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Chest Pain (Definition)

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


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Pinching chest pain on the right side since Sunday. Doesn't feel like deep pain. Worse when taking deep breaths and lying down on my right side or back?

Pinching chest pain on the right side since Sunday. Doesn't feel like deep pain. Worse when taking deep breaths and lying down on my right side or back?

Pleuritic Chest Pain: When chest pain worsens with deep breathing or chest wall movement, it is called Pleuritic, which is due to inflammation and rubbing of the Pleura, the thin lining of the Lungs,
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I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (side: both) (worsened by: bending forward, after deep breaths) (severity: mild) (quality: sensation of...

I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (side: both) (worsened by: bending forward, after deep breaths) (severity: mild) (quality: sensation of...

Unlikely angina: Given your youthfulness ur pretest probability of heart artery blockages is low. Having said that lifestyle choices can change that probability. Your symptoms specifically are not consistent with heart artery blockages. Consider musculoskeletal pain, rib pain or pericarditis for instance. If symptoms change, see a doctor ...Read more

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I started having chest pain and neck pain but only on the right side of my neck and it hurts when I breath in deep?

I started having chest pain and neck pain but only on the right side of my neck and it hurts when I breath in deep?

Chest pain?: If you have chest pain on deep breath, it suggests pleurisy - inflammation of the outside lining of your lung (the "pleura") but that wouldn't explain neck pain. If the pain if primarily confined to your neck, an overstretched or injured muscle is more likely. A neck injury with nerve root traction could cause pain in both areas - at 17, you're too young for arthritis. ...Read more

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When I take a deep breath I have pain in my left shoulder & on the right side of my chest. Pain has lessened greatly w/time, should I be worried?

? Pleurisy: May be musculosketal pain but sounds like its pleuritic in nature. That means it could be related to inflammation of a layer of tissue surrounding the lungs. If its persistent, I would see a physician for further tests, for example, chest XR, blood work, EKG etc. ...Read more

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Turn my head l & r (normal speed) & I get a sharp pain on the r side of my chest. Pain remains w/ deep breaths. 2days now. What can cause this pain?

Turn my head l & r (normal speed) & I get a sharp pain on the r side of my chest. Pain remains w/ deep breaths. 2days now. What can cause this pain?

Chest wall: The behavior of pain appears to be related to motion, i.e., neck movement and breathing. Pleuritic pain is elicited by breathing. But your pain also comes on with turning your head right and left. Anything related to chest wall most likely leads to your symptoms. Please see a physician if this persists. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain on the right side underneath the arm? Hurts to bend over that direction, and a little when taking deep breaths. Pain rate is 6.

What causes chest pain on the right side underneath the arm? Hurts to bend over that direction, and a little when taking deep breaths. Pain rate is 6.

Ribcage: This sounds like it is coming from the muscles and or bones of your ribcage. It may also be inflammation of the lining of your lung (pleurisy). Seeyour doc to get it checked out.. ...Read more

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Why do I feel the need to take excessive deep breaths? It causes me to get light left side back pain n light chest pain & lightheadecan it be anxiety?

Why do I feel the need to take excessive deep breaths? It causes me to get light left side back pain n light chest pain & lightheadecan it be anxiety?

Yes, it can: Anxiety can involve mental, emotional, and physical symptoms. These commonly appear in respiratory system as well as cardiovascular, gi, and neurological systems too. For thoroughness it's a good idea to have a checkup with your primary care doctor. But your anxiety can be treated with a combination of psychotherapy and medications if those are needed. A psychiatrist & psychologist can help. ...Read more

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The last few days I've been having chest pain on left side feels worse when I take deep breath. Also back pain. Any ideas? When is chest pain serious?

The last few days I've been having chest pain on left side feels worse when I take deep breath. Also back pain. Any ideas? When is chest pain serious?

Chest pain: On the left side is serious until you can explain that it isn't your heart. Diaphram sounds involved. Any chance you just upset your stomach with the ibuprofen? Must rule out heart/aorta/abdomin issues then go from there. ...Read more

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What can cause chest pain only when breathing in? No other symptoms, just a sharp pain in the left side whenever I take a deep breath.

What can cause chest pain only when breathing in? No other symptoms, just a sharp pain in the left side whenever I take a deep breath.

