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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?

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

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Shoulder Pain (Definition)

Shoulder pain is multifactorial. It can be from bone issues -- like arthritis. It can be from muscle tendon issues -- like a torn rotator cuff, or when a tendon is inflammed. It can also be from nerve issues -- like a bulging disk in your spine. Each diagnosis ...Read more


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Bp is 130/90 pulse of 100. Chest pains, right shoulder pain, difficulty breathing and migraine. Have high Triglicerydes. Should I be worried?

Bp is 130/90 pulse of 100. Chest pains, right shoulder pain, difficulty breathing and migraine. Have high Triglicerydes. Should I be worried?

Chest pains: Any time a Dr. Hears Chest pains, and then a hear rate of 100 etc. It is a tough question to swallow about whether you should worry or not. Chest pains should be evaluated asap and proven not to be cardiac in nature. Best wishes. ...Read more

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On and off again bad chest pain enough to make me not move and try to lay down. Extreme guttural belching (constant)right shoulder pain severe on top?

On and off again bad chest pain enough to make me not move and try to lay down. Extreme guttural belching (constant)right shoulder pain severe on top?

See doctor pronto: Pain of that severity warrants prompt investigation. From your description alone, I cannot tell whether the problem is GERD, perforated ulcer, pneumonia, heart attack, etc. ...Read more

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Right shoulder pain & numbness of thumb and forearm, sporadic pain in mid back and neck. Constant chest pain diagnosed not heart lung or GI related?

Right shoulder pain & numbness of thumb and forearm, sporadic pain in mid back and neck. Constant chest pain diagnosed not heart lung or GI related?

Disc herniation: Your symptoms could be related to a cervical or thoracic disk herniation. The chest pain could also be musculoskeletal (from your chest wall) like costochondritis. It's important to make sure your symptoms are not from other internal organs as you indicated. Discuss other possible musculoskeletal causes of your symptoms with your doctor. ...Read more

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Woke up this morning with right shoulder pain. Gets worse when I inhale and extends to my chest when I inhale deeply.?

Pleurisy: It sounds more like pleurisy which is usually due to a virus and is inflammation of the covering of the lungs. Have a doctor evaluate the problem if it persists. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in the right shoulder, pain beneath the right ribs at the front of my body, and difficulty breathing?

Shoulder pain: Unsure of pain loco. 2 pains or one? Difficulty breathing is a reason to be examined by a doc and x-ray. Point of shoulder could be tendinitis. Medial to this is breast and lung. Occasional sharp lung pain with breathing, is from sticking of the lung lining called pleura and is transient not worth an exam unless persistent. A rarer rib problem can be seen in a plain X-ray. ...Read more

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Could right shoulder pain possiby mean lung cancer?

Could right shoulder pain possiby mean lung cancer?

Possibly: Shoulder pain can be caused by a superior sulcus tumor, meaning a cancer that arises high up in the top of the lung. These tumors are uncommon, but can cause severe pain because of pressure on large nerves. There are however, more likely causes for shoulder pain than lung cancer and these should be ruled out first! ...Read more

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I am experiencing shoulder pain and chest pain or discomfort (time frame: gradual) (side: left) (severity: mild). The following also describes me: Feeling anxious. What should I do?

I am experiencing shoulder pain and chest pain or discomfort (time frame: gradual) (side: left) (severity: mild). The following also describes me: Feeling anxious. What should I do?

Other symptoms?: Does it feel like a pulled muscle? How long does it last? Do certain foods make it worse. Have you tried any meds? Did u injure a muscle working out? Would you say it is more related to food or activity? Do you often have pain with stress? Many musculoskeletal things, strains, etc can give you pain. But so cam anxiety. Start with your primary MD
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What would cause severe chest pain - not shoulder pain- immediately following percutaneous liver bx?

What would cause severe chest pain - not shoulder pain- immediately following percutaneous liver bx?

Chest pain: Chest pain, especially chest pain described as 'severe' should be evaluated in person by a professional in an emergent setting no matter what happened beforehand, ...please get this worked up at an ER as soon as possible ...Read more

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Lower left shoulder pain also in left side of chest, occasional flutter in chest. Pain in back worsens as day progresses. Off and on several months?

Be seen: I would definitely be seen as soon as possible, in part to make sure it is not a cardiac related event; you may need a stress test. ...Read more

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Upper left chest pain and shoulder pain what could be causing it it hurts severely to cough or sneeze?

Upper left chest pain and shoulder pain what could be causing it it hurts severely to cough or sneeze?

See below: You describe pleurisy or pericarditis. Sometimes intercostal muscular pain can mimic this. If the pain is worse lying down, improved sitting up/forward, it suggest pericarditis. If you have fever/cough, shortness of breath, it suggests pneumonia with pleural involvement. Were your chest xray and ct done recently/for this illness? A cxr, CBC and echo are usual parts of the evaluation. ...Read more

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Would heart chest pain come and go or be constant? I have random chest pain, shoulder pain, neck for about a week now.

