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I have a Constant Sharp pain in upper left chest?

I have a Constant Sharp pain in upper left chest?

Get it checked: Constant sharp pain needs to be checked.Most likely at your age it is in the chest wall called costochondritis,but there can be other causes like from lungs&pleura or from esophageal reflux&esophagitis and from heart&precardium Get it checked by your Doctor ...Read more

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What does pressure and pain in upper left chest area indicate?

What does pressure and pain in upper left chest area indicate?

Possibly Heart: There are many reasons you might have chest pains - one possibility is a narrowed heart artery causing angina. This typically occurs with exertion and resolves with resting. Symptoms might be a pressure, pain, burning or tightness in the chest which radiates to your neck, jaw, shoulder or arms. Other risk factors include smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure and a family history of heart dz. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in upper left chest, 18 year old female. what could it be?

What could cause pain in upper left chest, 18 year old female. what could it be?

See below.: There are many possible causes, including acid reflux, rib contusion(if there is a history of trauma), bronchitis or pneumonia(if there history of cough and fever), muscle strain, among others. At her age, it would be unlikely to be related to her heart. She should see her doctor to be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Burning pain in upper left chest, should I be concerned?

Yes: Always get chest pain evaluated to be safe, and assure it is not cardiac in nature, or anything that would need medical attention. See dr. Asap. ...Read more

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Burning and stabbing pain in upper left chest. What could it be?

Many possibities: This could be a lot of different things, some of them serious. I would get into your doctor for a good check up. ...Read more

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How come I have chest pain in upper left chest and shortness of breath?

How come I have chest pain in upper left chest and shortness of breath?

Many possibilities: This cannot be anwered in this setting. There are many possible causes including indigestion, acid reflux, costochondritis, pleurisy, muscular pain, shoulder arthritis etc. Heart disease is on the list but, at your age, only if you smoke, have diabetes, or use cocaine. ...Read more

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What causes chest pain, sharp, stinging nerve-like pain in upper left chest extending to abdomen? Brief but strong, occurring over last 3 days?

What causes chest pain, sharp, stinging nerve-like pain in upper left chest extending to abdomen? Brief but strong, occurring over last 3 days?

Causes and mechanism: Many potential causes of such symptoms but the same mechanism -- when the chest pain is sharp and fleeting, stinging or electrifying, can be at varying intensities -- it is caused by irritation of the nervous network in the chest wall. The nervous system is rather like the body's own electrical system -- so the sensation is indeed electrifying. The most common cause is a simple chest wall strain. ...Read more

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Having sharp pain in upper left chest, and tingling in left arm, what could that mean?

Having sharp pain in upper left chest,  and tingling in left arm, what could that mean?

Be checked: Your symptoms may be caused by your heart. Be seen to rule this out. It is likely because of your age and female sex, due to another cause. All the best. ...Read more