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Sharp pain on top of stomach (lower mid-chest) when take a deep belly breath or lie on side. What could this be?

Sharp pain on top of stomach (lower mid-chest) when take a deep belly breath or lie on side. What could this be?

Could be a lot of: Different things - pain on breathing usually denotes some inflammation with movement. Blood clots, aortic aneurysm, acid reflux, hernia, referred pain from organ damage. You may just need to see a healthcare provider to puzzle it out. Good luck and thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I have sharp abdominal pain on top of my stomach and it sometimes makes me throw up applying pressure sonetimes help any idea what causes this?

I have sharp abdominal pain on top of my stomach and it sometimes makes me throw up applying pressure sonetimes help any idea what causes this?

GASTRITIS/ULCER/GB: It may be from stomach problems like ulcer or gastritis, gall bladder disease or pancreatitis.Since your pains are sharp and makes you vomit, I will advice you to get iy checked and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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She is having pains on the left side from boob down even to top of belly button. Feels like a sharp pain. Also hurts at the top of abdomen in the cent?

She is having pains on the left side from boob down even to top of belly button. Feels like a sharp pain. Also hurts at the top of abdomen in the cent?

See a physician: This format is not meant to diagnose illness. It's not possible to make a diagnosis without a thorough history or the ability to question and examen you. Please see a physician. Don't try to diagnose yourself on the internet, you won't be able to and only confuse and worry yourself.
It takes years of training to learn to interpret symptoms

Sorry I couldn't be more helpful. I hope you get well soon. ...Read more

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Sharp pain on left side of stomach just under the ribs&sharp pain on left side of neck/top of left shoulder. Started @ same time. 2days now, no injury?

Sharp pain on left side of stomach just under the ribs&sharp pain on left side of neck/top of left shoulder. Started @ same time. 2days now, no injury?

? referred pain: The spleen, intestines, part of the stomach and base of the left lung all can cause discomfort in the left upper abdomen and the discomfort may cause referred pain to the left shoulder area. Since your symptoms are persistent, I recommend that your physician examine you for diagnosis and any appropriate tests will be ordered. ...Read more

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What cause sharp pain below stomach?

Ingrown toenail?: Sorry for the humor. But it was meant to highlight that there are a lot of potential causes of such pain and one of us will likely need more info to tell you. For example, will need to know the severity of the pain, how long it had been going on, if it is assoc. With urinating or eating, etc. I advise getting an appt with your doctor to discuss. ...Read more

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Why do I have a sharp pain in my stomach?

Why do I have a sharp pain in my stomach?

Many causes: Cause depends on location and type of pain. The causes of right sided abdominal pain are many. In upper abdomen, gall bladder, liver, stomach, small bowel, large bowel, and kidney can all contribute. Appendix symptoms are usually in the right lower quadrant of abdomen. The large bowel extends from right to left side and cause left sided pain. Kidney and pancreas may also be left sided. See doctor. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in left stomach area on and off?

Sharp pain in left stomach area on and off?

Could be gas pain: But if it keeps up again and again or just stays and you have any other symptoms, should have an exam of that area. Good luck! ...Read more

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What could cause a sharp pain in the lower stomach?

What could cause a sharp pain in the lower stomach?

Lots of things: There are a lot of things that can cause pain in the abdomen. If this is persistent then you should be seen by a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain on lower left side of my stomach?

I have a sharp pain on lower left side of my stomach?

Anything: Most people think their whole abdomen is their stomach, but the stomach is in the upper middle or upper left of the abdomen. If your lower abdomen hurts, that could be your skin, muscles, bladder, uterus, or intestines. If the upper part of your abdomen hurts, it could be acid reflux, pancreatitis, or other problems. See a doctor for an assessment. ...Read more

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What could cause sharp pain in my upper left abdomen?

What could cause sharp pain in my upper left abdomen?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Wat do it mean when u have sharp pain in your stomach?

Lotsof possibilities: Depends on location, duration, associated symptoms, etc. Could be gas, gallstone, kidney or ureteral sone, ulcer, pancreatic pain, colon polyp or tumor, adhesions/ bowel obstruction from prior surgery, e.g. C section, gyn issues, etc. See md. ...Read more

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Why does the upper side of my stomach have sharp pain?

Why does the upper side of my stomach have sharp pain?

Not sure.: Without more detail and a physical exam, it is impossible to tell. One simple thing to try would be to take a chewable antacid tablet, such as Tums (calcium carbonate), (calcium carbonate) when you have the pain, to see if it helps temporarily. If it does, that it is related to stomach acid. If this persists and the Tums (calcium carbonate) does not help, then I would see your doctor. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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When I bend over sometimes I get sharp pain in upper abdomen?

When I bend over sometimes I get sharp pain in upper abdomen?

Probably muscular: Many people have spasm in the rectus abdomenus muscles when bending over to tie shoes or put on socks. The way to avoid this is to bring the foot up to the seat and do it. Breathe deep at the same time. If he pain is more internal, see a gastroenterologist and see if you have ge reflux. The treatment is usually medical. ...Read more

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Help? I have got a sharp pain in the left side of my stomach?

LUQ anatomy: Anatomically, the left upper quadrant (luq) of abdomen includes: spleen, pancreatic tail, stomach, descending duodenum, splenic flexure of the colon, associated vessels. Don't forget the diaphragm, heart, and lower chest are pretty close by. The abdominal musculature, ribs, and skin can all contribute as well to localizing luq pain. Get examined now please for clarity of diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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What do it mean when you have sharp pain in your lower stomach?

What do it mean when you have sharp pain in your lower stomach?

Lots of things: Pain could be heartburn / reflux / an ulcer / gallbladder, and maybe even appendix or a simple muscle pull ; depending on severity and frequenecy, ask your md to order the correct test to find out. ...Read more