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I keep getting sharp pains in my chest. They go away quick. Sometimes happens for ten fifteen minutes. Should I get checked out for this?

I keep getting sharp pains in my chest. They go away quick. Sometimes happens for ten fifteen minutes. Should I get checked out for this?

Need to be checked: You are 45 and you are having chest pains
i will suggest you do not waste time and see your medical doctor asap
it could be your heart and you should not take chances. Heart disese need to be ruled out. The other possibilities are chest wall pain, esophageal reflux or related to your lungs or pleura. You need a detailed history and physical exam, an ekg and other tests may or may not be indicated. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I go to sneeze I get a really sharp pain in the side of my head. I also keep getting sharp pains on top of head and around face?

Sometimes when I go to sneeze I get a really sharp pain in the side of my head. I also keep getting sharp pains on top of head and around face?

Head pains: These sharp, shooting head pains are most likely emanating from the superficial nerves and muscles of the scalp and not from brain structures. Since you're not experiencing frequent headaches or other neurologic symptoms, I would not regard your symptoms as worrisome. However if you have continuing concerns, consult your physician. ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp stabbing pains in my lungs and sternum. I only get it a couple of times a day but, Is this something I should be concerned about?

I keep getting sharp stabbing pains in my lungs and sternum. I only get it a couple of times a day but, Is this something I should be concerned about?

Chest and sternal: Pains might indicate heart problems. Please see a physician who would do an exam and recommend basic tests such as an EKG, Chest xray and blood work.
Diagnosis first. Treatment second. Once you have that information, please do a video-consult at Healthtap.
Get well. ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp pains in my chest had it for the last 5 days at first I thought it was indigestion but anything I take won't get rid of it?

PleuroPericardits: Sharp chest pain in the younger adult population can be caused by inflammation of the pleura/pleuritis/pleurisy (thin membrane covering the lungs & the inner chest wall), as well inflammation of the pericardium/peridcarditis (membrane sac covering the heart). Other causes are possible. These are usually benign, but can also be complicated. Nsaids help; but seeing your doctor will help more! ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp stabbing pain in the heels of my feet and in my calf muscle only on my right leg with a little swelling. What could be causing it? And what can I do to get it to stop?

Heel andCalf pain: Your shoes may not be allowing enough midfoot support. Arch supports may help. Calf pain can be from suboptimal shoe heel height and from low potassium as well as other cuases. A podiatrist may prove helpful as well as ice packs to heels 15 mins 3x/dy. ...Read more

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I have had a UTI for about 2 years now witch has caused me to get Ecoli also anemia I keep getting sharp pain in my stomach I have pain in right arm?

I have had a UTI for about 2 years now witch has caused me to get Ecoli also anemia I keep getting sharp pain in my stomach I have pain in right arm?

Here are some. ..: UTIs in most women are uncomplicated, itself alone should not cause anemia. But the use of antibiotics & some drugs + poor overall health or insidious GI bleeding may induce anemia. The pain in right arm and stomach indicates some irritation to regional nerve endings such as those disorders in regional joints, muscles, or nerves. So, seek pro-evaluation and counseling for detail timely. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I keep getting sharp pains in my head on the left side?

Headaches: Your headaches could be coming from tension, dehydration, lack of sleep/poor sleep, skipping meals, stress, teeth grindgin, sleep apnea/snoring, or chronic sinus problems. See your doctor. ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp pains in my knee what could this be?

I keep getting sharp pains in my knee what could this be?

Difficult to say: It is hard to say without more information. It can be related to cartilage, ligaments, tendons, all of which are part of the knee. Also associated symptoms, relation to activities can help figure out what is going on. Recommend evaluation by a sports medicine doctor or orthopedist. ...Read more

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What should I do I keep getting sharp pains on my left side its more like almost to my hip?

What should I do I keep getting sharp pains on my left side its more like almost to my hip?

See your Doctor: There are many reasons that you may be feeling pain on your left side. For a young female sexually active we worry about pelvic inflammatory disease which can affect future fertility. Therefore go to see your gynecologist or primary care physician. ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp pains in my chest, shoulder and back. Anything I can use to relieve this?

Iburprofen: Given your age, your pain is most likely musculoskeletal in origin. Taking Ibuprofen helps the best with this type of pain. ...Read more

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Keep getting sharp pain on my left side of my ribs?

Don't ignore: Rib pain or any chest pain should always be checked out by a physician. The character of the pain, duration, sharp or dull, associated symptoms will help in making a diagnosis. Causes may range from serious disorders, such as cardiac, to minor problems such as ligament strain ...Read more

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Keep getting sharp pains in my left temple is this serious?

Maybe: Generally speaking headaches occasionally and rarely can be serious from stroke bleeding in the brain to brain tumor. Primary care doctor visit or neurology necessary for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Keep getting sharp pains in my heart last around 15mins around 7times a day, what is it?

Keep getting sharp pains in my heart last around 15mins around 7times a day, what is it?

