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Dr. Mathew Chengot
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Occasional sharp chest pain over the last two weeks, off and on.. should I be concerned. 46 year old female.

Dr. Mathew Chengot
Board Certified, Cardiology
38 years in practice
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Occasional sharp chest pain over the last two weeks, off and on.. should I be concerned. 46 year old female.

Yes: Please see a physician for further check up possibly cardiac in nature ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


Dr. William Byars
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What causes sudden onset of sharp chest pain when i bend over?

Dr. William Byars
Board Certified, Family Medicine
39 years in practice
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What causes sudden onset of sharp chest pain when i bend over?

Persistent?: This pain might be related to a hiatal hernia, or just an irritated muscle or rib/cartilage structure in the chest wall. If it persists, see your health care provider. ...Read more

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Dr. Crystal Twynham
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Dr. Anthony Leazzo
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I see doctor to day for sharp chest pain left side is been there for over a year i see him 3 times a weak to day he told me i got broncoddiess slitely?

Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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I see doctor to day for sharp chest pain left side is been there for over a year i see him 3 times a weak to day he told me i got broncoddiess slitely?

Not sure?: Not sure what you mean by bonchoddiess. Also is this doctor a chiropractor since you are seeing him 3 times a week? If so and you have had this pain for a year, consult a physician. ...Read more

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Dr. Irv Loh
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What does sharp chest pain signify?

Dr. Irv Loh
Board Certified, Cardiology
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What does sharp chest pain signify?

Variable: Sharp chest discomfort, especially if only lasting a few seconds, is usually benign and most likely musculoskeletal in origin. Much depends on where it's located, what precipitates it, what symptoms are associated with it, and what relieves it. Simple rest and, if recurrent, antiinflammatories or analgesics may be useful, but if persistent, evaluation by your doctor is prudent. ...Read more

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Dr. Jessica Allan
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I'm a i'm a smoker and I'm having sharp chest pain it last about 3 to 4 minutes no other symptoms it comes and goes I can exercise going on for about 30 days?

Dr. Jessica Allan
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I'm a i'm a smoker and I'm having sharp chest pain it last about 3 to 4 minutes no other symptoms it comes and goes I can exercise going on for about 30 days?

Depends: Go see a doctor for a work up. Chest pain in a smoker needs an evaluation for ischemic heart disease. Other conditions like gastroesophagel reflux, costocondritis, panic among others need to be excluded. ...Read more

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Dr. Brian Mott
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How bad is sharp chest pain from pneumo?

Dr. Brian Mott
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How bad is sharp chest pain from pneumo?

Varies a lot: I have seen patients with 100% pneumothorax and little or no pain and similarly I have seen patients with sall pneumothorax and excruciating pain. Depends on the patient, their sex, and age. ...Read more

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I have sharp chest pain in my leftside?

Dr. Maritza Baez
Board Certified, Family Medicine
12 years in practice
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I have sharp chest pain in my leftside?

Multiple things: Could be a problem with skin, nerves, muscle, shoulder, lung, heart, or stomach. See your doctor for a more thorough history, physical exam and further evaluation. If you sleep on your stomach you could have a neck strain that radiates pain to the chest or arm. Get checked out just to make sure. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Bress
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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I woke up this morning with a sharp chest pain. I'm only 21! what can I do?

Dr. Martin Bress
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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I woke up this morning with a sharp chest pain. I'm only 21! what can I do?

See your Doctor: Consult your physician. Sharp chest pains in a young person are unlikely to be a sign of coronary heart disease. However there are several possibilities that should be evaluated if the pain is severe. Although such pains can be muscular, more serious conditions such as pulmonary embolism (blood clot to the lungs) or pleurisy ( inflammation of the lining of the lungs) should be considered. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Werner
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What can cause split second sharp chest pain?

Dr. Bennett Werner
Board Certified, Cardiology
39 years in practice
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Not the heart: A myofascial syndrome can cause this. This is soreness in the muscle, ligaments, and soft tissues of the chest wall, cartilages, and rib cage. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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Help me with sharp chest pain on left side?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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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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