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Is it healthy for a female the have chest pains..But its only when I breathe?

Is it healthy for a female the have chest pains..But its only when I breathe?

Many possibilities : Consult a physician for chest pain which may be due to pericarditis inflammation of the heart wall or pleurisy which is inflammation of lung outer wall or costochondritis. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain in my chest on the left side only when I breathe in deeply, yawn or sneeze. Has been about a week female 26?

I have a sharp pain in my chest on the left side only when I breathe in deeply, yawn or sneeze. Has been about a week female 26?

Tendinitis : likely inflammation of the tissue which connects the muscles to bone. You might have pulled it with your initial sneeze or cough. Other likely possibility is inflammation of the coverings of ur lungs. If you are not feeling really sick, could wait. Can take naproxen few days. Should take care of it. And hope you are not taking any birth control pills. If so should go get checked up for blood clots ...Read more

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I am 37 yr old female smoker that is experiencing severe pain in upper middle of back and in chest when I breathe?

I am 37 yr old female smoker that is experiencing severe pain in upper middle of back and in chest when I breathe?

Go to ER ASAP: Severe pain in the upper back and chest pain on breathing requires immediate attention. Several serious conditions can cause these symptoms, including pulmonary embolism(blood clot to the lung). Other less serious causes include a viral pleurisy and herniated thoracic disk, among others. Assuming this pain just started, and hasn't been present for weeks, you should go to the ER for evaluation. ...Read more

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If I lay down my chest hurts when I breathe, sat up its okay, pain radiated from chest to back. Health is fine. Is it costochondritis?

If I lay down my chest hurts when I breathe, sat up its okay, pain radiated from chest to back. Health is fine. Is it costochondritis?

Possible : Costochondritis is inflammation of costal cartilage in the chest. Common in young adults. Typically, It hurts when you press against the cartilage in the chest. So it is possible that you have costochondritis. However, chest pain, with shortness of breath, fever, palpitations, cough or skin rash would lead to different diagnosis. If persistent- good idea to see a health care provider. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my left arm when I breathe as well as the middle of my chest. I'm 33 yrs old and am a smoker. Female. ?

Sharp pain in my left arm when I breathe as well as the middle of my chest. I'm 33 yrs old and am a smoker. Female. ?

Get checked: These complaints should be addressed at an emergency room. Although some causes are minor , its best to rule out life threatening disorders first given the history you provided. Call 911 or go to the emergency room immediately. ...Read more

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36 yo female with sudden right dull chest pain for over 5 hours. No history of heart disease. Doesn't hurt more when i breathe or move. Angina? Stress?

36 yo female with sudden right dull chest pain for over 5 hours. No history of heart disease. Doesn't hurt more when i breathe or move.  Angina? Stress?

Non cardiac : You likely have non cardiac chest pain given your age and description of the pain, could be anxiety. Nevertheless chest pain should never be taken lightly. You should seek medical attention at your doctors clinic and get examined. They will likely get an ecg. I don't think you need a stress test but your doctor is the best determinant of that. ...Read more

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Chest pains only when i breathe in?

Pleurisy?: Or musculoskeletal injury...See your physician.

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