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Pain right hand side of my chest, roughly below or behind breast.Most time feels like a dull ache but when breathe deep/cough/laugh etc its sharp?

Pain right hand side of my chest, roughly below or behind breast.Most time feels like a dull ache but when breathe deep/cough/laugh etc its sharp?

Pleuritic chest pain: Is what you are describing. A common cause is a viral or bacterial lung infection but here are other conditions that can be more serious. A lung infection is reason enough to seek medical attention. ...Read more

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I keep having chest pain in the right hand side of my chest its underneath the breast and in between the breasts what could this be?

Several causes: If the chest pain is: 1. Aggravated by deep breathing, it could be either musculoskeletal or pleural pain (from the membrane surrounding the lungs). 2. Made worse by exertion and relieved by rest, it could be heart-related. 3.Associated with a place on the chest that's tender to touch, it's in the chest wall (ribs, cartilage, muscles). ...Read more

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I've got blocked sinus and a hoarse throat. I've started to get chest pain on the right hand side. What would be the best course of action?

I've got blocked sinus and a hoarse throat. I've started to get chest pain on the right hand side. What would be the best course of action?

Go in for eval: There are various maladies that can cause this. It could be that a bronchitis or pneumonia is starting. Also could be a pericarditis or myocarditis from an ongoing respiratory infection. Could be from the rib wall from coughing. Should go in for an objective evaluation by a physician. Sounds like you are feeling miserable. I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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I feel my pain in my right hand and difficulty in breathing and chest pain. I want to know the potential for this disease symptoms is necessary. Thank

I feel my pain in my right hand and difficulty in breathing and chest pain. I want to know the potential for this disease symptoms is necessary. Thank

Many causes: There are many causes for chest pain and breathing issues that include anything from asthma, anxiety and even simple muscular-skeletal causes. First off, if this is persisting, you should be checked by a doctor immediately. If you're having hand pain without a history of trauma, inflammation of your joints could be one cause. Another reason to see a doc. All your symptoms could be connected. ...Read more

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My father (63) had periodic mild chest pain for 2 yrs. He collapsed for 20 sec & has recurring numbness/tingling in right hand. All ER tests negative.

My father (63) had periodic mild chest pain for 2 yrs. He collapsed for 20 sec & has recurring numbness/tingling in right hand. All ER tests negative.

2 symptoms: Chest pains-has he had a treadmill maximal stress test to check for coronary artery problems? Recurrent right arm numbness could be due to nerve impingement(? At the wrist) or blockage in the left carotid artery. An ultrasound of the carotid arteries would be important. A neurologist would be best to evaluate the right hand complaints. ...Read more

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I have been having chest pains on the right hand side and when I do I have a rapid pulse of around 120bpm my mum has angina do you think its linked?

I have been having chest pains on the right hand side and when I do I have a rapid pulse of around 120bpm my mum has angina do you think its linked?

No way to know for..: Although it very unlikely in a 19 year old, there are things like a congenital malformation of the coronary arteries or a myocardial bridge that can cause it, so go see a doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more

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Ive been having numbness in right hand and is shoting pain up into shoulder and into my neck now starting to have chest pains. What could that be. ?

Ive been having numbness in right hand and is shoting pain up into shoulder and into my neck now starting to have chest pains. What could that be. ?

Pain in hand shootin: 1.Could be cervical disc disease but not likely at your age. 2. Could be carpal tunnel syndrome. 3. Could be brain tumor. I could go on and on but would be only guessing. Lets do 2nd opinion so I can better opine. Or better yet see a Dr. there so you don't worry and find out what it is so can be treated. ...Read more

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Symptoms: rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, chest soreness, occasion white vision, numbness in pinky/ring fingers on right hand, orange urine.

Symptoms: rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath, chest soreness, occasion white vision, numbness in pinky/ring fingers on right hand, orange urine.

Need evaluation: The information you provided is not diagnostic of any of the common disorders. To do a proper evaluation would require a detailed history, physical examination, and may be laboratory and imaging studies. ...Read more

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I got this chest pain which is dull and is to the left side and pain radiates to my hands and shoulder?

I got this chest pain which is dull and is to the left side and pain radiates to my hands and shoulder?

Must check the heart: Any person with chest pain and left arm or hand symptoms has to go to his doctor or the E.R. To be checked right away for a heart attack. That means not waiting at home to see if it turns into a bad heart attack. As the saying goes, "better safe than sorry". ...Read more

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Left hand side chest pain running tho to the back?

Left hand side chest pain running tho to the back?

Not Great: If this is a terrible sharp or tearing quality of pain of great intensity, an er visit is immediately advisable, especially if the pain is migrating. Chest pain can never be reasonably addressed or managed over the internet and you need to exercise care and judgement to take care of yourself. When in doubt seek in-person medical help. ...Read more

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I'm 20 old. I suffer from chest pain especially needles tingling in the left side of chest and the pain spread up the back and tip of left hand.

Uncertain...: it's unlikely did 20 that you have any serious problem. Perhaps you did some activity that irritated a shoulder or nerves. If the problem continues you should see a doctor to make sure that there is not a serious problem. ...Read more

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I'm 20 years old.I suffer from chest pain especially needles tingling in the left side of chest and the pain spread up the back and tip of hand?

Ok: Your symptoms do not sound very concerning for cardiac disease considering your young age. Your symptoms may be related to electrolyte imbalance, nerve problems, musculoskeletal issues, or anxiety. ...Read more

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All evening IV been greeting chest pain on the left hand side. I did have a pulmonary embolism in june and was off the warfarin in february.

All evening IV been greeting chest pain on the left hand side. I did have a pulmonary embolism in june and was off the warfarin in february.

Go and see a doctor: And do this asap. You may be experiencing a new pulmonary embolism and need to be restarted on an anticoagulant. This is potentially life-threatening, so would go right now. Do not wait. ...Read more

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Done echo electro thyroid fucntion=nothing.,numb, left side leg/hand,chest pain,dsyfucntions, tired,heavy breathe, palpitations???

Done echo electro thyroid fucntion=nothing.,numb, left side leg/hand,chest pain,dsyfucntions, tired,heavy breathe, palpitations???

Need more evaluation: Although unusual in young adults, heart attacks can still occur. The symptoms you describe may suggest this. The diagnostic tests you've listed can not say for certain that you're safe. May need further testing to rule this out (e.g. Stress test, "heart cath", or heart CT). Afterwards, holter monitor can Eval. Palpitations. Call 911 if listed Symptoms worsen, o/w see PCP ASAP. ...Read more