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

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

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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

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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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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

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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

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I feel a very deep pain upper my chest left side especially while eating?

I feel a very deep pain upper my chest left side especially while eating?

Check on chest pain: Chest pain is nothing to ignore! the potential origin of your symptoms includes: heart, lungs, mediastinum, esophagus, musculoskeletal, pericardium (sac around the heart), pleuritis, bronchiitis, or referred pain from a remote site. Your doctor will be concerned about accompanying fever, blood with coughing, vomiting, shortness or breath, difficulty reclining, tenderness. Get checked please. ...Read more

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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

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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