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Pain In Upper Right Side Of Chest And Back
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
Many, many things: That being said, ruling out cardiac is the most important thing to do. After that, it could be any number of internal issues, intercostal muscle spasms, reflux, pancreatitis, ulcers, lung issues. If its going all the way through from front to back, this is one of those areas you should have checked out just to be safe rather than assuming its a musculoskeletal issue. ...Read more
May be rib issues: Including muscle spasms causing them to tighten from trauma or postural issues, specific muscle spasms. However, you should be examined to rule out spleen, stomach and even cardiac concerns. I do not see male/female on your question above, but remember women can have completely different signs of cardiac issues as men and this should always be ruled out first. ...Read more
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 make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF IT'S NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIATELY ...Read more
Please call 911.: Left chest and back pain could be due to a serious underlying cardiovascular or pulmonary condition. If this is acute, see urgent care or, if no one can take you, call 911 immediately for emergency services. If not acute, see your doctor anyways as soon as you can for diagnosis, preferably today. Take care. ...Read more
Worked out last week got a sharp pain that lasted only a few seconds. Now I have a pain in my chest that travels to my l arm, r side of chest and back?
See your doctor: Although this could be due to muscles strain from your work-out. With the symptoms you describe you should ensure that there is nothing that can be potentially life threatening going on, so you want to be immediately/quickly evaluated by a physician -- they may have to recommend ekg, and other tests to ensure that there is nothing life threatening, like a vascular emergency or cardiac issue. ...Read more
I have a pimple like red dot on my left chest that when I press on it, it feels like if my whole left side of chest and back hurt. What can it be?
Please doctor I have been having serious chest pains around the left side of chest and back. Although its subsided, its still lingering. Please help diagnose?
Chest pain, left: Despite your young age, you should see a doctor as soon as possible. If you have trouble breathing, feel lightheaded, feel sweaty, feel sick to your stomach, or feel the pains in your arms or jaw, go to a hospital emergency department right away. ...Read more
Feeling pain in the left side of chest and back since mornin. Presently BP is 60/105. Is this symptom of heart attack? What should I do to get relief?
Shortness of breath tight discomfort left side of chest and back. Now feel winded anytime I walk or anything like that?
Chest pain: Symptoms of CP with shortwindedness on walking should be thoroughly evaluated. It is unlikely to have coronary artery disease in a 29 year old, other conditions like congestive heart failure needs to be ruled out. Or it may very well be something less sinister like musculoskeletal pain. Get checked. ...Read more
I'm 20 year male. I have pains on my right side of chest, then left side of chest. Then right and left side of back. What is wrong? In my head or no?
Seem 1. Anxity nerosis
2. Masculo skelaton pain. ...Read more
Have a sharp pain right side of chest when leaning back. No pain when not moving. What could it be im a male?
CHEST PAIN: Sounds like musculoskeletal chest wall pain. If you are a healthy young man with no known history of cardiac or lung issues, I would not be concerned. Should resolve within the next several days, but if not, or if the symptoms worsen, follow up with your doctor or consider a trip to emergency. You may consider an anti-inflammatory medication. ...Read more
I do gyming, got pain in right side of chest till back from last 1.5 months constantly, xray normal. What is the cause for the same.
Muscle strain: You might just have a strained muscle or a tear in a muscle that is undergoing repair and recovery. I like the value of a physical therapist in these situations to evaluate your movements and isolate where the soreness is and how to treat it. There may braine exercises that will facilitate your recovery faster. Good luck. ...Read more
59 yrear old woman pain in right side of chest and right shoulder blade for nearly a week. Sometimes pain is a band around chest and back?
Be examined: A right sided pain like that could be related to her gallbladder. It may not be serious but be examined and assessed. All the best. ...Read more
Get seen by your Doc: To start being investigated for the cause of your problem. You might be referred to an orthopedist or a spine surgeon depending on your diagnosis. ...Read more
Get seen by your: Physician and dentist. Left side chest, arm and jaw pain would need a trip to the er stat. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I have tight pain on my right side of chest when deep breath or cough sneez... Pain is going down to my right side of my back and side of body?
Costochondritis: Your pain is likely due to inflammation of the rib cage. If it is worse with deep on deep inhalation, this is likely. You can try an antiinflammatory like Motrin or naprosyn (naproxen). It takes a few days to improve. If the pain is exertional or goes down the arm may be a heart issue see your internist if no change in a few days. Good luck! ...Read more
I have pain in my right side of chest that radiates to my right shoulder blade. It's worse when I take a deep breath. I have had this pain for 3 weeks?
Likely musculo: Skeletal pain because of your young age. See your dr just to be sure there's no underlying heart disease. Take care! ...Read more
Can my back and right side of chest be sore from laying around to much due to anxiety/panic disorder?
Hard to Say: There are lots of reasons why you might be having pain, so it would be best to get a good physical evaluation. Sometimes, chronic feelings of anxiety can be connected to pain, and episodes of panic can certainly be associated with chest pain. In any case, start with an appointment with you primary care physician. ...Read more
Heaviness on right side of chest ekg came back clear no other test were done told I have a gerd worried!!!
Discuss with your MD: You should establish with a good health care professional such as a Family Practitioner or Internist who can take a detailed history and evaluate the discomfort you are experiencing. If it is GERD then a period of treatment will resolve the issue. If you are treated for GERD and it doesn't go away then other potential diagnoses should be explored. ...Read more
Right Shoulder blade pain that radiates to pointy feeling in right side of chest when moved? Heartattack? Lungs?
