insights

Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more


3

3
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

4

4
Im 36 week pregnant wit chest pain on left side of chest goin down left arm.What could it be

Im 36 week pregnant wit chest pain on left side of chest goin down left arm.What could it be

Chest pain : Hello, please take notice of this answer. Chest pain in any individual needs urgent attention, we always assume chest pain is heart related until proven otherwise. Acid reflux, pulmonary embolism( blood clot in the lung) , heart valve issues, muscle or rib strain, and pinched nerves in the neck can all be possible causes, call your pcp or go to the nearest er now. Good luck. ...Read more

6

6
Mild random chest pain on left side of chest.. usually under breast. Almost feels like ribs. Had EKG, bw, stress test, ECHO and xray..all normal?!

Mild random chest pain on left side of chest.. usually under breast. Almost feels like ribs. Had EKG, bw, stress test, ECHO and xray..all normal?!

Maybe it is ribs: Having all those tests you mentioned being negative is good, and seems to rule out a cardiac condition. Maybe it is a rib issue such as costochondritis. best wishes. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
What does it mean when you can duplicate and aggravate your chest pain ( left side) by pressing on your chest or moving around? What about shooting pains under the nipple and towards the middle of the chest that last 2-3 seconds. Can it be the heart?

Unlikely cardiac: When you can duplicate your pain by pressing on the area or moving around it means the source of the pain is in the musculoskeletal system, not the heart. The shooting pains may also be due to the musculoskeletal spasms, or could be anxiety related. ...Read more

9

9
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

10

10
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

11

11
I have slight chest pain on the left side of chest and left arm tingling that also moves to left portiin of neck.i am 21.

Doubt heart disease: Stranger things have happened, but given ur age, I doubt u have heart disease (i.e., cholesterol build-up). Perhaps an old injury to ur neck or spine or shoulder cd be playing a role (play any sports?); alternately, a neurologic or inflammatory condition cd cause it. U shd c a doctor & relay ur symptoms. Keep a log of when & where u get pain, what u r doing, how long it lasts - it'll help w/ cause ...Read more

12

12
16 years of age. Constant chest pain only on left side of chest. Below collar bone. Only medication is nexplanon.. What could this be?

16 years of age. Constant chest pain only on left side of chest. Below collar bone. Only medication is nexplanon.. What could this be?

It is best to see MD: It is still best to see your doctor as we don't have much information to go on by, and also we don't have labs or cxr to look at. Your doctor can order all that for evaluation. Contraceptive pills are risks also for certain things including blood clot. It may all be just muscle or tendon strain but best to be examined. ...Read more

14

14
Should I be concerned if I just took my atenolol(for Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia) for the night and have chest pain(mid to left side of chest)?

Should I be concerned if I just took my atenolol(for Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia) for the night and have chest pain(mid to left side of chest)?

Yes, but not atenolo: Most likely ur symptoms are unrelated to atenolol, especially if you have been taking atenolol for IST for a long time. The pain in your chest may be related to sleeping on the ribs (rib sprain) or may be bronchitis or point to some other pathology. But, chances are heavily in your favor that atenolol is not causing the problem. In the prescribed doses, it is a safe medicine. ...Read more

15

15
So I'm a 20 year old female . And for the past 2 weeks I have been have chest pain on and off left side of chest . And upper arm pain too.

So I'm a 20 year old female . And for the past 2 weeks I have been have chest pain on and off left side of chest . And upper arm pain too.

Unlikely to be heart: If it hurts when you breath or you can move into a position that relieves or causes it to hurt worse or there is a specific spot that causes the pain it is very unlikely to be your heart. Could be your lung or chest wall or even your esophagus. ...Read more

17

17
What to do if I have pain left side of chest!!!?

What to do if I have pain left side of chest!!!?

It depends...: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal to respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF IT'S NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIATELY ...Read more

18

18
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

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
What to do if I have pain left side of chest and back?

What to do if I have pain left side of chest and back?

May be rib issues: including muscle spasms causing them to tighten from trauma or postural issues, specific muscle spasms. However, you should be examined to rule out spleen, stomach and even cardiac concerns. I do not see male/female on your question above, but remember women can have completely different signs of cardiac issues as men and this should always be ruled out first. ...Read more

20

20
What can I do for this pain left side of chest and back?

See a doctor: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal to respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF IT'S NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIATELY ...Read more