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I'm having sharp pains everytime I breath on the right side of my upper chest?

I'm having sharp pains everytime I breath on the right side of my upper chest?

Concerning: You are having something that sounds like "pleuritic" chest pain, which is usually caused by something irritating the lining of the lungs or your other organs. If it does not go away, you should definitely get it checked out. ...Read more

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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

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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. ..?

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. ..?

Probably not nerve: Sounds more like some strained muscles in your neck and chest. A pinched nerve in the neck would send pain down your arm. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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

The: The symptoms you describe are typical of a heart attack or inflammation around the heart (pericarditis) - they can also be caused by anxiety and hyperventilation. So yes, it could be serious. Key items for revealing if there is a heart problem would be an electrocardiogram (ekg) and blood tests, perhaps an echocardiogram (looking at the heart and pericardium with sound waves). If your doctor has done the tests described, check with him again to see what else could be causing the problem. If not, it could be best to seek another opinion. ...Read more

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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)?

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)?

Spironolactone: Why are you on spiro? Tell your team as they know you best. So if started yesterday not likely due to spiro. I have treated thousands with spiro for HTN; Ask your team and I am available for second opinion. ...Read more

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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 he's not short of br?

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 he's 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 more

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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?

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

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Can pulled muscles in upper chest make it a little hard to take a breath in?

Can pulled muscles in upper chest make it a little hard to take a breath in?

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 more

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I have pain in my upper chest and rib area of my back when I take deep breaths or lift my arm what might it be?

Musculoskeletal: This sounds like pain arising from the bones and muscles of the chest wall. Can be caused by an injury or overuse. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen or aleve may help. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Belly breathing!: Relaxing breathing is with the belly - breath in/belly out - breath out/belly in; like you do when on the bike. Breathing with the chest causes poor oxygenation and can lead to hi anxiety and panics. ...Read more

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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 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?

Drink and eat: It sounds like it probably is stuck or created a spasm in your esophagus. Try sipping some tea to help it dissolve and calm the spasm. It will go down eventually. ...Read more

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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 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?

Likely benign: The lump sensation might be irritation of the lining of the chest. It can "catch" at times and that can be the lump feeling you are describing.
Soreness could be from the coughing or just inflammation of the lining of the chest wall. ...Read more

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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?

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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Slight upper chest pressure, near collarbone. I also have shortness of breath. Have done multiple test doc said everything is good. What could be wrng?

Slight upper chest pressure, near collarbone. I also have shortness of breath. Have done multiple test doc said everything is good. What could be wrng?

Solitude: As we go to rest and there's nothing to distract us, we feel more things and we presume we are feeling things. Before we can say that, it is best to see your doctor and have a good examination or even a holder monitor if necessary. If nothing is found, then the poetic theory will be right. ...Read more

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Horrible pain in upper left shoulder, numbness of left arm, mild upper chest pain. Also short of breath. What is it?

See your Doctor: Must have complete evaluation. If sudden you may need emergency medical intervention or you may not. You must see your phisician asap and obtain a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d deficiency cause shortness of breath /upper chest and shoulder tense /pressure?

Can vitamin d deficiency cause shortness of breath /upper chest and shoulder tense /pressure?

Doubtful: Vitamin d is important for many things, but deficiency doesn't usually cause sudden/severe symptoms. There are usually other issue going on as well. ...Read more

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I feel something in my esophagus recent weeks. At first I only felt it after having dinner, recent days I feel something below my throat in the upper chest all day while I swallowing. And I feel chest congested when taking a deep breath.

I feel something in my esophagus recent weeks. At first I only felt it after having dinner, recent days I feel something below my throat in the upper chest all day while I swallowing. And I feel chest congested when taking a deep breath.

GERD: It is difficult to define the cause without an exam, but your problem could be from an inflammation of the esophagus. With gastroesophageal disease (GERD) the acids in the esophagus can leak from the esophagus and go into the trachea. In the trachea, the leaked fluid can cause an inflammation from the trachea and into then lungs. ...Read more

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Yesterday I suddenly got a pain in my lower throat/upper chest that hurt when I breathed deeply or burped. I still have it today, what is this?

