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Pain On Upper Left Side Of Chest
Nature of pain?: Left sided pain in a male could be a hernis, kidney stone, diverticular disease, pancreatitis and even just gas or constipation. We look at the location, the type of pain, lab tests, x-rays and, of course, examine the patient. There are lots of other possibilities as well. If pain gets worse or does not just go away you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Left side pain: Left upper side pain can be many many things. First what do you mean by the side , people mean different things. You need to be examined with a detailed history how long is lasted other symptoms. It could be your lung, your kidney , your liver, your gallbladder :as i said many things. Good luck. ...Read more
Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more
Need more Info: Anatomy (what is there) dictates what might be the problem. Jaw bone? Teeth? Muscles? Tmj? Gland? How long ago did it start? Previous trauma? Swelling? Infection? If it doesn't go away and bothers you, go see a doctor. ...Read more
For three days:
Shortness of breath
Indention of upper right second rib
Dull ache on upper right rib.
Discomfort Laying on left/right side ?
Seek Medical help: Go to ER.....can be pneumothorax/effusionGet a more detailed answer ›
Many: Causes...Get evaluated by your physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
Likely muscle pain: Myofascial pain is the most common pain in the upper back area. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more
C7 merve pinch from : From disc herniation.Get a more detailed answer ›
Intercostal pain: Intercostal neuralgia may produce sporadic episodes of acute pain or pain that is dull and constant. The pain is often described as stabbing, tearing, sharp, spasm-like, tender, aching or gnawing. It typically feels like the pain wraps around your upper chest in a band-like pattern. The pain may intensify during exertion or with sudden movements involving the upper chest, such as coughing or laugh. ...Read more
Liver or gallbladder: Pains on the right upper side of the abdomen are usually associated with conditions related to the liver or gallbladder. I would recommend that you see your medical provider for a full evaluation if this is persistent or bothersome. ...Read more
Stop coffee take med: Coffee causes gerd. If you have a known history of gerd than im sure you have a bottle of Prilosec or something. Take it as directed. If stopping the coffee and taking the med doesnt help an egd maybe needed. Dont put it off too long . Gerd can lead to a condition called barretts esophagitis and this can lead to cancer. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in upper left side of chest while sleeping frequent burping fullness and heaviness after eating fatigue. What can this be?
Pain in upper left side of chest. Corresponding ache in left wrist. 21, active. EKG, stress test, and enzymes ALL GOOD. Heart issue? Kind of worried.
After eating a cheese baguette I had a strange pain and twinge upper left side of chest . Lasted for less than 1 minute
Had this a few times ?
Baguette: Two choices: 1: Put up with it for a minute. 2: Don't take it for a month and see what effect it has on you. ...Read more
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
Chest wall problem: Likely due to rib or cartilage dysfunction. Read more about slipped rib syndrome here http://www.Basicspine.Com/conditions-procedures/pain-management/slipped-rib-syndrome.Html of course it could be also be a heart or lung problem. See a good osteopathic family physician for work up. ...Read more
My son is 14yrs old, and sometimes he gets a sharp pain in the upper left side of his chest, it feels like if something is putting pressure.
Precordial Catch: Precordial catch syndrome (pcs), also known as texidor's twinge, is a common cause of chest pain complaints in children and adolescents. It also occurs, though less frequently, in adults. Pcs manifests itself as a very intense, sharp pain, typically at the left side of the chest, generally in the cartilage between the bones of the sternum and rib cage, which is worse when taking breaths. ...Read more
I have a tightness/pain in the upper left side of my chest this has lasted about 6weeks now and has become very frighting. It is most painful in the early morning or late at night or after a strenuous activity.
This : This sounds like angina. Angina is characterized by chest pain or chest discomfort that occurs when an area of your heart muscle is not getting enough oxygen. This is a dangerous situation because it can be a sign of an impending heart attack. You need to see your doctor right away for a chest pain work up. This will include a detailed history, physical, and necessary testing (including an ekg). From there, your doctor can decide on the next step. Typically this would be a stress test to evaluate your heart while it is under stress (usually exercise). This test can provide more information concerning possible blocked blood vesssels in your heart. Please see your doctor right away to begin the above process. Good luck. ...Read more
41 y/o female with pain in upper part of left side chest that comes and goes and under armpit.Should i be concerned?
CP...yes!: To me, CP is CP until otherwise ruled-out (for a heart attack). If you haven't seen your md & had an ekg, do it! women present differently than men. If you have a family history of heart attacks, it's even more urgent to see your md. He will probably want a cardiac stress test, blood, & an ekg. Do you smoke? Have high bp? High cholesterol? Diabetes? These are very important to know. See your md! ...Read more
My left side under the ribs cage is in pain and so it upper left side chest . I also have the sharp pain i n my head. I don't know what is happening ?
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
Wht can be the problem if iam having a little pain in my upper left side. Of my chest its like tighten. Of my heart i believe but not sure?
More info: Tightness in the chest area should be discussed with your physician soon. ...Read more
Hey I never get sick and I have never had a medical issue i now sometimes get ah little chest pain in the upper left side of my chest,have no signs of a flu no headache no fever no cough,I had a cold about ah month ago and a half ago but nothing else,I al
Chest pain: In general we are going to take Chest pain seriously and advise evaluation. You don't want to miss something important. An otherwise healthy young woman with chest pain could be evaluated further by going through a detailed history of the symptoms. Sometimes tests may help. Consider seeing a doctor or discussing with one here on HealthTap. ...Read more
A deep dull pain in the upper left side of your chest, (right above the heart), can be felt to the throat?, (concerned)
Further work up: If this pain comes with exertion such as walking or climbing stairs then you should think of it as angina or pain coming from blockage of the arteries of the heart.You would need some form of stress test to see if it is coming from the heart.Also if you have Nitroglycerin tablets then next time you get chest pain, try taking ntg under the tongue. If the pain is relieved in a few minutes then it su. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been having pain on the upper left side of my chest.Been noticing numbness in my left cheek for over a month.Blurred vision in l eye. High bp.?
I went to the gym on monday and got poking pains in upper left side of chest and it keeps coming and going?
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