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Sharp Chest Pain When Bending Over
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any chest pain: Gets a doctors attention.Go in for an evaluation.At your age, one must rule out cardiovascular dz or pulmonary disease.This can usually be done with a thorough h;p , ekg, and chest x-ray. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
When laying down I sometimes feel a sharp chest pain, especially when I move around. Is this something I should get checked out?
I am 31 years old, for past few years i have had sharp chest pain on the left side every now and then but has occured more often the past few months?
Sharp pain: Recurrent Sharp and fleeting chest pains suggest pinching of an intercostal nerve which runs between two ribs. The pains are brought on by deep breath, cough or other movements of the rib cage. To be sure have a physician examine you to see if the discomfort can be pinpointed to the actual rib cage and not the lungs or heart which I feel is highly unlikely as a cause of your chest pains. ...Read more