Yesterday I suddenly got a pain in my lower throat/upper chest that hurt when I breathed deeply or burped. I still have it today, what is this?

Pleuritis /GERD: If the symptom is associated with breathing alone and you had a recent upper respiratory infection, it's possible to be related to inflammation of the respiratory system.
It could also be esophageal reflux. You would need to see your doctor for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I get some sharp pain on the right side of my upper chest once in awhile?

OK: Perhaps you'd share a few more details and ask a question? Duration, quality, possible relationships, medications, medical conditions, etc. ...Read more

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What can cause sharp, spastic pains in upper chest and back? I'm a healthy 33 yr old female and have had these pains all day every time I move...

What can cause sharp, spastic pains in upper chest and back? I'm a healthy 33 yr old female and have had these pains all day every time I move...

Pain that gets: Worse with activity (movement) is ofter related to muscle or bone. Did you exercise or perform a repetitive movement that was out of your routine? Any injury? ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pains upper chest left side?

Family practice: Young man see a dr right away. Make sure it's not related to your heart. ...Read more

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Had sharp pain in my upper chest. Left side. Went as soon as it came. Made me twitch tho?

Inflammation: Pain that is sharp and momentary is usually from the rib cage or the lining of your lung and is generally nothing to worry about. If comes back, get it checked out. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain ay my left side upper chest that hurts at my left lower shoulder blade as well. I know it's at my lung. Is it pleurisy?

I have a sharp pain ay my left side upper chest that hurts at my left lower shoulder blade as well. I know it's at my lung. Is it pleurisy?

Shoulder pain: Pleurisy typically hurts more with breathing. Pain with shoulder movement is more likely related to the muscles of the shoulder blade. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain in my upper chest which radiates around under my arm pit and that side. I do not have a temp or pain in my left arm or jaw. IT has?

I have sharp pain in my upper chest which radiates around under my arm pit and that side. I do not have a temp or pain in my left arm or jaw. IT has?

Need more info: Rt or left side? Age? Overweight? Are you nauseated or short of breath? Did you lift weights or get hurt? Do you have high chol or diabetes? Do you have kidney or gall stones? ...Read more

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Upper chest pain, left side closer to my armpit. Had it for a month, comes and goes, feels kind of like achy/sharp pain above my heart?

Upper chest pain, left side closer to my armpit. Had it for a month, comes and goes, feels kind of like achy/sharp pain above my heart?

See thoracic surgeon: Begin with pcp, if no help concider vascular or thoracic surgeon. Your first rib could pressing on the vessel causing symptoms. Thoracic outlet syndrome is remote possibility. ...Read more

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Upper chest pain, left side closer to my armpit. Had it for about 3 years, comes and goes, feels kind of like achy/sharp pain above my heart?

See a doctor: From the type of pain and it's location it does not seem to be anything serious. However it's better not to take any chances so please see a doctor to evaluate and to do atleast an E.K.G. and xrays. He might decide to do more tests if necessary. ...Read more

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I feel sick all the time and I get short sharp pains in my abdomine and upper chest area what should I do?

See a Dr.: With your symptoms and the apparent chronicity of them, you should see a Dr. And get diagnosed and treated so you are not sick anymore. That is what we like to do, . Heal people and make them better! Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing intermittent sharp pains in my left upper chest when I jog. Not wheezing. Could this be from my heart? 44 yo healthy female

I'm experiencing intermittent sharp pains in my left upper chest when I jog. Not wheezing. Could this be from my heart? 44 yo healthy female

Sharp pain: Sharp pains are less likely heart related especially if brief. Although, association with jogging sounds "worrisome", there are other reasons for chest pain other than cardiac. Musculoskeletal issues are the first to consider. However, if you are known to have risk factors for heart issues not related here, you will need to discuss those with your doc. ...Read more