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Pain In Upper Right Chest And Shoulder
RPh at work. No lifting, standing, filling Rxs. Sudden sharp pain upper right chest, collar bone, shoulder/arm pain. Poss causes?
Sharp pain upper right chest/shoulder area past two days. Asthma non smoker, fairly good health. No wheezing, advair and ventolin. What could it be?
Chest pain: Does it increase with taking a deep breath? Is it affecting your breathing? Asthmatics can have a spontaneous pneumothorax that can cause such symptoms. You may want to call your doctor and get checked. ...Read more
Pain on left upper chest area right under shoulder blade. Is that my lung or my heart. Andcouldihave infection. Cough andbreathing difficulty?
Lung more likely: Pain as described is much more likely to be from the lung, but it should be checked out especially if long standing, worsening, or increased by exertion. If pain worsens with movement of arms but not with breathing could be muscular from peri scapular muscles. ...Read more
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health,
and, heart pain typically would be on the left and not in the right shoulder.
Pain at the bottom of lung (diaphram) often goes to the shoulder and of course shoulder and neck problems can hurt there also.
Mostly, it is a muscle. Mostly, moving in particular ways that trigger the pain indicate which one. ...Read more
At your age it is: Unlikely that your symptoms are cardiac in nature. There are many other potential causes. This cannot be evaluated over the internet based on your symptoms. Make an appointment with a health care provider for an evaluation. ...Read more
I have been having intermittent chest pain for a few weeks with sometimes radiating to right neck and shoulder should I be concerned? I'm 42
Evaluate: It has features or both cardiac pain and non cardiac pain. Be checked with investigations to determine the cause. All the best. ...Read more
I have chest pain (the center), even if I touch it, hurt. I have pain & in the right shoulder but not for a long time. Often repeated. What is?
I broke my shoulder around 6 months ago. Never did any kind of follow up as I was supposed to. Now I'm having severe chest pain... Not sure why...
Chest pain: Since your shoulder and chest are both connected to each other, I highly recommend you do that follow up ASAP to make sure you don't have something else broken such as broken ribs. Your broken shoulder could have distracted you enough from looking into that. ...Read more
I'm a 29yr old female with sharp right sided chest pain more on breathing which came on quite suddenly yesterday, it is now going up into my shoulder.
Concerning Symptom: Chest pain worse with breathing can be an important symptom. The worst thing it could be is pulmonary embolus, which is caused by a blood clot in your lungs. You are at risk for this if you are a smoker, are on birth control, have a family history of blood clots, or have made a long trip or been stationary for a long time recently. Numerous minor conditions cause the symptoms you mention as well. ...Read more
I have sharp chest pain in the right side of my chest. It started in the middle and has worked up to my shoulder and around my back. What should I do?
What do you suggest if I'm having chest pain (mild) pain in my middle right side feels like I got punched & my back shoulder blades?
Get it Checked:
It is most likely to be pain due to musculoskeleton system. That means bones and muscles and may be intercostal nerves. Less likely from lungs or heart
so only way yo will know it if your doctor checks you out. ...Read more
Chest pain: It is unlikely to have cardiac pain at the age of 21 years. But can't completely rule out (if you have family history). Consult your physician. ...Read more
The possibilities: Are myriad. Gall bladder inflammation, shingles, pleurisy (worse with breathing, coughing sneezing). The pleurisy differential is long too. Need to know quality (stabbing, burning, lancinating), duration (all the time, after meals, when I sit up, etc). It is not likely heart or related to the breast. You need to see a doctor to sort out and order tests. ...Read more
Yes, depending on wh: Depending on which ligament is torn, it may absolutely cause chest pain. Torn ligaments & tendons cause misalignment of bones, & therefore muscle strain/tear. If the ligament is the acromioclavicular ligament, for example, it is often accompanied by strain on pectoralis tendon that holds up the arm. The pectoralis muscle runs over the chest; strain causes pain. TTYD or discuss HealthTap Prime. GL ...Read more
What can I do about chest pain on left side sometimes leading to pain in back and shoulder and jaw?
Chest pain that goes to my shoulder blade and up my neck, very uncomfortable, hurts while trying to lay down, sit, and stand.
1: Real bad pain - have someone take you to the nearest Emergency facility.
2: If you can wait a bit get an appointment with your doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Pain in ball of left shoulder, radiates down into upper bicept. No chest pain, but symptoms started a couple days ago, and are persisting?
Shoulder pain: Common causes include injuries that could be minor or serious as well as arthritic conditions. Will suggest evaluation by your doctor ...Read more
I woke up today with chest pain on my left side and to my left shoulder down my arm. It's not too painful but is enough to be discomforting?
Chest wall pain: The number one cause of chest pain is not cardiac but chest wall pain. Although a heart attack may come at an early age that would be very rare. There are many risk factors involved such as high blood pressure, immediate family history, smoking and many others. Symptoms could include sweating, nausea, and shortness of breath. Rest your arm, take an nsaid with food. ...Read more
Over the past 12 months. I've been experiencing left chest pain that starts in my lower chest left side than goes to my left shoulder blade.?
I am experiencing chest pain on the right side that radiates to my shoulder, arm, neck, and back. It comes and goes after 1-2 hours. 3x in past month?
Evaluation: You should see your doctor to be evaluated and have chest X ray and EKG to find the cause and to be treated. ...Read more
This am I woke with an off and on stabbing pain to my left shoulder when I bend over or bend side ways it hurts No chest pain what can be causing pain?
If you can get a friend to press all the muscles in the upper back and shoulder to find an OUCH muscle. Then that is the target point. Heat, stretch and massage the area. Acupressure will help too. Chiro adjustments, Active Tissue Release, other hands-on manipulation options. I think "acupuncture-like" therapy is the best. See my post.
I'm not thinking pneumonia or collapsed lung. ...Read more
What would cause severe chest pain - not shoulder pain- immediately following percutaneous liver bx?
I have a dull ache in my shoulder and it shoots down my lefy arm I do not have any chest pain though
Not enough info: Unclear if heart related or something going on locaaly in the shoulder or neck. Get it checked out. ...Read more
I got this chest pain which is dull and is to the left side and pain radiates to my hands and shoulder?
Waking up with left side chest pain tat radiates to my left back (under shoulder blade), what can this be caused by? 30yr. Female with lupus.
Chest pain in Lupus: Dear Lupi: Chest pain in a patient with lupus could be from the lungs or the heart. For example, Inflammation of the lung lining is called pleurisy which is a sharp pain and can radiate to the back. But there are also many other possibilities - the heart sac can be inflamed - called pericarditis and can present in the same way. You must see your physician for a thorough physical exam. Nisha ...Read more
One of my friends has been complaining about sudden sharp pains in their left shoulder. They have no chest pain. Should I take her to the doctor?
If not better soon: Give a few days. Apply some moist heat, take some NSAIDs for pain and anti-inflammatory effect, and don't re-injure or traumatize (take it easy). If not better in few days, arm gets numb/tingling, or use of arm is interfered with by pain - go see your doc for a good history and exam with possible xray if needed. Be well! ...Read more
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