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Pain in left chest at sternum, shoulder and lower ribs. Some extra gas.

Pain in left chest at sternum, shoulder and lower ribs. Some extra gas.

More info needed...: Chest pain in a 48 year old male that radiates to the shoulder could be a sign of acute coronary artery disease. Without knowing anything else, this is a condition that you should have evaluated promptly. Have seen many men (and women) that came to my ER with "gas" and ended up with stents in their coronary arteries because it was not "gas". Call your doctor or head to the ER. ...Read more

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Pain in middle of stomach and under rib cage?

Pain in middle of stomach and under rib cage?

GERD,ULCer & more.: These r a few common causes, also gastritis, esophageal diverticulum. U need 2 b cn buy a gastroenterologist . 2 avoid serious complications. Get in 4 an evaluation ...Read more

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Sharp pains in left breast?

Sharp pains in left breast?

Go see doctor: Pain breast can be from any causes- most commonly a non harmful condition called "fibrocystic breast disease". Most concerning would be breast cancer- at 33 you are at risk and would need eval with either mammogram and/or ultrasound. There are other possible conditions - such as infection, cyst etc- but you wont know unless you go for evaluation. ...Read more

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Slight twinges of pain in rib cage and middle back pain cancer?

Cancer pain: Not knowing your current medical condition, it is hard to say. If you are healthy, it may be a sign of fatigue or muscle aches and pains. If its worse not relieved by over the counter medication or topical remedies, i would see your physician to check out all the possibilties of the back/rib pain. ...Read more

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Fluttering in left lower rib cage and stomach?

Fluttering in left lower rib cage and stomach?

Could: Could just be gas which isnt uncommon. If it persists see your physician for a work up. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in my upper right rib cage?

Sharp pain in my upper right rib cage?

Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, you should consider being seen. Possible causes can incude an irritation of a nerve in the thoracic spine, an inflammatory condition involving the gall bladder or the lining of the lung, and multiple other causes. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually sort out the cause. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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Knot in chest at ribcage. At sternum?

Costochondritis: Costochondritis pai occurs on left side of breastbone affects more than one rib and worsens when taking deep breaths or coughing. F this what you have it is costochonritis. Costochondritis usually goes away on its own, although in some cases it may last for several months or longer. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have pains in upper abdomen right at top of rib cage, also back ache?

I have pains in upper abdomen right at top of rib cage, also back ache?

Epigastric pain: This area can be the result of stomach issues like ulcer disease, possibly gallbladder issues or other upper abdomen diagnoses. See your primary doctor. He/she will want to know if the pain is related to eating (better or worse), if you significant amounts of alcohol or what the pain is.. Is it burning, sharp, does it migrate, how long has the discomfort been going on, etc. See your doctor! ...Read more

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Sharp pain in the left rib cage under the left breast?

Sharp pain in the left rib cage under the left breast?

Go to ER: Get evaluated by an emergency room physician. ...Read more

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Five second pain across center of chest between breasts. Momentary pain above right breast. Upper back shoulder pain. Chest pain related or cardiac?

Usually not cardiac.: If only five sec then usually not cardiac. Cardiac is lasting into the minutes and can be related with activity. This could also be skeletal pain. If continues i would go to family md. If pain becomes worse or persistent then to the er to make sure no serious issues. Need to determine any other symptoms and risk factors as well. ...Read more

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Dull ache under rib cage, and pain in right shoulder, also pain in middle under breast bone! please help. Feel so ill?

Dull ache under rib cage, and pain in right shoulder, also pain in middle under breast bone! please help. Feel so ill?

Get doc eval: If the pain is on the right side could be gallbladder and it could be infected. Gallbladder pain radiates to the right shoulder. ...Read more

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Stomache pains under breast area. In the middle?

Stomache pains under breast area. In the middle?

Get eval: An exam would be needed to definitively diagnose you. There are many things possible, ..Including but not limited to referred cardiac pain, hiatal hernia, heart burn/gerd, gall bladder disease, etc. Etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Pain in hip back and ribs.

?: pretty general complaint it would be best to see a physician to help you figure this out ...Read more

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Chest pains but in left side?

Chest pains but in left side?

Not specific: Pain on the left side of the chest can be caused by many problems ranging minor ones that tend to get better on their own ( like a muscle strain) to the very serious and life threatening, like a pulmonary embolism or blood clot in the lung. A doctor can sort this out based on the kind of pain, other symptoms, physical exam and maybe tests. If persists or severe best to see a physician ...Read more

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