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Help, chest pain on right side of chest only. What to do?

Help, chest pain on right side of chest only. What to do?

See doc: The fact that the pain is on the right side doesn't really help determine the cause. A good history and physical exam will likely help narrow it down. Other tests may be needed, i.e. Ekg, cxr, blood work, possibly an echocardiogram. ...Read more

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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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I am 18 and have had chest pain on right side of chest for past hour. Is it serious?

I am 18 and have had chest pain on right side of chest for past hour. Is it serious?

Yes: It could be a pulled muscle, or enlarged lymph nodes from an infection. Keep the area dry. Try not to lick the area.See your personal provider for further evaluation. ...Read more

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17 year old female, chest pain on right side of chest, no other noticeable symptoms. ?

Need more info: Chest pain has a long list of causes, from musculoskeletal pain, pleurisy (inflammation on lung lining) and shingles to pulmonary embolism, pneumonia and more life threatening causes. Having no other symptoms makes this less scary though. Is it worse when inhaling? Do you smoke or recent injury? Likely nothing, treat with ibuprofen and if new symptoms/lasts longer than three days see your doc. ...Read more

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Chest pain on right side of chest, pain when breathing esp. deep breathes, ER ruled out pulmonary embolism, what else could be the cause of this pain?

Chest pain on right side of chest, pain when breathing esp. deep breathes, ER ruled out pulmonary embolism, what else could be the cause of this pain?

Pneumonia: pleurisy, pneumothorax, shingles, liver disease, and intra-abdominal adhesions are common that can cause this type of pain. You need to follow up with your doctor with the test results from the ER so you can get relief from this pain. ...Read more

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Intermittent severe burning in nasopharynx for 1 month, chest pain on right side&upper chest pain. Ppi for 3 weeks no relief. Antibiotics no relief.

Intermittent severe burning in nasopharynx for 1 month, chest pain on right side&upper chest pain. Ppi for 3 weeks no relief. Antibiotics no relief.

Stop PPI: Not a great fan of ppi. Try teaspoon of organic apple cider vinegar instead. Take it in upright position when symptoms occur and wait 20 minutes before repeating if necessary. Do not eat 2 hrs before bedtime. ...Read more

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Dull aching chest pain on right side chest tightness?

Dull aching chest pain on right side chest tightness?

Without knowing: Anything else tight chest/chest pain = call 911 and get evaluated! good luck. ...Read more

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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