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Doctor insights on: Sharp Chest Pains Related To Non Functioning Gallbladder

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Dr. Scott Keith
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Gallbladder (Definition)

The gallbladder is a sac-like structure located under the right lobe of the liver. It is attached to the common bile duct via the cystic duct. The gallbladder can store bile when the bile is not needed, and can squeeze bile into the bile duct and intestine for digestion when a person eats larger ...Read more


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What to do if i'm having sharp chest pains.?

What to do if i'm having sharp chest pains.?

Chest pain: There are many causes for chest pain. Some relate to the heart and some don't. Without more information can't say. In a 34 yr old, pains are less likely to be heart but not impossible. ...Read more

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What causes sharp chest pains when turning your head?

What causes sharp chest pains when turning your head?

Neck mass: Likely inflammation of the lining around your lungs, there could be a mass (tumor) or thyroid swelling that is in the middle of your chest... If this is new, run it by your doctor. You may need a physical exam and perhaps a X-ray . If this chronic - then likely something very atypical. However - checking for tumor inflammation and esophageal reasons maybe appropriate. ...Read more

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My husband has sharp chest pains for a couple years now and he's 19 years old. What does that mean?

My husband has sharp chest pains for a couple years now and he's 19 years old. What does that mean?

Chest pain: There are many causes for chest pain. Some relate to the heart and some don't. Without more information can't say. In a 19 yr old, sharp pains are less likely to be heart but not impossible. ...Read more

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Every once in awhile, i get sharp chest pains. its just once and it kind of feels like a spasm. feel totally fine and they go away. Ideas?

Chest pain: You need to get in to see your physician. Chest pain can be caused by many things related to the heart, lungs, esophagus, and stomach. Some of those caused are very serious. Please get in right away to be seen. Take care! ...Read more

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I'm 24 been dealing with sharp chest pains on left side for years people to me anxiety but hurts. When movin breathin layin down etc.. Should I worry?

I'm 24 been dealing with sharp chest pains on left side for years people to me anxiety but hurts. When movin breathin layin down etc.. Should I worry?

Get an evaluation: I can't really tell from your question what you have done to get this evaluated. It is worth seeing your doctor and getting a good history and physical done. Your doctor will want to find out when it happens, if there are things that make it worse or better, exactly what the pain feels like, and if there are other symptoms (shortness of breath, racing heart, anxiety, etcetera). ...Read more

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I get these sharp chest pains that will last for a couple of hours and the pain goes striaght through to my back it hurts worse I lay down. What is it?

I get these sharp chest pains that will last for a couple of hours and the pain goes striaght through to my back it hurts worse I lay down. What is it?

Gallbladder disease: Gallbladder disease or passing a gallstone and can feel like stabbing pain into your back. The severity can be so intense, like a heart attack. Fatty foods make it worse. Some positions can make it better. Your doc will get blood labs and ultrasound to make diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes sharp chest pains and a rapid heartbeat?

What causes sharp chest pains and a rapid heartbeat?

Tachycardia: Chest pain and tachy cardia can be direcly linked such as mitral valve prolapse and tachycaria. Chest pain for any reason can cause tchcadia. Thiscan includecrdiac, respiatory or gastric cause. ...Read more

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Why do I get sharp chest pains?

Why do I get sharp chest pains?

Different causes: Sharp chest pains can be caused by musculoskeletal scenarios, Reflux disease, gastritis, even gall stones can give it. In addition depending on when, how, duration of chest pain is relevant also. Important things would be to have a thorough history and physical exam to make sure this is not something to worry like CAD, Aneurysms, for example ...Read more

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How do you cure sharp chest pains?

How do you cure sharp chest pains?

Chest wall pain: Sharp chest pain is usually due to sprain or inflammation of the costochondral joints at the sternum. Nsaids are usually a good choice. Be sure to see your doctor to differentiate between costochondral pain and real cardiac chest pain. ...Read more

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I have sharp chest pains when i bend over?

Get checked out: It's likely a chest wall strain, but it could be other things - you deserve to be certain it's not dangerous. If you're having any trouble breathing or get persistent chest pains, call 911 / go to er. ...Read more

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Is sharp chest pains on the right side bad?

Yes: I just don't know how sharp chest pains could ever be considered "good" (!), but it's unlikely to be your heart. Other considerations include pleurisy, pneumonia, gall bladder disease, costochondritis, myofascial syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, shingles, and others. ...Read more

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What causes sharp chest pains on the right side ?

Serious things can: Cause right sided chest pain. Just because it occurs on the right side does not mean that it is not the heart. This should be discussed with your doctor asap to make sure that this it not something life-threatening. A lof of things can cause right sided chest pain, though, including heart disease, reflux, musculoskeletal pain, pleuritis, pneumonia, trauma, gallbladder problems, etc. ...Read more

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What causes sharp chest pains on the right side ?

What causes sharp chest pains on the right side ?

Serious things can: Cause right sided chest pain. Just because it occurs on the right side does not mean that it is not the heart. This should be discussed with your doctor asap to make sure that this it not something life-threatening. A lof of things can cause right sided chest pain, though, including heart disease, reflux, musculoskeletal pain, pleuritis, pneumonia, trauma, gallbladder problems, etc. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of random sharp chest pains?

What could be the cause of random sharp chest pains?

Chest pain: Chest pain. The first thing you may think of is heart attack. Certainly chest pain is not something to ignore. But you should know that it has many possible causes. In fact, as much as a quarter of the U.S. Population experiences chest pain that is not related to the heart. Chest pain may also be caused by problems in your lungs, esophagus, muscles, ribs, or nerves, for example. Some are serious. ...Read more

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Why am I having sharp chest pains on the left side of my chest?

Why am I having sharp chest pains on the left side of my chest?

Probably not serious: Chest pains are usually worrisome because of the concern about their being due to heart disease, especially coronary disease. Sharp discomfort is not usually coronary in origin. Most often, these are chest wall (musculoskeletal), and resolve spontaneously or after simple remedies. Gastrointestinal or pulmonary causes may play a role, less commonly pericarditis (inflammation of sac around heart). ...Read more

Gall Bladder (Definition)

Sac like organ that serves to store bile, a digestive detergent which is made in the liver. Typically contracts after eating and sends the stored bile down ducts to ...Read more


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Chest Pain (Definition)

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