Top 20 Doctor insights on: Intense pain in sternum when sitting or bending
Since I was 17 I've had intense pain start below my sternum and to the right which then radiates to my back and joints throughout my body.
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I was wrestling a friend and tried to slam him when I heard a pop near my chest now I have a knot by my sternum and intense pain in shoulder and ches?
I've been having sharp intense pain know my heart/sternum that goes to my neck. I'm 20 years old, what could this be?
???: "sharp, intense pain" needs to be evaluated by a doctor, possibly emergently in the er! Even though 20 is young and low risk for heart attack or dissection, soft tissue disorders or genetic high cholesterol or obesity might put you at risk, even at age 20. See a doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This morning I got a very intense pain right below where my ribs meet below my chest after gulping some water first thing in the morning.
Esophageal Spasm: Most likely your pain was due to esophageal spasm, which can be set off by cold liquids. If the problem is occurring more frequently, consider seeing a doctor, as there are medications which can help and you may need to be evaluated for a more serious condition called achalasia. Much less likely to be a heart or lung condition if the pain is unrelated to exertion and lasts less than a minute. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I practice Brazilian jiu jitsu and over the last couple of weeks when someone applies there weight the right side of my chest I get a intense pain?
Common injury!: Always glad to help a fellow BJJ practitioner! This is a common injury in BJJ. Sometimes in the heat of the moment you don't remember HOW you injured it, only that it hurts the next day! X-ray can rule out a fracture, but usually the only treatment is rest, ice 20 min as needed for the first few days, and taking a break from training till you can at least do a forward roll without pain! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had a cough for a week that has caused intense pain on the left side of my chest, to the point I can barely move without agony. Should I go to er?
Chest pain: Yes go to the ER. It may represent infection or it may be strain from coughing. Be checked and get a CXR. All the best. ...Read more
I'm having a really intense pain in the right side of my chest right under my pecks ONLY brought on by Eating, Drinking or burping? Any ideas? Thanks
I just did a workout with a barbell and I am feeling intense pain on my chest and arms. Is this normal after such workout?
NEW TO THIS: Sounds like you need instruction in how to train with weights. It is not as simple as lifting something. Also if you aren't used to heavy exercise you may overdo and suffer as a result. Get a trainer. Go to a gym and gett instruction. Then see. ...Read more
Right shoulder/Arm Intense pain goes down to back and chest last for several minutes than goes away happens only at night than gets a Charlie horse?
Why do you: Get the Charlie horse? Is it sleeping positions that you could try differently? Are you over using the arm in the day? Are you dehydrated and need to drink more water? Do you need more potassium? Try a supplement from the store. If none of that works get an evaluation from your doc ...Read more
Intense chest pressure that is radiating to shoulders/neck/jaw for over an hour. (less intense pain on and off all day as well) what could it be?
See MD today: Problems (including infection) involving structures in your chest, including the pericardium (the lining around the heart) can cause these symptoms. You need to call your doctor this morning and have the problem evaluated and treated promptly. Untreated, the problem that caused these symptoms may have serious consequences. ...Read more
I got punched in the chest during a boxing match and I still have intense pain been to ER twice and everything is normal, what about contusion of heart?
Wouldn't hurt: A cardiac contusion isn't painful but a fractured sternum is and i'll bet that's what you have - it just hasn't shown up on xray yet (it takes time ; a special xray technique to show it). I wish you well. ...Read more
Why does it hurt to have milk products? I just get this intense pain in my throat and partway down my chest. Ever heard of this?
Lactose intolerance: You may of lactose intolerance. See your doctor for evaluation and testing. ...Read more
Intense pain leftside of chest under breast (tender to touch)left under shoulderblade, achy top of leftarm. Slightly lighthead. Hurts to move (sharppain)?
If it is worse: When you touch it then it might be musculoskeletal injury and you would need an X-ray ...Read more
3-4 times in the past 1-2 months, I woke up with intense pain in my chest, back, and jaw. Accompanied by burping- is it just gas? Why's it hurt so much?
Reflux: What may be happening is reflux of stomach acid up your esophagus. This is commonly called GERD. It may be caused by your diet or eating a large meal and then lying down. Please see your family physician who I am sure will be able to help you with some dietary advise & medicine. ...Read more
I experienced a popping under my left armpit when I was tackled by my friend. I have intense pain from my side to my left breast and top of my chest.?
Be examined: It sounds like you had significant trauma. You may need an XR as well as an exam. All the best. ...Read more
Deep intense pain in chest above right breast near armpit. Two yrs. Getting worse. Seat belt injury badly bruised rt breast. 2 1/2 yrs ago. Why pain.
Have bad gerd. Took my handful of supplements after dinner. A min later had intense pain in throat and very upper chest for a min. Eso spasm? Reflux?
Intense pain when I run over 50 paces, in chest, down my arms and into my hands. Not out of breath and if I cycle I just get numb hands. Had cortisone in C7 for arm pain 2yo. Is this neurological too?
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