Chest pain: In a 15yr old, chest pain would be most unlikely to be from your heart. It may be intestinal gas or musculoskeletal. Nevertheless it would be prudent to get checked out by your doctor just to be sure it isn't something more. ...Read more

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My left tube is blocked and I keep getting sharp stabbing pains on that side can that b due 2 my blocked tube?

Blocked tube: Not sure how you know it is blocked and if it is, what causes blockage. Yes, pain can definitely be caused by blocked tube. You'll need to talk to your obgyn about that. ...Read more

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Keep getting sharp pain in breasts out of the blue, one sometimes worse than the other, pain isn't there all of the time, not too sure what to do?

See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp pain in my back, around the kidney area comes and goes. Have had stones before, do stones usually cause pain from time to time?

Back pain/stones: It is possible. Drink fluids to flush (water apple juice /grape juice/ too much Vit C could precipitate certain stones), Consider follow up with doc as an ultrasound could tell if there is a stone, size location and if there swelling of the tube from the kidney to the bladder due to obstructinoofrom the stone ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp stabing pians (not cramps) under my pubic area, what is it?

Need more info: Your description is too vague to be of any diagnostic benefit. You should see your family doctor and have them do a full history and exam and once they have an idea what is wrong they will be able to treat it or refer you to another specialist. ...Read more

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What does it mean if I keep getting sharp pains through my ears and they feel as of they're popped?

What does it mean if I keep getting sharp pains through my ears and they feel as of they're popped?

Several things: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp dull pains in both breasts near my arm pit. What could this be had it for a couple of months now?

Hormonal changes: At your age, the most likely cause is cyclical hormonal changes related to ovulation and menstrual cycle. It is very normal to notice some breast pain. I recommend using primrose oil at night before bed. Try to avoid caffeine. There are other remedies to try. If there is a family history of breast disease or cancer, bring this to the attention of your Physician. ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp pains that shoot straight up into my vagina. It hurts very bad. It last about 12 minutes. Do you know what causes it?

I keep getting sharp pains that shoot straight up into my vagina. It hurts very bad. It last about 12 minutes. Do you know what causes it?

See doctor: There are a number of explanations- infections, trauma from childbirth, nerve damage, or symptoms of menopause. Depending on your age and other health conditions, your doctor can perform an examination, take samples to rule out infection, and determine the next steps. ...Read more

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I'm a 18 year old male, I'm healthy and I go to the gym but I keep getting sharp heart pains and happens about 4 times a day, what could it be?

I'm a 18 year old male, I'm healthy and I go to the gym but I keep getting sharp heart pains and happens about 4 times a day, what could it be?

Musculoskeletal: Sharp jabbing or sticking pains that last a split second typically are noncardiac. They usually imply a musculoskeletal site of inflammation. ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp pains in my chest and upper abdomen. What to do?

I keep getting sharp pains in my chest and upper abdomen. What to do?

Hmmm: Difficult to answer. Many things can cause the symptoms you describe. I would strongly recommend that you see your doctor and discuss these symptoms so that the two of you can get to the bottom of this. ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp stabbing pain in my left inner thigh. Any idea what could be causing this?

?? Neuropathy: Do you have any medical problems? If you have any medical problems like diabetes or electrolytes issues or drink excessive alcohol, you may feel some pains or needle like sensation called peripheral neuropathy, but which is not common at your age. If persists, please see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have a ovarie cyst on the left side and I keep getting sharp pains In my left leg what should I do?

It is rare to: Have pain radiating from ovary to left leg. Doesn't really follow nerve distribution. But you never know. And common causes for sharp leg pains are musculoskeletal related (e.g. sprains, pulls, etc.), sciatica (usually back pain down buttock to the back of leg), and neuropathies (many different types). You should not contend with this pain being ovarian cause. See a healthcare provider. ...Read more

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I keep getting sharp cramps in my vaginal area. I'm still on depo for 9mnth & my discharge is sorta brownish. Is something wrong or is it from depo.

I keep getting sharp cramps in my vaginal area. I'm still on depo for 9mnth & my discharge is sorta brownish. Is something wrong or is it from depo.

Depo spotting?: If you have received a Depo shot prior to 60 days then it is currently effective. If it has been closer to 90 days then this is withdrawal bleeding from the Depo indicating time for another shot. Depo however is notorious for "breakthrough bleeding" (brown discharges) through the 90 time frame that it is being used. Cramping needs a MD evaluation. ...Read more

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Am 36 week preg I keep getting sharp twinges n pains down bellow and braxton hicks forr a few weeks now is there anything I can do to help speed up?

Am 36 week preg I keep getting sharp twinges n pains down bellow and braxton hicks forr a few weeks now is there anything I can do to help speed up?

Old Wives Tale: There are lots of things that are supposed to induce or cause labor. There are no clear cut studies demonstrating safety or efficacy. Some are....walking up and down stairs, dark beer, nipple stimulation and intercourse. ...Read more

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