Would heart chest pain come and go or be constant? I have random chest pain, shoulder pain, neck for about a week now.

Very unlikely: Cardiac issues would be highly unlikely in a 19 year old. Have the issue evaluated if it concerns you. ...Read more

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I have sick sinus syndrome and I have been suffering pretty bad chest pain and shoulder pain during practice. Is this cardiac related?

I have sick sinus syndrome and I have been suffering pretty bad chest pain and shoulder pain during practice. Is this cardiac related?

Get stress test....: In order to be certain your symptoms are not cardiac, you should see a cardiologist and have a stress test, if you haven had one recently. This will tell you if you have cardiac problems with exercise. Good luck! ...Read more

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My nails turned violet. But I don't feel chest pain, shoulder pain and back pain what does it mean?

Raynould phenomena: This is called Raynould phenomena. Small vessel in the finger get constricted and cause the color changes and sometime pain and stiffness. It is usually get aggravated with cold weather and sometime stress. it is sympathetic system goes wild for no reason it can be fixed by blocking the nerve ...Read more

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Lower central chest pain+intermittent claudications+dysnea+lt and rt shoulder pain and lt arm pain. Wut inv do I need to do?

Your symptoms are: Not particularly worrisome for cardiac issues especially as a young woman. That having been said however, women's symptoms are often atypical. You need to see a health care provider for an examination, EKG and potentially a stress test to rule out cardiac cause of your discomforts. ...Read more

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I have had left arm and shoulder pain for months. I also have chest pain.... it all feels like it's coming from my muscles etc?

I have had left arm and shoulder pain for months. I also have chest pain.... it all feels like it's coming from my muscles etc?

Need an exam: As a neurologist, I immediately want to think about nervous system problems that can result in these symptoms: spinal stenosis, radiculopathy, plexopathy, etc. Etc. Only way to know for sure if good exam. If it does not go away, see your regular doctor and ask which specialist they feel you should be referred to. ...Read more

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I am 22, female. I've been experiencing chest pain above my left breast. Also I have some shoulder pain (could be from working out).Should I be worried?

I am 22, female. I've been experiencing chest pain above my left breast. Also I have some shoulder pain (could be from working out).Should I be worried?

Probably: Musculo-skletal pain due to muscle spasms from stress or anxiety or inflammation of the connection sites of the ribs to the chest bone. Mitral valve prolapse is a possibility and needs to be checked. I hope this helps. If you want to talk more about this contact me by e-mail or text chat or video chat at www. Healthtap. Com/dryetimyan ...Read more

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I have chest pain on the left side extreme fatigue shoulder pain on the left side and shortness of breath what does this mean?

See your doctor!: Left sided chest pain that radiates to the shoulder and is associated with fatigue and shortness of breath is very concerning for a heart or lung problem. This should be evaluated very soon by your doctor with physical exam, ekg, chest x-ray and blood tests. This constellation of symptoms should prompt a visit to the emergency room. I would recommend that you chew an Aspirin and go or call 911. ...Read more

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Could sharp needle upper chest pain below my collar bone be caused by shoulder pain or injury.?

Get it checked out: It could be from your shoulder but you should take this pain seriously. There is a slight chance it is coming from your heart. It's a good idea to go to the er. ...Read more

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Could stomach ulcers cause chest pain and shoulder pain? I've been having random chest pain and they said I have stomach ulcers

Yes: Stomach and GI pains can easily be 'referred' to different parts of the chest - the abdomen is 'wired' with more neurons than the brain and can definitely cause pain in unusual areas - advil (ibuprofen) and testosterone are drugs that can contribute to ulcerative diseases. ...Read more

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I am having slight chest pain, shoulder, upper shoulder pain in back and left sided head pain. With each pulse of my heart it pounds in head.

Contact your doctor: You are describing symptoms that should be taken seriously and need to be checked to make sure you are not getting early cva pleae contact local hospital or you doctor who can advise you. Do not delay good luck. ...Read more

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Chest pain, palpitations, shoulder pain, upper back pain. Done nothing stressful to my body. Should I be concerned? Been happening for 3 weeks.

Chest pain, palpitations, shoulder pain, upper back pain. Done nothing stressful to my body. Should I be concerned? Been happening for 3 weeks.

Please get exam: Please, don't just ignore it. If those are your symptoms, even though so young, still, need to have your heart checked, especially considering your medications. ...Read more

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Car accident 3weeks ago, car was totaled. Ct scan was fine. Neck and shoulder pain reduced. Still chest pain more on left side. Should I be worried?

Car accident 3weeks ago, car was totaled. Ct scan was fine. Neck and shoulder pain reduced. Still chest pain more on left side. Should I be worried?

