Top
40
Doctor insights on: Pain On Upper Left Side Of Chest

Share
1

1
Pain on left side of abdomen?

Pain on left side of abdomen?

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

2

2
Pain on left side of abdomen upper quadrant?

Pain on left side of abdomen upper quadrant?

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

3

3
Treatment of right upper side chest pain?

See below: These are symptoms that could be potentially serious. Yous should discuss these with your physician. He/she will thoroughly evaluate you and let you know what's going on. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
Pinching pain on lower left side of stomach?

Pinching pain on lower left side of stomach?

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

5

5
Pain in left side of chest.

Pain in left side of chest.

Get eval: Without any other information and just a statement saying "pain in Left side of chest" my only recourse is telling you to get an evaluation ASAP, to assure it is not your heart. ...Read more

6

6
Pain on my left side from side of my rib cage upper also my lower left side?

Pain on my left side from side of my rib cage upper also my lower left side?

Get a physical!: New onset sharp left sided abdominal pain can have many etiologies. Without a physician history and examination, it is hard to guess the cause. Musculoskeletal pains, constipation, kidney infection, enlarged spleen, diverticulitis among possibilities.... ...Read more

7

7
Stiffness on back left side of neck left arm weakness dull ache mid to left side of chest?

Stiffness on back left side of neck left arm weakness dull ache mid to left side of chest?

Need a physical exam: and imaging like X ray and MRI to figure out of you have disk disease in the neck that causes your symptoms. Call a pain specialist and make an appointment. ...Read more

8

8
Had chest pain on left side of my?

Had chest pain on left side of my?

No question here: There is no question in your statement above. What are your specific symptoms and question? If you are in any way worried you should go see your family physician. ...Read more

9

9
Pain on left side of jaw--causes?

Pain on left side of jaw--causes?

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

11

11
Pain on upper left back side of shoulder what causes it?

Muscle cramp: I guess, one of the major muscle on your upper back is sprained. I would advise you to apply ice pack and give rest to back muscle for few days. Then start with low intensity physiotherapy to strengthen the core body muscles. Good luck ! ...Read more

13

13
Back pain on left side shoulder right side of blade?

Back pain on left side shoulder right side of  blade?

Likely muscle pain: Myofascial pain is the most common pain in the upper back area. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more

15

15
Pain in the upper chest on the right side?

Pain in the upper chest on the right side?

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

16

16
Chest pain on left side?

Many different: Possibilities ...Usually benign in younger patients but further evaluation with your physician is always a good idea. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
18

18
Having lower back pain, with chest pain in middle of chest and right side of chest.

Having lower back pain, with chest pain in middle of chest and right side of chest.

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

19

19
Dull ache on right side of upper stomach?

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

20

20
What causes pain on lower left side of abdomen?

What causes pain on lower left side of abdomen?

Diverticular Dz?: This can sometimes be related to diverticular disease. If the pain is chronic or accompanied by change to bowel habitus - this warrants medical assessment. Severe abdominal pain warrants urgent evaluation. ...Read more

21

21
Gerd & black coffee causing pain on upper left side of chest. What do I do?

Gerd & black coffee causing pain on upper left side of chest. What do I do?

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

22

22
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

See 1 more doctor answer
23

23
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 while sleeping frequent burping fullness and heaviness after eating fatigue. What can this be?

GERD: It seems more like reflux. There are other causes of dyspepsia which may be what you are feeling after eating and symptoms of gerd, and one example is gallstone. Don't take things for granted, be evaluated by your doctor and be reassured or treated appropriately. ...Read more

27

27
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

28

28
Pinching pain on left upper side of chest for a while now. What could this be?

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

29

29
Pain on the upper left side of my chest..Anything i can take for this?

Pain on the upper left side of my chest..Anything i can take for this?

See your doctor: Chest pain, especially left sided can mean cardiac disease and should not be ignored. See your doctor. ...Read more

30

30
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

31

31
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

32

32
41 y/o female with pain in upper part of left side chest that comes and goes and under armpit.Should i be concerned?

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

33

33
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

36

36
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

37

37
A deep dull pain in the upper left side of your chest, (right above the heart), can be felt to the throat?, (concerned)

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
38

38
Hello, I am concerned about my left eye twitching for couple of days and I have a sharp pain in my upper left side of my chest?

Myokymia: Eyelid twitching is common and benign. There are no real treatments for this except tincture of time. Some have found that supplemental calcium helps shorten the episodes. This is not related to the pain in your chest. See your primary doctor for that please. ...Read more

39

39
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 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.?

Get seen: This multi-area involvement could indicate an important situation requiring treatment. High BP may be there but could be even more. I agree you should not wait any longer and be seen by a good internist as soon as possible. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer