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Can someone explain why i get sharp pains in my chest and i can't breath?

Can someone explain why i get  sharp pains in my chest and i can't breath?

Time to see a doctor: A person with difficulty breathing needs to see her doctor right away, or be seen in the E.R. Right away. Possible causes include spontaneous pneumothorax, asthma, heart attack, pleurisy (inflammation of the lining inside the chest), fluid in the lungs, pneumonia, myocarditis, etc.... ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp pains in my chest. They go away quick. Sometimes happens for ten fifteen minutes. Should i get checked out for this?

I keep getting sharp pains in my chest. They go away quick. Sometimes happens for ten fifteen minutes. Should i get checked out for this?

Need to be checked: You are 45 and you are having chest pains i will suggest you do not waste time and see your medical doctor asap it could be your heart and you should not take chances.Heart disese need to be ruled out.The other possibilities are chest wall pain, esophageal reflux or related to your lungs or pleura.You need a detailed history and physical exam, an ekg and other tests may or may not be indicated. ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp pains in my chest had it for the last 5 days at first i thought it was indigestion but anything i take wont get rid of it?

PleuroPericardits: Sharp chest pain in the younger adult population can be caused by inflammation of the pleura/pleuritis/pleurisy (thin membrane covering the lungs & the inner chest wall), as well inflammation of the pericardium/peridcarditis (membrane sac covering the heart). Other causes are possible. These are usually benign, but can also be complicated. Nsaids help; but seeing your doctor will help more! ...Read more

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I get random sharp pains on my Chest and basically my spine and sometimes my sides.What is that?They come and go pain gets easier when I keep breathin

I get random sharp pains on my Chest and basically my spine and sometimes my sides.What is that?They come and go pain gets easier when I keep breathin

Random chest pain: Emily, some more specific localization on the pains would be helpful, certainly some inflammation of the sternum and rib joints could be a cause, but does not explain the back pain. An inflammatory arthritis or fibromyalgia could be possibility. See your practioner and have an arthritis work up with a sedimentation rate to start with ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp pains in my chest , shoulder and back. Anything i can use to relieve this?

Iburprofen: Given your age, your pain is most likely musculoskeletal in origin. Taking Ibuprofen helps the best with this type of pain. ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp pains in my chest and upper abdomen. What to do?

I keep getting sharp pains in my chest and upper abdomen. What to do?

Hmmm: Difficult to answer. Many things can cause the symptoms you describe. I would strongly recommend that you see your doctor and discuss these symptoms so that the two of you can get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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Hi I've been coffing up clear and lumpy phlem for mounths probly years is it anything serious I also get sharp stabbing pains in my chest?

Hi I've been coffing up clear and lumpy phlem for mounths probly years is it anything serious I also get sharp stabbing pains in my chest?

Mgt: You should be evaluated right away. A virtual appointment can be used to review your history and chest imaging studies. Your PCP may order a TB test, allergy evaluation and a work up as indicated for bronchiectasis. ...Read more