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Doctor insights on: Pain In Chest Above Left Breast

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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I've been feeling chest pain above my left breast after I take a deep breath it feels hotn heavy?

I've been feeling chest pain above my left breast after I take a deep breath it feels hotn heavy?

See your md: Anytime you feel chest pain that you can't explain, especially if it involves your breathing pattern, call 911 or get to your doctor pronto. ...Read more

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I started getting chest pain above my left breast recently. It's a constant dull pain that often becomes a sharp pain. Should I ignore or be seen?

I started getting chest pain above my left breast recently. It's a constant dull pain that often becomes a sharp pain. Should I ignore or be seen?

Chest pain needs to: be evaluated by your doc. It MAY be simple muscle tightness or something more but a doc needs to make that determinations. The presentation of cardiac issues w/women is different from that of men so please don't look on the net or talk to well meaning folks because it may be mis-information. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am 22, female.I've been experiencing chest pain above my left breast. Also I have some shoulder pain(could be from working out).Should I be worried?

I am 22, female.I've been experiencing chest pain above my left breast. Also I have some shoulder pain(could be from working out).Should I be worried?

Probably: musculo-skletal pain due to muscle spasms from stress or anxiety or inflammation of the connection sites of the ribs to the chest bone. Mitral valve prolapse is a possibility and needs to be checked . I hope this helps. If you want to talk more about this contact me by e-mail or text chat or video chat at www.healthtap.com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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Dull chest pain above left breast, wheesing chest and mucus no flu symptons?

Dull chest pain above left breast, wheesing chest and mucus no flu symptons?

Might be bronchitis: Call your doctor tomorrow, you need someone to take a listen to your breathing and treat you. ...Read more

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Chest pain above left breast seems like it's the veins.Helps when I press there. On and off 3 days.Was seen twice checked for blood clots, negative .

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities for what could be causing this, but it requires an evaluation and examination to identify probable causes. Inflammation of the rib cartilages is a common cause of pain above the breast (costochondritis), but such pains can also come from the chest wall, heart, lining of the heart, or lungs. ...Read more

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Sharp chest pain above left breast when i was sleeping on my back. I woke up with fast heart beat while trying to grab my chest.Then fell back asleep.

Sharp chest pain above left breast when i was sleeping on my back. I woke up with fast heart beat while trying to grab my chest.Then fell back asleep.

Question?: Not sure what your question is. If you're prone to bouts of rapid heart beat, a 24 hour recording (or 30 day, if needed) can help your doctor determine what type of rhythm disturbance you have which is essential to choosing the right course of treatment. ...Read more

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Can stress and anxiety cause pain and pressure in chest above left breast? PCP says heart ok.

Can stress and anxiety cause pain and pressure in chest above left breast?  PCP says heart ok.

Anxiety: is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. It may be related to anticipated danger or arise for no apparent reason. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not usually require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety: insomnia, chest pain, shortness of breath, nausea, palpitations, tremors, and parasthesia. See your PCP. ...Read more

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I'm 8 weeks pregnant and have thyroid problems I have been getting some pain in my chest above my left breast is this normal?

I'm 8 weeks pregnant and have thyroid problems I have been getting some pain in my chest above my left breast is this normal?

NO: That area is too low to be the thyroid. If you have not had it check out by a physician yet you should asap to make sure there is no problem with the heart or more commonly in a young woman could be musculoskeletal pain. But see your doctor asap. ...Read more