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Sharp, shooting pain in upper right chest area when taking a deep breath or coughing?

Sharp, shooting pain in upper right chest area when taking a deep breath or coughing?

Possible nerve issue: This could be a variety of causes. It could be an irritated nerve. It could be muscular. It could also be an inflammation of the area where the rib inserts, costochondritis. typically all of these are self-limited, but an evaluation if it persists is warranted. ...Read more

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I have chest pain in my upper right chest area near my armpit. It only happens when I take deep breaths, bend over, and cough. No other symptoms.

I have chest pain in my upper right chest area near my armpit. It only happens when I take deep breaths, bend over, and cough. No other symptoms.

Hard to tell...: For how long have you had symptoms? Did anything seem to bring them on? Do you have fever? You should be examined as these symptoms can be due to things such as upper lobe pneumonia, pneumothorax, lymphadenopathy in the armpit, hydradenitis of the armpit and even breast issues. ...Read more

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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?

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

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25 year old gal who has been having pain in right upper arm and chest areas. It feels like a pain that is hard to describe, should I be worried?

 25 year old  gal who has been having pain in right upper arm and chest areas.  It feels like a pain that is hard to describe, should I be worried?

See a doctor : Your problem seems to be a musculoskeletal complaint, and an orthopedist , rehab medicine, or sports medicine specialist may be the best person to see. I don't know how active you are or what sports you do regularly to comment more on this, but you may want to set up a consult on HealthTap to get more information and perhaps a referral to focus on the issue. If you have a PCP to refer you, do it ...Read more

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Pain on left upper chest area right under shoulder blade. Is that my lung or my heart. Andcouldihave infection. Cough andbreathing difficulty?

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

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What would cause a feeling of fluid sloshing in the chest area and chest pain?

What would cause a feeling of fluid sloshing in the chest area and chest pain?

Without: knowing what exactly knowing what is going on with your medical history it impossible to tell. This usually is fluid in the stomach you hear, but if you have an illness there could be fluid in other parts of the body. ...Read more

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Son has been having left chest pain that he says he can feel in one small area and says it only happens when he doesn't move alot. He's 14, ?

Son has been having left chest pain that he says he can feel in one small  area and says it only happens when he doesn't move alot. He's 14, ?

Chest pain: Chest pain in a 14 year-old is very atypical especially when it hurts when he doesn't move. Is it positional? Worse with a deep breath? Was he doing anything athletic or traumatic within the last week? Is there a bruise or discoloration at the site? Has this ever happened before? So many questions....Best thing to do is have it checked by a doctor who might be best to get a chest xray to start. ...Read more

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Deep middle chest pain travels up to my face with a burnie presure at booth areas?

Deep middle chest pain  travels up to my face with a burnie presure at booth areas?

Chest pain: Chest pain radiating to both sides of jaw could be cardiac so get it evaluated by your physician. ...Read more

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Please some one help me chest pain more to the left constely same area for long time i seen many doctors but no help please please help ?

Chest pain: Not enough information but what you say suggests its musculoskeletal and not from deep in your body. Ask one of your many doctors to explain to you what is going on. ...Read more