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Im Having Sharp Pains Everytime I Breath On The Right Side Of My Upper Chest
Probably not serious: Chest pains are usually worrisome because of the concern about their being due to heart disease, especially coronary disease. Sharp discomfort is not usually coronary in origin. Most often, these are chest wall (musculoskeletal), and resolve spontaneously or after simple remedies. Gastrointestinal or pulmonary causes may play a role, less commonly pericarditis (inflammation of sac around heart). ...Read more
Chest pain: That is unlikely a heart problem as it changes with breathing so one down of the bad things. It could be pleurisy or inflammation of the linings of the lung and chest wall, or musculoskeletal as in the muscles in between the ribs that get stretched with breathing. In any case try advil or aleve (naproxen) or your Ibuprofen and see, and then go see your doctor and discuss it. ...Read more
Im really having sharp pains on my lower right side of my back and my tummy aches and i can't breath. Why?
Go to the ER!: What you describe sounds like an emergency so you should see a doctor immediately. This type of symptoms can be caused by a wide variety of clinical conditions including kidney stones, ovarian torsion, gastric ulcer, and appendicitis. Again, seeing a doctor immediately is of paramount importance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
See below: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
See physician: Upper left abdomen contains spleen, tail of pancreas, splenic flexure of colon, part of stomach, left kidney, left lower ribs and muscles. Costochondritis, strained muscles, trauma to spleen, stomach ulcer or tumor, pancreatitis, problem with left lobe of liver, left kidney infection or stone, left lower lung infection, splenic flexure distention with air from irritable bowel syndrome, to name few ...Read more
I have sharp pains on the right side of my chest and right side of my upper back but the sharp pain doesn't happen while breathing just at random?
Likely benign: But a good evaluation by a physician or osteopath would appear reasonable. www.thepmc.org. ...Read more
Musculoskeletal: Sounds atypical for heart disease especially if not related to exertion, breathing or other symptoms. If it is worsened with deep breaths, it could be pleurisy, PTX or pericarditis but these are both usually persistent not sporadic. Does it hurt to raise your arm or move in a particular position? In any event, check with your doctor this week and be aware of any new or progressive symptoms ->ER ...Read more
Can be a pleurisy; s: Chest pains agravated by breathing, coughing or laufing is usually due to the pleurisy. It is an inflammation in the chest. The lining of the lung has the pain sensation but the lung itself does not have pain nerve. Of course broken ribs can cause more sever pains if the symptoms persistent, go to see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Likely muscular: Sharp pains in the chest at your age are almost always from irritated muscles and chest wall, ie... your ribs. You probably overdid some activity, lifting, carrying too heavy of a backpack, etc. That being the most common reason, though, if you feel dizzy, lightheaded, dull ache pain , short of breath, then check with a doctor to make sure not your heart or something like reflux ...Read more
I've been having sharp pains on my left side of my chest into my shouler/arm and sharp pains in my lower back could this be signs of gul bladder/liver ?
I am having intermittent sharp left side bladder pain and at the same time l am getting a sharp pain on my left side by my armpit and upper chest.
Bladder infection?: Could be urinary tract infection. See your physician. ...Read more
Recently when i breathe i feel tightness in my upper left chest and going toward my left side of my neck, why?
R/O PERICARDITIS: You may have inflammation of the heart=PERICARDITIS vs inflammation of the lungs =PLEURITIS. Myocarditis is much more serious and can be suggested by an abnormal echo. Often they are post viral.They tend to resolve with rest/hydration /NSAID(indocin) if it persists as course of prednisone may be needed. You need a prompt evaluation EKG/CXR AND LABS. See your doctor for eval. ...Read more
Get seen: This cannot be diagnosed on the internet, nor is it possible to provide you with advice without seeing and examining you. Go to your family doctor and get evaluated appropriately and treated. Good luck. ...Read more
You need to be seen: If this is so tight that it causes pain and makes your head go into the wrong position, something is seriously wrong. At your age it could well be a reaction to medicine called dystonic reaction, or something called torticollis but either way you need some relief which can be obtained only after a diagnosis is made. Then it can often be relieved quickly. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am having pain on my right lower abdomen that goes into my back, sometimes it's on my left side, extremely nause and felt sharp pain in chest.
