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I have a pain in the front of my chest on the right side and the exact same pain in the same spot on my back what could this b?

I have a pain in the front of my chest on the right side and the exact same pain in the same spot on my back what could this b?

Nerve discomfort: Sometimes, shingles (a reactivation of chicken pox) can cause nerve pain which can radiate around from the back to the front of the chest. Other causes can be muscle tightness from exercise, or an issue inside, either with the lining of the lung (called pleurisy) or the lung itself. If your symptoms continue, see your physician. ...Read more

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I have been having on and off again pain on the left front of my chest and left upper back. Is this something to be concerned about?

I have been having on and off again pain on the left front of my chest and left upper back.  Is this something to be concerned about?

Yes it is: You need to see your doctor right away. This sounds like some of the classic symptoms of angina, which can be a sign of heart blockages and a warning sign for heart attack. It may not be that but it's best not to take a chance. ...Read more

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See your doctor asap if chest pain occuring more frequently or with less activity. ...See more

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Yesterday I had a pain in my chest. I can't really describe it, but it went across the whole front of my chest , Directly under my breasts. ?

Yesterday I had a pain in my chest. I can't really describe it, but it went across the whole front of my chest , Directly under my breasts. ?

Urgent: New onset of that type of chest pain can be potentially be very serious. You should seek evaluation immediately. Hopefully this is related to stomach upset or radiated pain from your back. The concern is the possibility of coronary artery disease and an acute coronary syndrome (early heart attack) - please get evaluated quickly. ...Read more

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Whats pain in front of the chest bone?

We have to be: Carefull, of the cardiac origin, if we adress that then most likely gerd.Gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd) is a chronic digestive disease that occurs when stomach acid or, occasionally, bile flows back (refluxes) into your food pipe (esophagus). The backwash of acid irritates the lining of your esophagus and causes gerd signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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Improving Heart Health

If you have risk factors for heart disease & you develop chest pain with physical activity, go to er. ...See more

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If the esophagus is in the back, why do we feel stuck food in the front of the chest?

If the esophagus is in the back, why do we feel stuck food in the front of the chest?

Esophageal symptoms: Technically, the esophagus is a mediastinal structure that sits forward of the spinal cord and behind the airway. As such, its mid-body and not "in the back." that being said, esophageal pain can radiate to the chest or back, and shares many of the same nerve pathways of pain as does the heart. You're right in that food sticking is typically described as "in the chest.". ...Read more

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"i get a sharp pain in the left front of my chest & can't take a breath when i bend forward. What is happening?" i've cut back on my smoking.

Probably not heart: The fact that bending forward makes it worse makes me think it is most likely structural that causes the pain, which in turn increases your anxiety. My best guess without examining you and asking a few more questions is that the shortness of breath is related to anxiety (hyperventilation) from stopping smoking etc.. The shortness of breadth and the discomfort do warrant a formal evaluation. ...Read more

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Shortness of breath and fatigue can also be an equivalent of angina or chest pain. ...See more

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I Have a pain that goes From The front Of My Chest to The upper part Of My Back . I recently Have a complete check up Of My Heart and is fine.

Multiple possible: Not sure if you're asking the cause of the chest pain. If that's the case, a thorough history and physical examination, by your primary physician, can typically narrow down the possibilities. I don't see an age on your profile, so its' difficult to tell how concerned. Basically, if you're concerned, don't risk it. If you feel it might be a heart attack, or something else dangerous, call 911. ...Read more