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Hi, I am having sharp pains in the middle of my chest just between the heart and then down at end of ribs and I have a sort of tightness in my neck??

Hi, I am having sharp pains in the middle of my chest just between the heart and then down at end of ribs and I have a sort of tightness in my neck??

Chest wall strain?: At your age one would think of a musculoskeletal cause such as a chest wall strain or possible costochondritis. But for a specific diagnosis, if it persists, you will need to see your doctor who could examen you. Best wishes ...Read more

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I have a constant pain in the middle left hand side of my stomach?

I have a constant pain in the middle left hand side of my stomach?

See your doctor if: you've had this pain for awhile as it can be gastritis, and depends on what you eat, your diet, your hydration, other medications you're taking or supplements affecting your stomach. You don't want it to develop into an ulcer, so it's best for you to get an abdominal exam during your physical, and have this evaluated deeper. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have pain in my back in the middle of what to do?

I have pain in my back in the middle of what to do?

How long: Need more information. Mid back pain can be muscular or even referred from the heart/ lungs, stomach and even gallbladder. Was there any trauma or injury? Are there any other symptoms. If the symptoms persist more than a week and are not getting better then go see your doc. ...Read more

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I suddenly had very sharp pain in the middle of my chest when I would breathe in. There was also pain in my upper back at the same time. Thank you!

I suddenly had very sharp pain in the middle of my chest when I would breathe in. There was also pain in my upper back at the same time. Thank you!

Precordial catch: This is a relatively common occurrence termed "precordial catch". The exact cause is unknown but it is felt to be when a dry spot on the lung lining sticks to the wall of the chest and the stretching when you breathe in causes the sharp pain . These are benign and will do no harm but they are dramatic. The best way to handle it is to "bite the bullet" and rapidly breathe in deeply. ...Read more

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I have a pain in the middle of my back that wraps around my left side and I have had it for 4 days?

I have a pain in the middle of my back that wraps around my left side and I have had it for 4 days?

Kidney stone?: Is your urine color changed, are you having difficulty urinating or burning or urgency? It could be a kidney stone, get it checked by your doctor, and drink a lot of fluids. ...Read more

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I have been having sharp stabbing pain in the middle of my chest and then the pain spreads to the left side of my chest . What could it b?

I have been having sharp stabbing pain in the middle of my chest and then the pain spreads to the left side of my chest . What could it b?

Many things, but: Esophageal spasm is a possibility, but could be of cardiac, gastric, pancreatic, pulmonary or musculoskeletal origin , between others. Tell me more about the circumstances when the pain presents and wether you have any other symptoms or medical problems. ...Read more

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I have pain in the middle of my chest and my right arm what could it be?

I have pain in the middle of my chest and my right arm what could it be?

Chest pain: There are many causes of chest pain, the heart is but one, intestinal gas and thoracic musculoskeletal pains are very common, anxiety and panic attacks likewise are frequent causes. You should always ask the doctors who see you what they think is the problem you came for and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Why is the middle of my back hurting and then i get a pain in my chest?

Why is the middle of my back hurting and then i get a pain in my chest?

Several Things: There are many things that may cause these symptoms, ranging from life-threatening aortic dissection, pneumonia, pancreatitis to more common gas/ reflux and musculoskeletal strain. These often refer pain from front to back, and risk of serious things typically increases with age. At your age I would suspect referred pain from back to front is more likely from gas or musculoskeletal strain. ...Read more

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I have pain in the middle of my stomach ?

I have pain in the middle of my stomach ?

No short answer: Many more questions need to be asked and answered before a good response can be given....Where, for how long, how painful, nature of the pain....And most important, medical history and current health status. I would suggest a visit to you family doc for a good evaluation.. ...Read more

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I have a throbbing pain in the top left of my head?

I have a throbbing pain in the top left of my head?

Could be: A migraine. If it's the worst headache you've ever had and you have changes in vision, nausea, vomiting then see your doctor immediately. Try otc excedrin. Talk to your doctor about effective long term treatment. ...Read more

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Do I have a tumor in my throat/esophagus? I've had a feeling of a lump in my throat with pain/discomfort upon swallowing for a few weeks. The lump feels like it's stuck in the bottom of my throat and the pain radiates through the middle of my chest and i

Do I have a tumor in my throat/esophagus? I've had a feeling of a lump in my throat with pain/discomfort upon swallowing for a few weeks. The lump feels like it's stuck in the bottom of my throat and the pain radiates through the middle of my chest and i

See your doctor: If the pain has been there for a couple of weeks and not associated with cold, injury etc. I would start with your primary care doctor who will make appropriate referrals and examination, you may need a fiber optic scope through your nose for a look at the back of your throat. You may also get other work up like imaging, cardiac work up etc. ...Read more

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I have pain in the middle of both my palms an at the base of my thumbs. It started with a stabbing sensation in the middle of my left palm?

I have pain in the middle of both my palms an at the base of my thumbs. It started with a stabbing sensation in the middle of my left palm?

Muscles stress.: Repetitive movements will stress the muscles and the pain will radiate into the palm and thumb. This is treatable with myofascial release therapy. You have to begin the process with massage, pt, heat and myofascial release therapy is with hands-on techniques. I like acupuncture. ...Read more

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When i wake up in the morning i have severe chest pain and there looks like i have a lump in the middle of my chest from the inside where it hurts ?

When i wake up in the morning i have severe chest pain and there looks like i have a lump in the middle of my chest from the inside where it hurts    ?

See your doctor: I think you need a chest xray and EKG as soon as possible. Your doctor should see you today or tomorrow with these complaints. I hope you are able to get some assistance right away. ...Read more

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I have a bad headache in the middle top of my head accompanied by an ache in the ack of my neck. If i put pressure on the ache in the back of my neck ?

I have a bad headache in the middle top of my head accompanied by an ache in the ack of my neck. If i put pressure on the ache in the back of my neck ?

Neck pain first: The headache is due to the muscle spasm coming from the neck. It pulls the muscles from the neck and goes up the back of the neck up the back of the scalp to the top of your head. If you massage the neck muscles and relax them, then the headache may start to subside. Ice packs to the neck may helps as well. ...Read more

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I have a lump right at the top & in the middle of my rib cage ie middle of my chest?

I have a lump right at the top & in the middle of my rib cage  ie middle of my chest?

Sternomanubrial jtn: You might be referring to the normal sternomanubrial joint, also referred to as the sternomanubrial junction or sternal angle. Here's an image: http://pinterest.Com/pin/142356038193025684/. ...Read more

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I have a burning pain on the right side of my face. I also have terrible tooth pain on the right side. Now, I have a dull pain in the middle of my thr?

Start w/ dental exam: Sounds very unpleasant, but hopefully you can get to the bottom of this. The most common cause of pain like you're describing is dental pain, so you should start with seeing your dentist. If your dental exam is normal or if dental treatments don't help, then feel free to be in touch with me on HealthTap or another neurologist or dentist who focuses on headache and/or facial pain. ...Read more

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