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Pain in right side of chest above breast for months?

Pain in right side of chest above breast for months?

See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Pain in right side of chest above breast sometimes in left side. I have a huge amount of catarrh in my throat, swollen lymph node in neck for 2 weeks?

Pain in right side of chest above breast sometimes in left side. I have a huge amount of catarrh in my throat, swollen lymph node in neck for 2 weeks?

Treat infection: All three symptoms may be related to an infection. After 2 weeks, it is certainly time to see your physician for an examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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What could pain on the right side of chest and above my breast be?

What could pain on the right side of chest and above my breast be?

Chest pain: If you are not having shortness of breath, cough, or fevers then the location of your pain is a muscle-skeletal type pain. Try advil (ibuprofen). If not improving then a doctor should check you. ...Read more

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Right side of chest, above breast, getting sharp pain, feels heavy. Happened 1st around 6 hours ago, and my right arm tingled too. Happening again.

Right side of chest, above breast, getting sharp pain, feels heavy. Happened 1st around 6 hours ago, and my right arm tingled too. Happening again.

Need exam: I would suggest getting a medical exam.
Impossible to give you reassurance that this is OK and does not need immediate attention without an exam ...Read more

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Pain in left side of chest above breast. Comes and goes, not constant. Sometimes a sharp pain, today more of an ache.

Pain in left side of chest above breast. Comes and goes, not constant. Sometimes a sharp pain, today more of an ache.

Musculature: If you do not feel a lump, warmth etc., then anything that is sharp or stabbing is usually of musculoskelatal origin (rib, muscles, tendons). Pleurisy would usually be associated with a cough and fever. This pain pattern is not typical of cardiac origin. ...Read more

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Dull/sharp pain in upper left side of chest above breast and into neck. Hurt worse to breath in?

Dull/sharp pain in upper left side of chest above breast and into neck. Hurt worse to breath in?

Pleurisy or costochondritis: Costochondritis is an inflammation often caused by a virus in the Cartlidge in your ribs it will hurt when you breathe and if you press on it. If it hurts when you breathe but not if you press on it it's more likely pleurisy. If it's not too bad heat and anti-inflammatories like Motrin will help. This does take a long time to improve so don't get frustrated if your symptoms get worse see your doctor ...Read more

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What would cause a dull burning pain on left side of chest above breast line and below collar bone? 20 minutes so far. Pcp says heart ok.

What would cause a dull burning pain on left side of chest above breast line and below collar bone? 20 minutes so far. Pcp says heart ok.

A couple of things: There are a few things that can cause that symptom. Regurgitation and reflux probably being one of the more common ones. If your PCP has ruled out the heart and there's nothing else except that prolonged burning then, I think it less likely cardiac. You may also have an entrapped nerve twig supplying the pectoral region or skin (perhaps trapped by the clavicle)...sensory neuropathy. ...Read more

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Could hormonal changes in a woman cause a swollen lymph node in left side of chest (above breast, below collar bone) for 2 days now? No fever yet.

Could hormonal changes in a woman cause a swollen lymph node in left side of chest (above breast, below collar bone) for 2 days now? No fever yet.

NO: This should not be related to a hormonal problem. Usually when a lymph node (if that is what it is) enlarges as a response to infection or inflammation of which there can be many causes. It may not be a lymph node. It could be a cyst or an early abcess. If it persists, it needs to be checked by a doctor. ...Read more

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Cramping pain on right side of chest next to breast for 2 hrs last night. Too bad to sleep. Fine now. Was not ill in any other way. Need to check out?

Cramping pain on right side of chest next to breast for 2 hrs last night. Too bad to sleep. Fine now. Was not ill in any other way. Need to check out?

No: Sounds like you slept wrong and got stiffness of your muscles as a result. Would not worry unless this becomes frequent or accompanied by other symptoms. ...Read more

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Pain in right side of chest under breast. Hurts when taking deep breaths?

Pain in right side of chest under breast. Hurts when taking deep breaths?

Pain w/ deep breath: May be a muscle "stitch" that can be relieved by stretching the affected muscle group. Might also be inflammation of joint where rib bone & cartilage meet (costochondritis) which may respond to NSAID (advil/motrin/aleve). Cracked rib also possible. If no improvement or if condition worsens, see fp for further evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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I have intense stabbing pain in right side of chest under breast, what could this be?

May be musculoskelet: Your pain may be musculoskeletal, it is best to see doctor for proper m ed and evaluation. ...Read more

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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

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Get pain near breast bone and on right side of chest. Had for a couple months now it comes and goes. What could it be?

