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Pain under left breast radiating to left back area I am 66years of age.

Pain under left breast radiating to left back area I am 66years of age.

Too many things: Can cause what you are describing, one really needs to know more about the pain itself, it's duration, intensity, quality etc. And about you - history, medications etc. It is also important to perform a physical exam and may be even run some tests. So the best. I can advise - see a doctor. ...Read more

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I have had a sharo stabbing pain under left breast since car accident two weeks ago. Sometimes it feels it goes thru to my back.

I have had a sharo stabbing pain under left breast since car accident two weeks ago. Sometimes it feels it goes thru to my back.

MVA breast/back: Seek medical attention today as soon as possible in ER. You don't mention what type of accident or degree of impact but you can develop delayed splenic hematoma and rupture with MVAs as well as aortic dissections, esophageal trauma which are medical emergencies. It may be muscle strain but you don't want to miss something that is significant. Go to an ER. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain under left breast that goes to left shoulder blade?

I have a sharp pain under left breast that goes to left shoulder blade?

More info?: Did you injure yourself? How long does it last? Anything make it better? Anything make it worse? Does food affect the pain? Have you had any surgery? How long has it been there? Have you tried any medications? Did they work? Any nausea? Fevers? If this is recent you could try ibuprofen, heat, massage. If long standing or worsening see a doctor to begin workup. ...Read more

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Had an episode of stabbing spasmodic pain radiating like a whip effect from lower back curving around left rib cage withstand pain under left breast?

Had an episode of stabbing spasmodic pain radiating like a whip effect from lower back curving around left rib cage withstand pain under left breast?

Check heart first: Once you are sure it is not your heart, you may have a pinched nerve in your back or nerve irritation under one of your ribs (intercostal neuralgia). Consider stretching, manipulation, physical therapy, or intercostal nerve blocks. Also be sure you have an up to date breast exam to be safe and again, make sure its not your heart! ...Read more

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I have left shoulder blade pain, pain under left breast and pain that goes from the left side of my neck down my left arm.

I have left shoulder blade pain, pain under left breast and pain that goes from the left side of my neck down my left arm.

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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Pain under left breast/ upper left abdomen. 21 year old female. Ribs, thoracic spine and chest xrays are good.

Pain under left breast/ upper left abdomen. 21 year old female. Ribs, thoracic spine and chest xrays are good.

Pain: If the pain get worse when you touch the area, it is probably muscular in nature. If it changes and gets worse with breathing, it could indicate something in the lungs, like pleurisy or pneumonia. The possiblity of heart problems at this age is unlikely, unless there is history from before ...Read more

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I'm male 42 and I have pain under left breast toward side that radiates to back. Also left arm sore from shoulder to elbow?

Radiating pain: Please see you family doctor. That pain might be related to heart problems, or problems with the aorta. I urge you to get it evaluated by your family doctor, or an emergency room doctor. ...Read more

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What would cause intermittent pain under left breast in rib cage? Doc says heart is fine. Left shoulder blade pain also.

What would cause intermittent pain under left breast in rib cage? Doc says heart is fine. Left shoulder blade pain also.

It depends: Chest pain can have multiple other reasons if not your heart. It may be your skin, muscles, bones, lungs or lining of lungs, food pipe "esophagus" disorders or anxiety. Please consult with your pcp. ...Read more

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The burning pain under left breast from acid reflux is now radiating to my back. Could this be something worse like an ulcer or hiatal hernia?

Epigastric pain.: Your epigastric pain can be related to GERD but you must have a doctor examine you to make sure it is not cardiac related. ...Read more

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Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?

Belching;farting;heartburn& pain under left breast bone around the back. What is the best treatment for this?

Treatment: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes.
Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed.
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I have pain under my left breast that radiates to my back?

I have pain under my left breast that radiates to my back?

See a doctor: See a doctor or ER ASAP. You need an exam to fully evaluate. Worse case scenario is something with your heart. Best case scenario it is musculoskeletal. Err on the side of caution and get checked now. ...Read more

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I have a pain underneath my left breast that goes through my middle back?

Atypical Chest Pain: Needs to be checked out. Origin may be GI or muscular, but cardiac origin cannot be excluded in your age group. I would see a primary md or urgent care to start the evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm a 42 women hurting under left breast and in middle of back. What to do for the pain?

Go see a doctor: Chest pain can be caused by a number of musculoskeletal causes from the chest muscles, chest nerves and spinal problems. I hope you do not have a pinched nerve. Rarely we see this type of chest pain from shingles but it is usually associated with a skin rash/ or blisters. I would advise an examination/check up by your family doctor. He may have to do some further teating if the pain is severe ...Read more

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I'm a 42 year old woman hurting under left breast and in middle of back. Is this just symptoms of age?

I'm a 42 year old woman hurting under left breast and in middle of back. Is this just symptoms of age?

Difficult to say: Unless you have particularly large breasts, the breast pain and back pain are most likely unrelated. Persistent breast pain warrants evaluation by a physician with a history, examination and possible diagnostic imaging. ...Read more