Needs worked up: Rarely, a car accident can cause sheer forces that affect the heart. You might also be having chest pain that's unrelated to the crash. I recommend calling your doctor tomorrow and be seen to investigate the chest pain. ...Read more

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Left shoulder pain and weakness, lightheaded feels like I'm not there, headache, little chest pain, and neck pain should I be worried?

Left shoulder pain and weakness, lightheaded feels like I'm not there, headache, little chest pain, and neck pain should I be worried?

VAD-emergency: Did you have any neck or shoulder injury recently, or any repetitive motion by chance such as throwing balls etc? These symptoms are worrisome for a vertebral artery dissection (vad), which can also occur spontaneously. Do not delay having this evaluated, VAD is a potentially fatal condition. ...Read more

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Can an abnormal right coronary artery lead to any problems? What if you have symptoms during exercise such as chest pain/shoulder pain?

Can an abnormal right coronary artery lead to any problems? What if you have symptoms during exercise such as chest pain/shoulder pain?

Possibly: If the right coronary artery arises from the pulmonary artery instead of the aorta, the blood flowing through it is low on oxygen, and can cause cardiac symptoms. This almost always presents in infants and children. In later life, coronary artery problems are due to atherosclerosis, and the symptoms are typically angina. If you have any questions, see you primary physician or cardiologist. ...Read more

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Sever crushing chest pain from shoulder to shoulder pain in arms and arm muscles tighten to point can't move them last about 5 minutes tired after?

Go to ER NOW!: Although your age speaks against it, you absolutely need to rule out heart ischemia or pending heart attack. Go to the er now! If workup negative, they can tell if is more muscular in nature. ...Read more

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I have been having shortness of breath, off and on shoulder pain, chest pain, and neck pain. I have seen my pcp. What do you suggest is my next step?

Pulmonary testing: Ask your physician for pulmonary function trsting (pft) and a chest xray. I would also recommend blood testing for infection and inflammation. If pain and shortness of breath persisits you may need a nuclear lung scan. ...Read more

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Since few days I have chest pain sometimes on the left side, at times middle, neck pain shoulder pain all symptoms are on off & missed period.

Refer to answer: Causes are inflammatory. Could due to diabetes, auto immune disorder, +/_ thyroid problems (effects the periods too)
stay away from all cereals, fast foods juices and sodas, avoid all soy and corn products.
Have cheese, eggs, and ezekiel bread for two weeks. Problem may go away.
If not see your dr. ...Read more

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Norm ecg, stressecho, agatston score of. 5, BP 120-135/80-85, felt right upper chest pain near pit and shoulder pain. Heart related? Salonpas helpd lil.

Norm ecg, stressecho, agatston score of. 5, BP 120-135/80-85, felt right upper chest pain near pit and shoulder pain. Heart related? Salonpas helpd lil.

Chest pain: Hi, if your stress test and Angiogram have been normal then the pain is not heart related, usually the heart related pain is in the center of the chest and is worse with activity and better with rest.
I believe you have a musculoskeletal pain, please get your shoulder checked by your PMD.
Feel better soon. ...Read more

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I woke up with neck pain and shoulder pain and have had a little big of upper chest pain. Muscle spasm or sprain?

I woke up with neck pain and shoulder pain and have had a little big of upper chest pain. Muscle spasm or sprain?

Spasm or strain: Sprain vs strain vs spasm: a sprain is a stretch and/or tear of a ligament. A strain is an injury of a muscle and/or tendon. Muscles in our body contract and relax consciously and unconsciously. A muscle that involuntarily contracts without our consciously willing it is called a "spasm." if the muscle maintains sustained "spasm", it becomes a cramp. ...Read more

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B/p is 189/102, pulse 106. Mild chest pain, a little shortness of breath. Major fatigue and muscle (shoulder) pain. Suggestions?

Emergency.: The marked BP elevation, high heart rate and symptoms suggest it's urgent to go to the nearest emergency dept. For an evaluation and treatment to restore a normal BP and heart rate. Untreated hypertension is associated with a very high risk of heart attack and stroke. ...Read more

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What autoimmune diseases may cause raised ALT, ankle pain, chest pain, spine & shoulder pain without ANA, HLA B27 being positive?

What autoimmune diseases may cause raised ALT, ankle pain, chest pain, spine & shoulder pain without ANA, HLA B27 being positive?

Not many: Sounds like you have already had a "work-up" for your symptoms (ANA. HLA B27 are not :common" tests
The raised ALT may or may not be associated with your other symptoms. Do you have a liver problem? Hepatitis B, C often cause associated joint problems.
Get this checked out by the same Health Care Provider who obtained the blood tests you mention
Hope this helps

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Pain Under The Right Shoulder (Definition)

Pain under the right shoulder is a symptom that can suggest local shoulder problems or problems with the gallbladder (known as referred pain because the nerves that detect pain from your gallbladder run with the nerves that detect pain ...Read more


Dr. Gutti Rao
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Chest Pain (Definition)

The chest resides between the neck & abdomen. Chest pain refers to ...Read more