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Pain Upper Left Chest Near Shoulder
Sharp pain in upper left chest area near left shoulder. Pain comes on sudden, is sharp, I feel it in my shoulder and down my arm, left side, and it last for 5-10 seconds. I've felt it since last night. All day today. Can feel it in left jaw not often?
Upper left chest near shoulder, in shoulder and neck...Already been to the er...What could it mean?
Hi, good question. You have already been to the er. I imagine they worked you up for heart disease as that is the big one that the er & you should worry about.
There are many other possibilities. You should see your primary care doc to evaluate for musculsokeletal issues such as shoulder, chest wall, muscle, cervical spine & radiculopathy.
Good luck, I am sure your pcp will have some good ideas. ...Read more
ER now: Without more information, I would recommend ER evaluation. It could still just be muscular, especially if pain is when you move your shoulder and you feel muscle tugging at the chest wall. But with your age I wouldn‘t take chances. ...Read more
I had a fall 6 months ago since then I've had pain in my left shoulder and the pain goes to my chest what could it be hurts everyday?
What causes a ten second tearing pain across chest? Lying on right side. Left shoulder tilted slightly back looking at phone. Pain seemed to subside when I sat up. Laid back down and pain reoccurred. This happened a few weeks ago. Both times upon wa
Multiple causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections), and muscle problems to name a few. 10 seconds of symptoms makes it sound more like a muscle issue but It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. ...Read more
At your age it is: Unlikely that your symptoms are cardiac in nature. There are many other potential causes. This cannot be evaluated over the internet based on your symptoms. Make an appointment with a health care provider for an evaluation. ...Read more
Your neck: Thank you for the question. There are many potential causes, but among the most common is the irritation of a nerve in the neck. The term "cervical radiculopathy" refers to the pain that can run don the arm into the neck from a nerve irritation in the neck. Uusally a phyxical exam and appropraite imaging studies can diagnose the problem. ...Read more
See a doctor: Go to the A&E, you may have an emergent heart conditon ...Read more
EXAM: These symtoms require a thorough physical examination and chest xray, call your private physician. ...Read more
Pain in left shoulder hurts everyday even when I pick things up or clean the pain into my chest also what could it be?
Hi, for about a month I've had severe pain in between my shoulder blades, the pain moves to my left shoulder and chest?
Need Consultation: Could be several causes, however it could also be heart problem that needs attention now. ...Read more
My right shoulder blade protrudes more than left. And my left chest is wider than right. Can you please help me to correct this.
Shoulder Blade: If the shoulder blade is sticking out, this could possibly be what is known as winging of the scapula. Usually caused by a nerve injury. Therapy and strengthening exercises may help but unfortunately in can sometimes be permanent. ...Read more
I had some irritation at the back just below the left shoulder. Its not a pain. Sometimes I feel its on the left portion of the chest.
I'm having a dull pain in my chest it feels as if it is spreading to my left shoulder and my back. Its kinda freaking me out. What could it be?
I have a gone to sleep feelining that turns into a feeling of something pulling down on my shoulder. Starts on the left side of my neck back and chest?
Need to rule out: Heart problem. Some patients have atypical symptoms due to heart disease, especially women. Do not know your gender, age, or your health status. If heart disease is even a remote possibility, get yourself checked out asap. ...Read more
Experiencing extreme pain in my back (left near shoulder). Had 4 nerve terminaton procedures in '05 due to big rig accident. Pain in chest now as well?
Back & chest pain: Symptoms come on suddenly or rapidly over time? Any trouble breathing? Cough? Pain in arms, neck, or jaw? Smoker? Pain near left shoulder somewhat worse if you try to take a deep breath? Feel feverish? If "Yes " to one or more of these, see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
Good morning riza here still in pain with upper left chest and shoulder blade area daily no medication seems to help plus my whole body mussels hurt?
Chest pain: It is unlikely to have cardiac pain at the age of 21 years. But can't completely rule out (if you have family history). Consult your physician. ...Read more
Could be any number:
Of things, like: shoulder joint (from arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, rc tear, sprain, strain, contusions, etc); neck or c spine lesions
(arthritis, pinched nerve, disc protrusion, etc);
muscles (from chest wall going to the upper arm, like pect major, etc); others include a fracture of clavicle, ribs, etc). Cardiac issues also need to be excluded.
Check with your pcp, . ...Read more
Unlikely in the sho-:
Ulder blade, but chest maybe.
You might have symptoms like difficulty in swallowing or repeated regurgitations, maybe loss of weight, feeling of a mass or fullness in the upper middle part of the tummy, or in the neck area---- depending on the location of the lesion.
Best would be to see your pcp and a gen surgeon so you could be investigated ; treatment started, as necessary.
Good luck. ...Read more
See below: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and shoulder pain. You can also get neck pain from a muscle strain. In some cases neck and shoulder pain could be related to your heart so be sure to see you physician. ...Read more
See doctor now: See a doctor. It may be nothing or it may be a heart problem - do not delay. A man your age may be at high risk for the onset of heart disease. ...Read more
Cardiac: B cn soon, cardiac origin is possible & the 1st thing 2 r/o. ...Read more
Sounds like it: You don't give your ageso if young would not think the heart unless congenital problem; muscular is sharp pain with movement or touch, heart is deep pressure with numbness radiating to left arm/jaw, can come on with exersize, relief with rest, but if severe comes on with rest ; if smoke or overweight never smoke and lose weight slowly, if strained muscle use excedrin[generic cheap at walmart, ...Read more
My entire left shoulder and up to the frontel chest is numb and the pain is deep and extreme what can I do?
Call 911 to go to ER: Chest tightness, chest pain, and shortness of breath can be due to minor problems or to very serious ones. An emergency room doctor can check to see what might be going on. Sometimes, tests and chest xrays will be done. Possible causes include a heart attack, partial pneumothorax (collapsed lung), asthma, reflux, heart arrythmias, etc... One should not wait around with such symptoms, but go to er. ...Read more
My aunt is 60 yrs n having BP 130/100 n having pain in left shoulder and above chest. Hvng insomnia. Suggest.
At her age: I would strongly recommend an evaluation by her doctor very, very soon. ...Read more
I have pain in left side of chest, shoulder and down my arm. Have taken quick eze but no relief. Started 2 hours ago?
Many possibilities: As the others have said from reflux to muscular to radiculopathy (pinched nerve) to heart or lung related. The latter while less likely can be serious so requires urgent medical attention at either GP if open or your nearest urgent facility/emergency department. All the best. ...Read more
Having severe pain on the upper right part of my back, chest and neck radiating to my left shoulder. Should I be worried?
More info needed.: More historical information is needed. Given that this may be a very serious issue, I would suggest going to your nearest ER for evaluation. ...Read more
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