Top
10
Doctor insights on: Pain In The Right Side Of My Chest

Share
1

1
Pain right hand side of my chest, roughly below or behind breast.Most time feels like a dull ache but when breathe deep/cough/laugh etc its sharp?

Pain right hand side of my chest, roughly below or behind breast.Most time feels like a dull ache but when breathe deep/cough/laugh etc its sharp?

Pleuritic chest pain: Is what you are describing. A common cause is a viral or bacterial lung infection but here are other conditions that can be more serious. A lung infection is reason enough to seek medical attention. ...Read more

2

2
What could be causing pain in the right side of my chest?

What could be causing pain in the right side of my chest?

Right chest pain: Lots of things could. Lungs, pleura, ribs, nerves between ribs. Occasionally heart. See your doc. ...Read more

3

3
What are the possible causes of pain in the right side of my chest when exercising?

Several: It may be related to your chest muscles, ribs or lungs (pleurisy). It may also be related to liver and gallbladder inflammation. A doctor should evaluate what makes the pain worse and what improves it to make a definitive diagnosis. It is usually not heart related, but only your doctor can say for sure. ...Read more

4

4
What to do about sharp pain in the right side of my chest?

See a doctor: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal to respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should contact your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed after their assessment. ...Read more

5

5
I get a random sharp pain in the right side of my chest often. What does this mean?

Usually muscle pain: You are still young to have serious heart condition unless there's a strong family history of it. Go mention to your dr the kind of chest pain you have. Sharp chest pain which worsens with body movement, deep breathing or tender when you press on it is usually muscular or pleuritic (lining of lung is inflamed) in nature he may recommend an ekg just to rule out underlying heart disease. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Im having extreme pain in the right side of my chest area to side and back. It hurts when i sit to stand and lay to get up. What could this be?

Im having extreme pain in the right side of my chest area to side and back. It hurts when i sit to stand and lay to get up. What could this be?

Doctor can evaluate: A person with "extreme pain" anywhere in his body should be seen by a doctor (extreme pain is a sign that something is wrong). In the chest area are the lungs, the heart, the esophagus (food pipe), the upper spine and its nerves, etc... With such symptoms, calling 911 for the ambulance will get one to the E.R. Quickly and safely. ...Read more

10

10
Starting yesterday I started getting a tight pain in the right side of my chest. This has never happened before and I don't know why now. Please help.

Starting yesterday I started getting a tight pain in the right side of my chest. This has never happened before and I don't know why now. Please help.

See answer: It's not possible to give specific advise based on such limited information but the following site will discuss the different causes for chest pain and should be helpful. If you still have questions an online consultation with a physician at Health Tap would be helpful or see your family physician. Go to > http://bit.ly/1KCXC9E ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer