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Doctor insights on: Chest Pains On The Right Side

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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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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Is sharp chest pains on the right side bad?

Is sharp chest pains on the right side bad?

Yes: I just don't know how sharp chest pains could ever be considered "good" (!), but it's unlikely to be your heart. Other considerations include pleurisy, pneumonia, gall bladder disease, costochondritis, myofascial syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, shingles, and others. ...Read more

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What causes sharp chest pains on the right side ?

Serious things can: Cause right sided chest pain. Just because it occurs on the right side does not mean that it is not the heart. This should be discussed with your doctor asap to make sure that this it not something life-threatening. A lof of things can cause right sided chest pain, though, including heart disease, reflux, musculoskeletal pain, pleuritis, pneumonia, trauma, gallbladder problems, etc. ...Read more

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What causes sharp chest pains on the right side ?

What causes sharp chest pains on the right side ?

Serious things can: Cause right sided chest pain. Just because it occurs on the right side does not mean that it is not the heart. This should be discussed with your doctor asap to make sure that this it not something life-threatening. A lof of things can cause right sided chest pain, though, including heart disease, reflux, musculoskeletal pain, pleuritis, pneumonia, trauma, gallbladder problems, etc. ...Read more

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Having chest pains on the right side up into my neck no physical activity being done just started hurting

Having chest pains on the right side up into my neck no physical activity being done just started hurting

Muscles!!!!: Think flesh/tissue and not heart or lung! began heat and massage. See your doc! i might be the rib margins at the sternum too. If you press on the fronts of your chest and find a super tender area, you have put your finger on it! this is costochrondritis. Still see your doc. ...Read more

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Hi, I am having chest pains on the right side which radiates to the back. Pain only feels at certain postures like standing straight and coughing.

Musculoskeletal Pain: It is most probabely Musculoskeletal pain.Which means it is either in muscles,other skeletal structures in the chest wall as it is related to activities like standing and coughing which makes your chest move.You can try some over the counter meds like Aleve (naproxen) or Ibuprofen et if you do not have stomach ulcer or allergies to Aspirin,ibuprofen oe Naprosyn.But consult your doctor if it is ok to take ...Read more

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Im a 14 yr old girl who is healthy. I lifted my brother and have been having chest pains on the right side and are mild. i think i strained the muscle?

Im a 14 yr old girl who is healthy. I lifted my brother and have been having chest pains on the right side and are mild. i think i strained the muscle?

Muscle Strain: You are suffering from non-cardiac chest wall pain which is often secondary to musculoskeletal causes. The pain may be secondary to a muscle strain in the chest wall itself, or in the back. Pain is increased with motion of the chest and when breathing deeply, sneezing, or coughing. Pain is not associated with shortness of breath, sweating, nausea, or fever. Managed with heat, rest and NSAIDs. ...Read more

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My boyfriend is having chest pains on his right side. When he lifts his arm or turn it send sharp pain in his chest. What could it be?

Costchondritis: If your pain is sharp in anterior chest on deep breathing , coughing or sneezing it is inflammation of costchondral junction, joint between rib and breast bone. Ice , ibuprofen and no weight lifting helps. If not better in 8-10'days see a physician. ...Read more

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I recently began smoking 3 days ago and I take Minastrin 24 Fe for and now I am experiencing chest pains in the right side of my chest. What do I do?

I recently began smoking 3 days ago and I take Minastrin 24 Fe for  and now I am experiencing chest pains in the right side of my chest. What do I do?

Please stop: smoking and see your doc. He/she can determine if you have a medical condition. Smoking will only raise the probability of other medical problem later on in life. While smoking rate is down in the general population, it has risen for young women. Please protect yourself for the future. Peace and good health. ...Read more