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Sharp Pain Center Of Chest Behind Breastbone
Sudden sharp pain,behind breastbone,previously near lower left chest but since 2 days pain in upper right heart.pericarditis or musculoskeletal or MVP?
I had a sharp pain behind my breast bone, then it moved to my right chest. Now the pain is my right shoulder blade. I'm a 51 year old male.
Chest pain: Chest pain could be due to a number of possibilities - some concerning, others more benign. What you're describing could be a sign of heart disease, but may also be referred pain from your gallbladder. I highly recommend you see a doctor ASAP to evaluate this further. If accompanied by trouble breathing, sweating, or the pain worsens, go to ER. ...Read more
Pain when I lift left arm up above my head feel sharp pain/ pulling in left side of chest breast bone in one area have been coughing a bit cause?
Varies: There are multiple potential causes, and I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. Among the more common causes are a rotator cuff injury or an injury to the labrum, both of wich are critical to movement in the shoulder. If needed, an MRI can usually show the issue as well. ...Read more
I have sharp pain in the center of my chest. Hurts to touch. Hurts to take deep breath, laugh, or stretch. Though it was from anxiety at first. Im 16.
Costochondritis = : inflammation of the cartilage that connects ribs to the breastbone, or costosternal junction. Local swelling + pain that worsens as you describe + local tenderness = Tietze Syndrome. Causes = unrecognized injury, coughing, etc. or unknown. Ibuprofen, avoiding painful actions Lidoderm patches & local steroid injections reduce pain, but they last 6 or > wks. & stop on their own.Painful, but benign ...Read more
I randomly get a sharp pain in the center of my chest daily it feels like someone is putting a lot of pressure in that area. Should i be concerned?
What causes pain in the center of the chest? Sharp pain that intensifies when shoulders push inward. Pain comes and goes at random times
Costochondritis: There are joints between the ribs and the sternum in the middle of the chest. Some activities can cause these joints to become irritated. If this condition does not get better in a few days or worsens consult a medical professional. ...Read more
A sharp pain in the center or sometimes barely off to the right of my chest when I take a deep breath?
I started having a sharp pain in my chest very few minutes or so for the last 3 days.It happens at all times of day and night. I thought it might be acid reflux but i don't have any of the symphtons they list for that. The pain is in the center of my ches
Chest : Chest pain should never be ignored. It is crucial that you seek emergency medical attention to determine if you are suffering a heart attack, especially if use of otc antacids are not relieving your pain. While chest pain can be attributed to indigestion, it is so important to go to the emergency room to have your cardiac status and labs assessed. Heart attacks are caused by a blockage in the heart that cuts off vital circulation to certain parts of the heart, causing tissue injury and chest pain is a sign of injury - this can be fatal! if you are experience severe chest pain or pressure, call 911, do not drive. ...Read more
I am having sharp pain in the middle lower part of my chest and if i touch the center of my chest where the ribs end it hurts like the dickens a knot?
Could be broke rib: You could have a broken rib or a costovertebral joint subluxed in the back causing the rib pain. See an osteopath or a doctor who can manipilate the rib back n place. ...Read more
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