Crushing pain on right side of chest (pectoral area to armpit) worsened overnight. Radiates to back more now. Same area and near spine? Help?
See a doctor now!: "Crushing pain" in the chest pectoral region, even on the right side, for no apparent reason is concerning. I recommend seeing a doctor ASAP to rule out things that are not simply musculoskeletal, including serious and potentially life threatening conditions that may involve the heart and / or lung. Don't wait. ...Read more
Causes of deep burning sensation in right side of chest and right upper back/middle back? On and off, don't last long. Don't think it's heartburn
Needs to be watched: In your age group, the most common causes are musculoskeletal problems that usually self-resolve. Esophageal spasm can cause deep middle pain. Acid reflux is also a possibility despite taking tums (calcium carbonate). Young women who are smokers and are taking oral contraceptive pills are at risk for lung blood clot that can cause chest pain. Heart issues need always to be ruled out but are unlikely at your age. ...Read more
All day sharp pain from sternum across right side of chest when twisting right. Same pain on left side just now upon turning left. Upper back tight. Help?
Pain: You could have ribs or thoracic vertebrae out of place. Go see a do who does manipulation, for an osteopathic treatment. One trip may just do it! ...Read more
Out of know where I got sharp uncomfortable pain right side of chest an pain in right shoulder blade very painful an discomfort. An very lightheaded?
Pain in right side of chest near breast spreading to right armpit and same place in my back, have not been doing any strenous activity, any ideas?
You need an exam: Breast pain can be caused by many things, and at your age the majority of these will be non-cancerous. It can be from a fluid filled cyst, fibrocystic changes, poorly fitting (too tight) bra, menstruation, infection, pregnancy, etc. I would recommend seeing your pediatrician or being evaluated by a Gyn physician. ...Read more
Got hit on the right side of chest in breast area with a backhoe bucket. My chest hurts alittle, but my back, same area, has extreme sharp pains when I cough, sneeze, move wrong or move suddenly. What could cause this pain?
Musculoskeletal: Likely a rib injury--a chest X-ray should be obtained ...Read more
What could cause cramping feeling that radiates from tempero mandibular joint, down back of neck and into right side of chest?
Depends - --: Possible causes are huge, hard to decide without full evaluation in one to one interview. Emergency conditions in adults - heart disorder, neck disorder, arterial disorder, immunomuscular disorder such as polymyaliga rheumatica, cervical spinal disorder, also have to consider local lymph nodes, and lung problems. Again diagnosis is hard to make and would entail many visits. ...Read more
I've total numbness on the right side of chest to back dermoatome t4-t9. Along T4 can be really painful when agitated. Upper right leg now also day11?
This bothers me: You are describing a problem focally affecting your spinal cord, perhaps a thoracic myelitis, also called transverse myelitis. This can occur with cord compression, viral infections, neuromyelitis optica, multiple sclerosis. This condition needs immediate attention, get to a hospital today. ...Read more
From last 1.5 months, pain on right side of chest till back, ultrasound whole abdomen diagone kidney stone 5mm & chest xray normal, I do gyming?
See answer: If kidney stone is in your right kidney and if question is whether kidney stone is the cause of your described pain, the answer is "possibly" if no other valid cause of your pain has been established. That said, a 5 mm renal stone in a young adult has the potential to cause problems at some point, and certainly not unreasonable to recommend eswl treatment regardless of whether it is symptomatic. ...Read more
Pain when swallowing water/foods? Its not in sternum, more towards outer right side of chest in the ribs & back. Had clear chest X-ray @er last night.
See your doctor: Having these types of symptoms can best be solved by having your doctor perform a thorough evaluation. Only through this type of process can he/she discover what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more
Strong burning right side of chest/back feeling. Went away as soon as I took tums (calcium carbonate). Was it heart burn? Scary deep burning sensation. Never felt before
Last 3 days pain and tightness right side of chest, back, neck, shoulder, jaw and headache numbness in right arm and hand?
28 year old male-started as severe back pain from right shoulder blade down to middle of back. 30 minutes later severe pain on right side of chest. Shortness of breath, feeling that im not getting enough oxygen. Deep pain in right lung when inhale/exhale
Feel pain n upper left back, side of chest when movin and takin deep breath also feel like not getn enuf air and always feel weird and tired. Causes?
Pleuritic chest pain: Pain in your chest, that occurs or gets worse when you take a deep breath, is referred to as pleuritic chest pain. Pleurisy, the most common cause, is due to inflammation of the linings of the lungs. Pleurisy usually resolved on its own, but taking nonsteroid-anti-inflammatory medicine such as ibuprofen, can be helpful. Pleuritic chest pain may also be caused by more serious conditions. ...Read more
I got punched in my chest last Saturday and have had pain ever since. The pain goes from my left side of chest to my shoulder blade?
Fractured rib: It is possible that you have a fractured rib. Broken ribs cause pain for an extended period of time. It is also possible that the pain is due to a contusion of the chest wall. In either case, it is important to treat the pain adequately. Try therapeutic doses of Ibuprofen (600 mg 4x/day or 800 mg up to 3x/day) or naproxen (440- 550 mg up to 3x/day). ...Read more