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Had heamopluis influnzae now on inhalers chest driving me mad pain left side under breast and arm?

Had heamopluis influnzae now on inhalers chest driving me mad pain left side under breast and arm?

H. flu: Was the h. Flu infection a pneumonia? Sometimes, even after its properly treated, the symptoms of pneumonia can last for weeks to months - it's residual inflammation and fluid. For lingering pain and discomfort, we use anti-inflammatories and other pain meds. If you're having worsening symptoms, new fevers or you haven't been treated yet, please see your doc! hope this helps. ...Read more

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Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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Sever pain left side under left breast the Er doctor said it us muscular but not real sure it really hurts sharp and stabbing pain ?

Sever pain left side under left breast  the Er doctor said it us muscular but not real sure it really hurts sharp and stabbing pain ?

Agree with ER doc: I would agree with the emergency department physician, given the nature of the pain that you described. Breast cancer is unlikely; but if you are concerned, then please see your medical provider for an examination, testing if needed, and subsequent monitoring for any suspicious changes. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Leftside elbow pain/numbness wrist/finger tips numbness, shoulder pain left side of left breast both upper part of back, not all time some ?

Leftside elbow pain/numbness wrist/finger tips numbness, shoulder pain left side of left breast both upper part of back, not all time some ?

Pinched nerve: Because patients having cardiac problems can have these symptoms, you should have this ruled out. But the most common cause is an irritation of a nerve in the neck by a bone spur or herniation that can cause pain or numbness that runs down the arm into the hand. An MRI can usually show the cause of the problem if it does not resolve. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What to do if my hubby for three days has been complaining about chest/breast pain. left side. last night the pain started ?

What to do if my hubby for three days has been complaining about chest/breast pain. left side. last night the pain started ?

Chest pains: There are many possible causes for a chest pains like lung problems, muscle pain and gastrointestinal problems. Regardless, chest pain with shoulders pains, is always a red flag and visit to a PCP and cardiologist is warranted. ...Read more

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Chest pain left side near breast for a month now hurts back to aswell as arm feel it more when relaxing also have heavy heartbeat sometimes. Im19 btw?

Chest pain left side near breast for a month now hurts back to aswell as arm feel it more when relaxing also have heavy heartbeat sometimes. Im19 btw?

Chest xray: It is unlikely that you have angina/heart disease given your age and fact that this is constant and for a month. You don't mention breathing, cough, sputum, fevers. Have you had some sort of trauma? Is it positional, reproducible by pressing? You might have pneumonia, or inflammation/damage to major blood vessels or if it is superficial it is musculoskeletal and needs time to heal. ...Read more

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Pain in the upper left side under the breast bone?

Pain in the upper left side under the breast bone?

More info: Lots of tissue and organs in that area muscle, ribs, lung, nodes, and heart may cause discomfort. ...Read more

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What does it mean when I have a sharp pain on the left side right under my breast bone above my rib cage?

What does it mean when I have a sharp pain on the left side right under my breast bone above my rib cage?

Pain: If the pain worsens with deep breath or movement of upper chest it's likely muscular especially in younger patients without risk for heart disease. ...Read more

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I have pain on the left hand side, just under my left breast bone, when I breathe?

I have pain on the left hand side, just under my left breast bone, when I breathe?

Pleurisy: Well localized pain in your chest (rib cage) after taking a deep breath is often due to "pleurisy" a viral infection (cold) that gets into the lining of the lung, producing pain when the inflammed surface of the lining of the lung rubs against the ribs when you take a deep breath. The same thing can happen after a contusion or bruise to your rib cage. ...Read more

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I've had a sudden onset of pain in my left side, pain in my chest under my breast bone and 2 large bruises have appeared on thigh.

Go see your doc: With a history of a blood clot in your lung in the past, and new onset chest pain i would advise you to go directly to the er to have this evaluated! ...Read more

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