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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?
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
I believe I'm pregnant and I keep getting sharp pains on the left side of my abomen. Shld I be worried?
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
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
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
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
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
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
I keep getting sharp shooting pains in my vagina and anus area, they only last a few seconds but are killer, what is this?
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'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 keep getting sharp pains in my lower stomach they last 10-15 secs or so then bout an hour later again. It lasts few days and happens every few months?
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
?? 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
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
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