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Pains In Left Side Of Chest
It depends...: There are many potential causes of chest pain, from musculoskeletal to respiratory to cardiac/heart, among others. Without a complete history & exam, it's impossible to determine the cause of your chest pain. You should make an appointment w/ your primary physician to determine what testing or treatment is needed. IF IT'S NEW CHEST PAIN WITH EXERTION, YOU SHOULD GO TO THE CLOSEST ER IMMEDIA ...Read more
Shooting pains in left side of chest, Not constant, occurs out of the blue. No other symptoms. I do have fibromyalgia.could it be costochondritis?
I fell and fractured my rib three days ago. This a.M i woke up and had a different pain sharp pains in left side of chest radiating to back shoulder?
Keep getting pains in left side of chest, with spasms. Breathing becomes impaired, feel dizzy, which then makes me panic and get very hot and edgy.
Difficult Symptoms: When people have chest pain and trouble breathing, it is very difficult if not impossible to rule out serious issues like pulmonary embolus (blood clot to lung), heart attack, pneumothorax, or pneumonia. This group of symptoms is best evaluated by a doctor in person, where many questions can be asked, and the doctor can examine you and check all your vital signs. ...Read more
What causes sharp short stabbing pains in left side of chest? Duration 5 sec. Non exertional. Can't reproduce them. Pcp says heart ok. Fear cardiac.
Chest pain: Multiple possibilities primarily in the musculoskeletal system of the thorax. ...Read more
Can't say: Quick, sharp sudden pains in the left side oif the chest aren't usually associated with a heart attack but heart attacks don't always have classic symptoms. It would be anything from a muscle strain, to a virus, to pnemonia, to a blood clot, to a lung collapse. You should get it checked out. ...Read more
Having sharp achy pains on left side of chest. Resting Heart rate per minute at 80. Anxiety, stress, or something more serious?
Be evaluated: Never ignore chest pain. There are many causes of chest pain and some can be life-threatening. Before assuming it is due to something like anxiety or stress, it is best to make sure it is not something more serious. Please consider going to an ER, or your doctor if they are available as soon as possible. ...Read more
Chest pain: That is unlikely a heart problem as it changes with breathing so one down of the bad things. It could be pleurisy or inflammation of the linings of the lung and chest wall, or musculoskeletal as in the muscles in between the ribs that get stretched with breathing. In any case try advil or aleve (naproxen) or your Ibuprofen and see, and then go see your doctor and discuss it. ...Read more
Sudden sharp pains on left side of chest under breast? Worsens when inhaling or moving. Have to take shallow breaths until over. Lasts a few minutes.
Probably gas.: Most sudden, sharp pains in the chest and upper abdomen are due to gas.Every time you eat and swallow, you ingest air (gas). At times these gas bubbles cause sharp pains. Bend and stretch, move about. ...Read more
I went to the gym on monday and got poking pains in upper left side of chest and it keeps coming and going?
Musculoskeletal: Sounds atypical for heart disease especially if not related to exertion, breathing or other symptoms. If it is worsened with deep breaths, it could be pleurisy, PTX or pericarditis but these are both usually persistent not sporadic. Does it hurt to raise your arm or move in a particular position? In any event, check with your doctor this week and be aware of any new or progressive symptoms ->ER ...Read more
Please doctor i have been having serious chest pains around the left side of chest and back . although its subsided, its still lingering.Please help diagnose?
Chest pain, left: Despite your young age, you should see a doctor as soon as possible. If you have trouble breathing, feel lightheaded, feel sweaty, feel sick to your stomach, or feel the pains in your arms or jaw, go to a hospital emergency department right away. ...Read more
Do i need to seek help asap if I have sudden unexplained partially debilitating bruise like pains on the left side of chest and from hips down?
Yes: That's a lot of bruising at once. I would seek medical help today. ...Read more
Had heart attack with two stents currently having sharp pains left side of chest one in lad/ld the pain is like some one 56 year old female
I've been having constant chest pains for months on left side of chest. Multiple ER visits normal EKG's and blood work. What should I do I'm worried?
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