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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.

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

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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?

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

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What causes pain in the center of the chest? Sharp pain that intensifies when shoulders push inward. Pain comes and goes at random times

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

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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?

Sure: Its low probability for cardiac; it's likely your GI system, get Prilosec it's; it that's not working it may be anxiety. If it goes up with exertion and you have a strong family hx of heart disease then go in for a stress test. Try some prilosec. ...Read more

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Mild sharp pain in center of chest? Meth user

Mild sharp pain in center of chest? Meth user

See a doctor: Chest pain in the center can be caused by diseases of the heart, esophagus, stomach, first part of the small intestine, lungs, or gallbladder. Being a meth user puts you at risk for gallstones, as well as excessive strain on the heart. See a primary provider, and abstain from meth -- for your general health as well as this problem. Good luck! ...Read more

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A sharp pain in the center or sometimes barely off to the right of my chest when I take a deep breath?

A sharp pain in the center or sometimes barely off to the right of my chest when I take a deep breath?

Multiple Reasons: Chest pain what you are describing can be because of several reasons. 1) pleuritis 2) acute pluero pericarditis 2) acute pulmonary embolism/ infarction and the last can be acute costo chondritis. ...Read more

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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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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

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Sharp pain in the upper center of my chest. It has lasted all day. Could this be heartburn?

Sharp pain in the upper center of my chest. It has lasted all day. Could this be heartburn?

Hard to say: Heartburn, inflamed ribs, anxiety, gall bladder are all potential culprits. Since it could be from the heart as well, best to be fully evaluated by a physician. ...Read more

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