Sharp pain: Sharp, shooting chest pain on deep breathing can be caused by a pinched nerve or muscle in the rib cage, a rib injury or muscle strain, inflammation of the lung (pneumonia), inflammation of the lung lining (pleurisy), punctured lung, blood clot to the lung, etc. If symptoms persist see your physician for evaluation. Appropriate tests will be done. ...Read more

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10 days right sided chest pain radiates to shoulder blade. Worsens when taking deep breath. A bit of breathing prob but is very hot and humid.

Get checked.: This has been going on too long. Get checked, pneumonia can have these symptoms, among other things. Get seen and evaluated today! Better safe than sorry! ...Read more

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I have upper right back pain and right side neck pain, right side chest pain. It shoots from the back to the from. Back pain when taking deep breaths?

I have upper right back pain and right side neck pain, right side chest pain. It shoots from the back to the from. Back pain when taking deep breaths?

Rhomboid and: Levator scapulae muscle spasm is known to do the same thing with localized sharp back pain radiating to the front under the collarbone. Try warm compresses and firm massage on that side of back. Usually resolves so long as you are not experiencing breathlessness. If you are proceed to the ED for a chest xray to eliminate a pneumothorax or pulmonary embolus. ...Read more

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Have stabbing chest pain (1 side, heart is fine). Over 2 weeks now, gets better and worse but never goes away. Worse w deep breath or cough. Is this bad?

Pleuritic pain: Pain that had characteristics like those you mentionned is called pleuritic pain. The pleura is the lining if the lung. It has nerve endings that are irritated with inflammation. Typically viral respiratory infections tend to extend to it and cause that pain. You may take Ibuprofen which would usually alleviate it. It should go away on its own. ...Read more

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Sudden right side chest pain. Radiating to shoulder/neck/back. Hurts to use or put pressure on. Dizziness. Hurts with deep breaths. Help.

See below: More information (HX of trauma), a physical exam and a ECG are required to diagnose you. See a physician as soon as possible, as It could be a anything from a broken or lacerated rib to pericarditis. However, I doubt that you are having a heart attack or acute coronary syndrome. ...Read more

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Sharp right chest pain, which has moved to side rib over 2 days. Sharper with deeper breaths. Normal ultrasound and X-ray. Normal blood tests. Causes?

Chest pain: Many reasons from Shingles to pulmonary embolism to transient viral or local musculoskeletal issues. If persistent get a full evaluation and explanation ...Read more

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Started having chest pain. Only on right side. Pain is radiating from my neck to shoulder to chest. Worse when deep breath. O2-98% HR-79. 22 yr old f?

Started having chest pain. Only on right side. Pain is radiating from my neck to shoulder to chest. Worse when deep breath. O2-98% HR-79. 22 yr old f?

Muscles- skeletal: Most likely, in your case it's the muskuloskrletal system. Maybe you pulled a muscle? Strained? Lifted a heavy weight? Less likely cause for you can be from your heart, or lungs. Now until you have risk factors heart is unlikely. If you have fevers, cough, phlegm, lungs might be affected. See a doc if concerned, Especially if travelled recently or any risk for blood clots. You can consult us too.. ...Read more

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Chest pain left side 2 days now. When I move pain comes or I laugh or sometimes deep breath moving arm makes it worse sometimes.

Please see a doctor.: This is not a heart pain but called pleuritic pain. If you continue to have these symptoms, please see a doctor. You may need chest x-ray. ...Read more

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I have chest pain on the right side above my breast whenever I take a deep breath. I cannot think of anything that could of caused it.?

Pulls and Pleurisy: The usual explanation in someone your age is a simple strain of an intercostal muscle, but inflammation of the linings around the heart or lung can cause this as well. You haven't specified what type of pain, but I suppose some injury to the ribs and/or cartilage could do it as well. See your doc to discuss. ...Read more

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Left side gradual mild chest pain but back hurts behind pain. Feels worse with deep breaths. Cant stay asleep. Saw chiropractor yesterday.

Left side gradual mild chest pain but back hurts behind pain. Feels worse with deep breaths. Cant stay asleep. Saw chiropractor yesterday.

Chest pain: Most likely it could be musculoskeletal. There are other causes like peluritis, pericarditis or pleuripericarditic pain. Consult your physician for further investigation. ...Read more

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No cough but salty phlem. Certain positions when I breath deep hurts left side of back. Sometimes I'm short of breath. Chest pain ongoing for year.?

Chronic chest pain: This should warrant a thorough detailed evaluation by your primary care physician. It may be costochondritis (pain due to inflammation of the tissues connecting the ribs) but this should not produce shortness of breath. Please see your doctor and follow their directions. ...Read more