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Split second sharp chest pain in center of chest and under right breast that is intermittent. Can hear a lot of gas with stethoscope.

Split second sharp chest pain in center of chest  and under right breast that is intermittent. Can hear a lot of gas with stethoscope.

Prob. not a worry: Most sharp pains in the chest, unless there has been trauma to the muscles or rib cage, ate due to stomach or upper intestinal gas pockets and are not serious. However, if this continues, please see your health advisor. ...Read more

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I had a sharp chest pain from nowhere while walking last night. It became crampy and then my breasts achy.. Lasted a minute or less.GERD Costocondris?

I had a sharp chest pain from nowhere while walking last night. It became crampy and then my breasts achy.. Lasted a minute or less.GERD Costocondris?

Risk is there: your risk of having a heart problem with diabetes is high. If you recently had a cardiac evaluation and if it's normal then worry about other causes. You have panic attacks, that can be another reason. But first please make sure that this is not related to heart condition. Sometimes it can be atypical nature of pain. Talk to your doctor more about it for appropriate testing. ...Read more

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Sharp chest pain above left breast when i was sleeping on my back. I woke up with fast heart beat while trying to grab my chest.Then fell back asleep.

Sharp chest pain above left breast when i was sleeping on my back. I woke up with fast heart beat while trying to grab my chest.Then fell back asleep.

Question?: Not sure what your question is. If you're prone to bouts of rapid heart beat, a 24 hour recording (or 30 day, if needed) can help your doctor determine what type of rhythm disturbance you have which is essential to choosing the right course of treatment. ...Read more

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Sharp chest pain at the center and a little bit on the left side. When breathing, coughing or just moving.

Sharp chest pain at the center and a little bit on the left side. When breathing, coughing or just moving.

Musculoskeletal: At age 16, this is most likely a problem with the rib cage itself, maybe something called costochondritis. These things are not dangerous. Best to see a primary care provider if you're worried. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Sometimes when i laugh, i get sharp chest pain. Is this bad?

No: Keep laughing, it is good for you! if pain is associated with deep breathing or movement, then the cause is typically muscular/skeletal. ...Read more

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Left sided sharp chest pain all day deep breathing doesn't seem to affect it. Not constant but fairly constant what could be?

Left sided sharp chest pain all day deep breathing doesn't seem to affect it. Not constant but fairly constant what could be?

Constant pain: The only cause of constant, or nearly constant pain is rheumatologic or neuritic: joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, bursae, fasciae ,or nerves. Your observation indicates it does not involve your accessory muscles of respiration but it could be referred from your shoulder or be due to a pinched nerve from your cervical (neck) spine. Trial of an NSAID is in order. No relief suggests nerve. ...Read more

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Hi. been having sharp chest pain on the left side for few days now. it gets worse if i cough sneez or bend down to pick up something.

Sounds like pleurisy: Pleurisy is inflammation of lining around the lungs and can be very painful. If bringing up colored phlegm or if fever, could be pneumonia. Other concern is for a collapsed lung, called a pneumothorax. Best way to tell is see a dr for complete physical and chest xray. ...Read more

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Sharp chest pain, left-front, 3rd rib from bottom. ~5 min of pain 1-2 times/day. No pain w/breath/touch. Pain always same place/type/duration. Thanks!

Sharp chest pain, left-front, 3rd rib from bottom. ~5 min of pain 1-2 times/day. No pain w/breath/touch. Pain always same place/type/duration. Thanks!

Chest pain.: More information will be needed. With chest pain on the left without obvious cause or origin, you want to rule out cardiac causes. If all work ups are negative, you have been having this pain for sometimes and it does not cause any problem, it might be Prinzmetal's angina. Please follow up your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What could be causing my sharp chest pain after sneezing?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Help me with sharp chest pain on left side?

See below: Many things can cause these symptoms. You need to see your doctor. He/she whill perform a thorough examination to see what's going on and tell you what to do about it. ...Read more

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What should one do if a sharp chest pain occurs?

What should one do if a sharp chest pain occurs?

Depends: on your medical history and the circumstances surrounding the episodes. Doubt cardiac cause of chest pain for a 25 year old (otherwise healthy, I assume) and more likely musculoskeletal. Suggest seeing your primary care physician for a detailed history and physical exam. ...Read more

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Why do I get sharp chest pain that range from 30 seconds to 2 minutes? the pain comes and go

Why do I get sharp chest pain that range from 30 seconds to 2 minutes? the pain comes and go

Chest pains: Sharp, shooting chest pains,especially if provoked by a deep breath or motion of the rib cage are often caused by pinching of intercostal nerves or muscles that run between 2 ribs. These usually resolve without any treatment. Lung,heart or esophageal causes are much less likely. If symptoms persist visit your physician for evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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I often have sharp chest pain.. what could be the reason?

Sharp Chest Pain: Sharp chest pain is not infrequently due to musculoskeletal problems. Coronary artery (heart) pain is more typically a dull continuous pain, increase with activity, just left of the sternum and radiating toward the left sholder. It gives a sensation that there is pressure upon the chest. This latter finding is important. A doctor visit for evaluation is necessary ...Read more

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Sharp chest pain today after having colonoscopy yesterday?

Call your MD: Chest pain post scoping is not normal. It may just be retained gas but a perforation needs to be ruled out, especially if you had polyps removed ...Read more

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Middle sharp chest pain, gradually getting worse especially if stressed or upset. ?

Chest pain: Most likely is reflux, can try over the counter ranitidine or prevecid and see if helps. Avoid energy drinks, caffeine ,alcohol smoking, spicy foods. Also check for h pylori a bacteria that sometimes complicates reflux. Alternatives includes gallbladder rarely in a young person cardiac due to spasm or structural abnormality . f/u/ w/ doc ...Read more

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What causes 19 yr to wake from sleep with sharp chest pain on left side for 2-3 min no other symptoms.

What causes 19 yr to wake from sleep with sharp chest pain on left side for 2-3 min no other symptoms.

Chest pain: At 19 sharp chest pain likely related to some type of pleurisy or chest wall pain. GERD another possibility. although less likely a more serious cause would be PE. Usually at your age a bop and smoking would need to be involved. cardiac can be cause, but usually associated with drug use at your age. ...Read more

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I have sharp chest pain in the right side of my chest. It started in the middle and has worked up to my shoulder and around my back. What should I do?

Go see ur Dr: And get reassurance that ur chest pain is just musculoskeletal in origin and not heart or lung related. God bless u! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/pain-management/guide/whats-causing-my-chest-pain. ...Read more