Abdominal pain: Go get checked out by your doctor, lots of things can cause those sx, some benign, some serious............ ...Read more
29 y/o woman when i take deep breath i get sharp pain under left brest upper chest. Should i be concerned? Only hurts with deep breath.
Breathing pain: It sounds musculoskeletal in nature. Muscle pain is usually short term, aggravated by movement (deep breathing) and goes away with rest. Ibuprofen or Naproxen may help in the short term or slow stretching, or ice might make it feel better. If it doesn't feel better with these short term solutions i would visit a primary care physician for further evaluation. ...Read more
After wrestling the right side of my neck and my upper chest hurts when I breath in deeply. What could this be from? ... Pinched nerve maybe ...?
Can a shoulder injury be causing chest pain? Left shoulder is sore and taking deep breaths cause sharp pain in upper chest. 26/F
Upper chest pain left side and back. Short of breath walking and layin. Been to ER many times as well as GP. No one seems concerned what could it be?
Consultation advised: Your symptoms may be due to various causes. Apparently nothing serious was seen on your trips to the ER. For more helpful advice you may want to consider a Virtual Consultation at Health Tap. This can be done by live video or voice or by an InBox Text consultation. For your problem a live text consultation not advised. For InBox best to be available to respond to Dr's questions. Upload full Hx ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am experiencing back pain (side: upper) , chest pain or discomfort (worsened by: after sudden movements, bending forward, after exercise, applying pressure on the chest, after deep breaths) (side: left) (severity: moderate) (quality: sensation of press
Requires examination: testing, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment: cannot be diagnosed online. Call for a medical appointment today. ...Read more
Burning sensation through upper chest, pain in armpits and shoulders for the last couple of days I have had a feeling of heaviness in the left side of my chest along with shortness of breath. I seen my doctor about this and he believes that it was caused
Chest pain: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in right upper chest. Sharp when deep breath. Bilirubin was 3.1, CBC & liver function normal. Normal chest X-ray & ultrasound of liver & GB. ??
im newly on spironolactone. today i woke up with BAD pain in my upper chest when i breath. WHAT DO I DO i feel like im dying (not really but still)?
Upper chest and back have odd sensation when breathing but cannot reproduce feeling with cough or deep breath. What could this be?
My husband. Has upper chest pain
Where his strum is
it is hard for him to take a deep
Breath what could this be
He has no cold hes not short of br?
See physician: It is advised to seek urgent medical evaluation for his symptoms. Any patient with recent onset of chest pain who may be potentially unstable based upon history, family history, appearance, or vital signs, should be immediately evaluated in an emergency department. You need to be evaluated by your physician to eliminate life-threatening causes and be assessed for other causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Every morning I wake up with a soreness in middle/upper chest area and it feels worse when I take a deep breath. Wondering what this could be?
At your age: it is not likely a serious condition. Based on the information you have provided my guess is a chest wall condition especially if aggravated by chest wall movement. That being said, I would still recommend you discuss this with your primary care doctor for a more thorough evaluation, ...Read more
Yes: All of the muscles of the chest, those between the ribs and the cartilage that connects the ribs to the breastbone are moving/contracting with deep breaths. If they are inflamed or strained, then they certainly can cause pain with inspiration. If I can help, then join my care team and virtual practice at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I know if its my bad anxiety or something else. I find it hard to breath walking. I tend to also hold my breath, and breath from upper chest. Yet i can do recumbent bike fine for 25 minutes.
Rush of pain in my upper back or upper chest. Feels like hundreds of needles. Takes breath away. A few seconds, about 2 in a row. 1/month fatigue?
Sudden pain in back: Most probably this is a muscular type pain., see your dr to qualify more. ...Read more
I swallowed a pill right before bed and it feel like it is stuck in my upper chest it hurts to swallow lie down or take a deep breath?
I get real short of breath walking and tired.I have to sit an rest a while.I have e regular pulse, and several stents, one in my upper chest .?
I have soreness in upper chest, I have an occasional cough. I think I feel a lump on my lung when I take really deep breaths. Is this possible?
I've had a pain in my upper chest below collar bone for awhile now. Hurts when I take a deep breath or push air out and also when I raise my left arm?
Chest wall strain?: A number of muscles attach to the clavicle. It's likely that you strained one or more of these muscles. If the pain persists see your physician for evaluation. ...Read more
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