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Pain In The Upper Right Side Of Chest
Woke up with discomfort and pain in upper right side of chest. Worsens when lying down and deep breathing.
See a doctor: I am worried about the pain with laying down, sometimes that may be a sign for pericarditis, an inflammation of the pericardium which is a layer that wraps around the heart. This condition can lead to potential for morbidity and mortality and needs to be evaluated immediately ...Read more
I've been to Cardio Dr, all looked good. BUT tonight I'm having burning pain/fade and back on upper right side of chest. I did walk 2miles after lunch?
Worth looking into: Cardiac pain is less often right-sided. However, over the internet its tough to know for sure. Without knowing details of your recent cardiology exam its hard to know how concerned to be. There are instances where a good cardiac check up did not reveal heart disease and yet it still be present. If this isn't rapidly clearing I'd get back in to see a physician pronto and have it re-analyzed. ...Read more
Pain on upper portion of right side of chest, painful to press. Only hurts when stretching or taking large deep breaths?
Sharp pain on right upper side of chest (above right breast) when inhaling! Started half n hour ago, im a smoker! Muscle or lung? Go to the hospital?
Yes: If it is bothering u, go to the hospital. ...Read more
See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more
Hi, I've been having sharp pain in the upper right hand side of my chest that radiates thru my back, should I see a Dr? I've had it for 4 days now
Yes: It may be you have shingles about to break out, or can be one of many other things, some worrisome, some not. If your body has pains that aren't going away, get checked out. ...Read more
I have been have pain in the right upper side of my chest and directly to my back. It feels like an air bubble, & numbness in my right arm.?
Gas: The worst case would be a heart problem. Please make sure to have that checked out. It could possibly just be gas bubbles but be sure to rule out heart issues. ...Read more
Slight ache in my upper right side of chest when I look to the right haven't done any lifting or anything?
Presence in upper right side of chest, above nipple, causing pain at times, especially after strenuous activity ie: pushing, pulling.?
I have a small lump, upper right side of chest. Coughing, couldn'tcatch my breath sometimes. Is this pneumonia or bronchitis?
2 separate issues: Neither pneumonia nor bronchitis would cause a "lump" on the outer chest wall. Coughing and trouble breathing can be related to asthma. Coughing up thick, pus mucus with associated fever and chills suggests pneumonia. Bronchitis is an infection in the large bronchi. A chest x-ray would help differentiate some of these conditions. A physical exam is necessary to assess the "lump.". ...Read more
I keep getting a sharp burning sensation upper right side of chest. Morning and sometimes afternoon. Help I have a PFO. Asthma. Hurts last 5-8 min?
See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
I'm having a dull ache that comes and goes in upper right side of Chest under rib cage. (Near liver) It Started yesterday. Could it be my liver?
Ache in upper right side of chest. Doesn't hurt when I breathe. Comes and goes Advil (ibuprofen) makes it go away. Had for two months. What could it be?
Need CXR: The pain is likely musculoskeletal. Need an xray for evaluation. ...Read more
Having pain right side of neck/throat and upper right side of chest. Worse taking deep breath feels like sharp pain. Also a slight headache?
Throat pain, HeadA: Throat pain with Headache can be due to: virus, flu (usually have muscle aches), bacteria (see your MD to rule out Strep throat, for instance). Sharp pain with deep breath could be due to: virus, bacteria (ie, pneumonia); if any previous trauma: broken ribs, pneumothorax (in your case depending on history very unlikely). See PCP for full evaluation. ...Read more
Caution...: Any chest pain could be worrisome for a heart or lung problem... Depending on your risk factors like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, etc. But most are routine- note other symptoms like fever, cough, or history like trauma. Call your doctor, and consider going to an ed. ...Read more
Many things: Near the lower right side, are kidney, liver, gall bladder, duodenum, part of pancreas, large bowel as well as lower lung. For instance but not all inclusive, infection or trauma to kidney, liver; colitis distending large bowel; pancreatitis and gastritis; gall bladder disease, infection in lung, traumatic or inflammatory changes in bones. You should consult your physician for workup. ...Read more
Scratches: I'm guessing you scratched yourself while sleeping. ...Read more
Needs to be checked:
Pain in right side of chest can be from
1conditions in chest wall like trauma, inflammation in bones or muscles like costocondritis or intercostal neuritis
2from lungs and pleura like pleurisy, pneumonia, cancer, pulmonary embolus
3rarely referred pain frm heart due to angina;mi
4gastro esophageal reflux disease;esophagitis
5gall bladder conditions
so get it checked. ...Read more
Likely musculo: Skeletal pain. Follow up with your pcp anyway for reassurance and to rule out any heart condition. God bless you! Http://www. M.Webmd. Com/pain-management/guide/whats-causing-my-chest-pain. ...Read more
Costochondritis: This can be costochondritis, chest wall and rib cage pain due to inflammation and musculoskeletal origin in the surrounding structures. However, other more serious conditions need to be consider, such as pleurisy due to lung related pathology or angina due to heart related condition. Always contact your physician for further information. ...Read more
Sometimes I felt pain in my right side of chest and sometimes in left sides so is there anything serious or its normally happens?
Migratory pain: The fact that it moves is reassuring. In a 19 year old, it's most likely to be muscular but if it's getting worse or not improving, other causes should be considered. ...Read more
Cause of severe sharp intermittent pain on right side of chest that has lasted all day? Each 'episode' is only 10-15 seconds long but very severe.
Please see Dr.: Without an exam, it is impossible to diagnose this. If the pain is severe, please see the Dr. ASAP to ensure it is nothing worrisome. ...Read more
I feel a pain on right side of chest not to painful but annoying pain doesn't happen all the time but will stay around most of the day what's the pain?
Any other: Associated symptoms or any injury or breathing problems. What is your age and do you have any medical history. Without such crucial information an opinion will not be sound. You can use the health tap concierge service ...Read more
Costochondritis: A very common reason for chest pain associated with coughing is inflammation of the cartilage where the ribs attach to the breast bone called costochondritis. It can also be caused by an inflammation of the pleura which is the tissue which covers the lung and called pleurisy. If it continues you should check in with your doctor. ...Read more
Infection: Watch for redness and pain, signs of infection ...Read more
Chest tube: A puncture wound to the right side of the chest would need a chest tube if the lung is punctured too. ...Read more
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