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Work up with minor intermittent chest pain, right side to right of nipple. Pain comes and goes every 20-30 seconds. Has been going on for an hour.

Work up with minor intermittent chest pain, right side to right of nipple. Pain comes and goes every 20-30 seconds. Has been going on for an hour.

Atypical chest pain: Although quite short in duration this may be related to chest wall spasm or neuritis. I would suggestiot OTC antiinflammatory medicine and if not improved or worsening within 24-48 hours call your physician. This is not associated with shortness of breath? - If you have that then go to the ER. ...Read more

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I have an intermittent right sided chest pain. It doesn't radiate.?

I have an intermittent right sided chest pain. It doesn't radiate.?

Lots of causes: The good news is a 21 yr old's risk of heart attack is very very small. The list of possible causes is big. Some examples are muscle strain, injured rib or cartilage, pleurisy, gall bladder, liver, kidney stone, pulmonary embolus, and others. You should get it checked out. ...Read more

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Intermittent left sided chest pain and pressure?

Intermittent left sided chest pain and pressure?

Call your doctor: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more

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I'm having intermittent chest pain on my left side, but my blood work is completely fine and I've been working out (cardio and strength) and have had?

Chest pain on my left side: Have you ever had, chest trauma, such as MVA, months or years ago. Or pneumonia, or L side fluid collection which required drainage. Have you had imaging of the chest; CXR, CT or MRI. if not I suggest to have them done, to rule out any other condition, such as chronic pleuritis, or pulmonary disease, or even rib fracture.
In these conditions the blood testing will be normal.
Go to a Dr. Request t ...Read more

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Headache/pressure in center of head and chest pain on the far left side that is intermittent?

Headache/pressure in center of head and chest pain on the far left side that is intermittent?

It sounds: Like tension headache/ chest muscle spasms. But you never know something more serious than that may be going on. Go to an urgent care center to get checked if you can not get a hold of your doctor by phone. ...Read more

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I have intermittent chest pain pinpointed to both sides of sternum. It exacerbates when deep breathing.

I have intermittent chest pain pinpointed to both sides of sternum. It exacerbates when deep breathing.

Costochondritis: Seems like you are suffering from costo-chondritis of bony rib cage/cortilage. It is due to some non-specific inflammation. You need to take anti-inflammatory medications. Consult your physician for prescription. ...Read more

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I have had pain between my shoulder blades and intermittent chest pain that goes from side to side I also have numbness and pain in both arms. Why?

Chest pain: The first thing you want to make sure is that you are not having an acute coronary syndrome (heart attack). Please seek medical evaluation very soon. ...Read more

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2 months ago doctors found a 4cm right sided lung mass in the lower lobe after I had been having intermittent chest pain for 2 months prior to that. T?

2 months ago doctors found a 4cm right sided lung mass in the lower lobe after I had been having intermittent chest pain for 2 months prior to that. T?

Oh dear: Now you must have this mass identified. What is your doctor doing for you? Find put your treatment plan right away and get it done. You must start with the identification of the tissue type. Hurry ...Read more

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I am having intermittent chest pain on my left side. Underneath my left breast. Pain is pretty sharp. Could this be my heart?

I am having intermittent chest pain on my left side. Underneath my left breast. Pain is pretty sharp. Could this be my heart?

Chest pain: Among the many possible causes of chest pain are inflammation of muscles or cartilage, reflux of stomach contents, lung disease and heart disease, the latter two including blood clot in the lung and heart attack. Best to see your doctor for complete examination. Sudden onset of chest pain warrants emergency evaluation. ...Read more

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Snap stern when push my chest in front, pressure in chest, sometimes small chest pain in left side (like 2 secods intermittent) ECG ok in may, BP ok?

Snap stern when push my chest in front, pressure in chest, sometimes small chest pain in left side (like 2 secods intermittent) ECG ok in may, BP ok?

Press the: Site of your pain. If you can elicit the same response, then its probably muscular. I see you 've listed ischemia as a condition. If you to have cardiac ischemia, see your cardiologist for further treatment (left heart cath/stent placement). ...Read more

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Intermittent left side sternum pain/left breast/left upper chest pain. Pain only lasts a few seconds. Upper back /shoulderblade pain for 8 months.

See details: These symptoms are nonspecific and cause have several causes. See a doctor and have it evaluated if you are concerned. It does not sound like a serious issue to me. ...Read more

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I have Chest pain right side, over the last hour it's coming and going every 10mins lasting about 30 secs but happening more often now? I'm 34 women

I have Chest pain right side, over the last hour it's coming and going every 10mins lasting about 30 secs but happening more often now? I'm 34 women

Chest pain: What you are describing sounds like small intestine periodicity pain. Probably a kink in gut and gas pain but early bowel obstruction could present the same way. If it doesn't go away seek attention to see what is going on ...Read more

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I have chest pain right side just above my breast. What's this?

Need to a Doc: Might not be worrisome if worsen touching, that would mean a chest wall/ muscle pain and would resolve with no treatment. ...Read more

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Mild chest pain right side only non radiating pls. Explain?

Possibly not serious: Could you please explain the exact location and what makes the pain worse or better? Possibly nothing serious. . ...Read more

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Chest pain right side sometimes vomit and goes away after a few minutes?

Chest pain right side sometimes vomit and goes away after a few minutes?

Go and be seen.: Anytime you experience chest pain you need to go in and be evaluated by a healthcare professional. It could be something benign, but depending on your medical problems and your family history it could be something more serious. ...Read more

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Son, 17 yrs old gets heart palputaions, EKG normal. I could see his heart pumping hard on his chest, pain right side. Any clues why?

Son, 17 yrs old gets heart palputaions, EKG normal. I could see his heart pumping hard on his chest, pain right side. Any clues why?

Event monitor: It may be helpful to wear an event monitor for 2 to 4 weeks to assess the exact heart rhythm during these episodes. ...Read more

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Experiencing chest pain, right side near breast and above pain is there sometimes or stabbing pain on movements what could this be?

Experiencing chest pain, right side near breast and above pain is there sometimes or stabbing pain on movements what could this be?

Costochondritis: In people your age group w/similar symptoms, costochondritis is the likely cause. Costochondritis is inflammation & spasm of the muscles of the rib cage. This can be caused by injury or stress. Anti-inflammatories & warm compresses are the main treatment for this. However, if your pain doesn't improve or worsens or is accompanied by shortness of breath or palpitations seek treatment immediately. ...Read more

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Chest pain right side for almost an hour now. Under breast and across abdomen sometimes extending to back. Very sharp pain. Is it gas?

Chest pain right side for almost an hour now. Under breast and across abdomen sometimes extending to back. Very sharp pain. Is it gas?

ER visit now: Seems atypical for heart attack but cannot rule out. Also blood clot in the lung and tear in your aorta should be considered and ruled out. Hence any acute onset chest pain deserves an immediate evaluation. Please go to the er. ...Read more

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Sudden onset of chest pain, right side. Went to ER, heart good, chest X-ray neg. In a lot of pAin at night. Esp laying down. ER not sure what's wrong?

Sudden onset of chest pain, right side. Went to ER, heart good, chest X-ray neg. In a lot of pAin at night. Esp laying down. ER not sure what's wrong?

Mgt/workup: I would suggest a further workup by your PCP to include ruling out reflux and other GI disorders. Sometimes the problem is actually GI and not pulmonary/cardiac related. ...Read more

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Weight loss, night sweats, chest pain, right side neck ache?

Weight loss, night sweats, chest pain, right side neck ache?

See your doctor: In someone your age, this may or may not be an early warning sign of a lymphoma. Now, I do not want to worry you but you need to get blood work and ct scan for starters. I would not wait too long. Is there a family history of cancer? Do you have swelling anywhere else? Are the night sweats drenching. If any of the answers are true, you need to see an oncologist and your pcp can refer you. ...Read more

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Weight loss, night sweats, chest pain, right side neck ache?

Weight loss, night sweats, chest pain, right side neck ache?

Lymphoma: Your symptoms are classic for lymphoma and your neck pain could be due to a swollen lymph node. At your age, this is a common malignancy. You should seek medical attention right away. ...Read more

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Chest pain, right side several hours. Upset stomach. Urinating every 10 to 15 minutes. Male 30 320 lbs.

Chest pain, right side several hours. Upset stomach. Urinating every 10 to 15 minutes. Male 30 320 lbs.

Based: Based on your symptoms, age, and weight, you need to be evaluated by your primary care provider or local emergency room department as soon as possible.
You may be dealing with diabetes and complications of having a very high blood sugar. Also, it could be a heart issue (i.e. Angina, etc.) or even something more simple like a urinary tract infection (uti). Regardless this must be addressed right away by a medical professional.
Good luck to you. ...Read more