Get pain near breast bone and on right side of chest. Had for a couple months now it comes and goes. What could it be?

Costochondritis: Usually pain from the attachment of the muscle to the bone in your chest; ibuprofen/ice helps. Check for breastlumps, especially if related to your cycle some breasttissue can be tender. Get your yearly breastexam/mammograms and do monthly self breastexam. If shortness of breath or coughing as well see your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm having sharp chest pains on left side of chest above my breast when I breathe in?

Chest pain: That is unlikely a heart problem as it changes with breathing so one down of the bad things. It could be pleurisy or inflammation of the linings of the lung and chest wall, or musculoskeletal as in the muscles in between the ribs that get stretched with breathing. In any case try advil or aleve (naproxen) or your Ibuprofen and see, and then go see your doctor and discuss it. ...Read more

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Having pain on the left side of chest under my breast what does this means?

Having pain on the left side of chest under my breast what does this means?

See doctor: Chest pain can have a variety of causes, some minor, some serious to life threatening. Please see a doctor for an examination and appropriate tests. ...Read more

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I keep having this vibration sensation on left side of chest just behind my breast. What could it be...It comes and goes....

I keep having this vibration sensation on left side of chest just behind my breast. What could it be...It comes and goes....

Vibration sensation: The sensation can be caused by your heart bumping up against a thin chest wall giving you a funny feeling. Nothing serious. ...Read more

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Pain in left side of chest under my breast and around that hole side coughing deep breaths r so painful what could it b?

Pain in left side of chest under my breast and around that hole side coughing deep breaths r so painful what could it b?

Acs vs PE vs bronch: Would see an urgent care as it could be a sign you have a pulmonary emboli or an acute cardiac event or may be related to bronchitis or muscular skeletal pain. ...Read more

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Pain in either side of chest inside under breasts and down joining of ribs that worst when breath. Better when small breaths and lie down flat on back?

You may have: Sprained muscles between your ribs and that is why small breaths and lying on your back help. As you're taking tension off these muscles. I recommend moist heat to sore areas, ibuprofen, and a muscle relaxer. See your Dr if not better in a week ...Read more

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Sharp Stabbing pain on left side of chest a little under the breast?

Sharp Stabbing pain on left side of chest a little under the breast?

SeekMedical help NOW: Any Chest pain, especially with a description over the computer of "Sharp and stabbing Left sided" needs to be evaluated ASAP to assure it is not cardiac in nature, etc. Seek medical attention NOW. Good luck. ...Read more

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Sharp stabbing pain in left side of chest in ribs next to breast. Stops me in my tracks and can't move. Last 1-5 mins. Ideas? Be worried?

Sharp stabbing pain in left side of chest in ribs next to breast. Stops me in my tracks and can't move. Last 1-5 mins. Ideas? Be worried?

Chest pain: The pain you describe is most often musculoskeletal and may be a strained intercostal muscle. It can be due to activity or a cough but if it is at rest, is associated with shortness of breath, chest pressure or other similar symptoms seek immediate medical attention. Women often have less signs of a heart condition and their first event is often a more serious one then men. ...Read more

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I have had pain by right breast and shortness of breats. I was also told my breathing was quieter on one side of chest by doctor. Any ideas?

I have had pain by right breast and shortness of breats. I was also told my breathing was quieter on one side of chest by doctor. Any ideas?

Shortness of breast?: I think you mean shortness of breath and not a member of I.T.B.C. (itty bitty titty committee) Reduced breath sound in one lung can be an indicator of inadequate inflation due to asthma, or other respiratory conditions. Di you ask your examining MD any questions in that regard? If not, please do so. ...Read more

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I'm having vibrating sensation on left side of chest near underarm and breast area. All labs normal. Some shooting pain in areola.

I'm having vibrating sensation on left side of chest near underarm and breast area. All labs normal. Some shooting pain in areola.

Nerve pain: This is typical of nerve irritation. Might want to ask your doc what they think. I would certainly consider mechanical issues in the breast including masses / recent trauma / etc. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in left side of chest under breast when I sometimes take a deep breath been noticng it the past week, esp if lie down on my left arm age23

Sharp pain in left side of chest under breast when I sometimes take a deep breath been noticng it the past week, esp if lie down on my left arm age23

Atypical CP: Your description sounds sounds less like pleuritic (lungs) and more like costochondritis (musculoskeletal) pain. Without any other history it does not sound like a heart attack.
Costochondritis can be treated with anti inflammatory medication such as nsaids. ...Read more