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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?
Second most likely is MVP
Here's an article:
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-prolapse/basics/definition/con-20024748 ...Read more
What causes pain in the center of the chest? Sharp pain that intensifies when shoulders push inward. Pain comes and goes at random times
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
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?
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
A sharp pain in the center or sometimes barely off to the right of my chest when I take a deep breath?
I have a sharp pain in the center of my chest and can feel it straight through to my back between my shoulder blades?
Chest pain: I suggest you have this pain checked out soon. This could be related to your heart or the major vessel in the chest. It could also be pain from the sac around the lungs or heart. Very difficult to say via message only, and i would encourage you to have an exam. ...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
Good day , when I stand up I get a pain in the center of my chest half way between upper and lower ribs , its not a sharp pain , more like somebody pressing down on my chest , when I blow my breath out all the way ut also sometimes hurt?
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 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
Whenever i take a deep breath, i get a really sharp pain in my back between my shoulder blades. And a little pain in the center of my chest.
I have had a tighness in my chest for hours now. Started with a pain in my upper thigh then a sharp pain for about a minute in my center chest.
Chest pain: You should go to ERGet a more detailed answer ›
When I stand up I feel light headed and have to lean on something. I have a sharp pain in the center of my chest. I have a sharp pain on my back on my lower ribs on the right and a sharp pain on my side just below my ribs on the right side?
You should be seen: at a clinic or an ED. Any pain that is sharp and causing lightheadedness could be serious. You are entitled to be evaluated at any emergency department without insurance in order to determine whether you might be having an emergency. If you are having your period this could be a collapsed lung. If you have been injured, this could be a broken rib. Please get help. ...Read more
So my heart rate stays pretty normal im always scared that every chest pain is my heart. Like tonight i keep getting a sharp pain center of my leftrib?
Chest pains: May be gastritis/ gallbladder. If concerned get an EKG will note significant abnormalities and an echo which shows the structure of the heart. Stress test will demonstrate if there is ischemia( usually in the young an echo and EKG is enough),Try ranitidine or prevecid as that can help for GERD/gastritis, test for H pylori. Caffieine , energy drinks , cocaine can affect the heart. F/u/ w/ doc ...Read more
Left sided sharp pain in chest today. Comes and goes, random. Doesn't seem caused by anything specific. Upper chest and behind breast. Concern?
Chest pain: Yes it is a concern while it may be nothing workup is necessary to rule out cardiac condition ...Read more
What's causing me to feel constant sharp pain in the center of my chest but mostly to the left side? (Could it be mild heart attack) I hope not.
Not likely: It is impossible to rule out as heart being involved in your symptoms, but the character of the pain is not suggestive of cardiac origin. A simple test to determine the origin would be to gently push over the involved area. If your pain is worsened, it is chest wall related, specifically sternocostal joints or chest muscles. If that is not the case you may need a follow up with your doc. ...Read more
Having sharp pain in center of chest for months. Doesn't hurt more with breath. All cardiac tests clear. My Dr is stumped. Any other possible causes?
I have sharp pain in the center of my chest. Hurts to touch. Painful to take a deep breath, laugh, or stretch. Though it was from anxiety at first. ?
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
Sharp pain in center of chest when inhaling deeply, almost feels like something will burst if inhale any deeper. Havent noticed it exhaling?
Pleuresy: It is inflammation of the lining of the lung. It could also be inflammation of the lining of the heart. Another possibility is costochondritis. Take over the counter ibuprofen for the pain in the mean time see your doctor for an evaluation or go to Urgent care if you can not get a hold of your doctor. ...Read more
I've been having sharp pain in the center of my chest and tingling/ numbness in my right arm, I have slightly high BP. Should I be concerned?
Chest pain: This is a norms & needs prompt evaluation ...Read more
I have a sharp pain in the center of my chest. thought it was from anxiety but had it a week. Worse to inhale, laugh and cough. I'm 16. dont feel sick?
Muscle spasm: local muscle pull is the most likely reason. you do not feel sick but that muscle muscle move with deep inhalation, laughing and coughing and cause pain. If the problem is getting worst please your physician ...Read more
Can't get rid if this sharp pain in the center of my chest and abdomin. Been taking naproxen but doesn't help. Why is this?
I woke up with a sharp pain in the front of my right shoulder. Hurt with movement. As the day went on I noticed that if I crossed my right arm across my body i would feel sharp stabbing pain just to the right of the center of my chest and upper back.
Costochondritis: you have pain on you chest wall and upper torso that is reproducible with movement. it is most like musculoskeletal in origin. That is from the muscle or bone is your chest wall. ...Read more
24m dull tingle/ache lt arm. Sharp pain left center chest. Month worth of heavy panic attacks. Could I have angina? Stopped smoking 2 months ago.
Pain in right chest behind breast. Sharp pain when breathing in, coughing, moving. Cough with white phleghm.
What could this be? So painful to breathe
Doctor can evaluate: Chest tightness, chest pain, and shortness of breath can be due to minor problems or to very serious ones. A doctor can check to see what might be the cause. Sometimes blood tests, chest x-rays, and even an EKG will be done. Possible causes include a partial pneumothorax (collapsed lung), pneumonia, asthma, stomach reflux, heart problems, etc... Such symptoms should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
I am having carotid artery sharp pain on right side and shoulder neck arm pain along with chest pain in center. Is this serious?
Could be: That could be serious. The most troublesome thing you said is that you have chest pain in the center. Undiagnosed chest pain in a 47 year old who reports, as you do, a history of angina, should be further evaluated, especially if it's new, occurring more often, with less effort, lasting longer, or getting worse. ...Read more
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
Should i go to ER 56 yr old female
bp left arm 130/90
bp right arm 159/93
achy non sharp pain top center chest, left shoulder pain radiating from neck area, weakness in left arm
Yes: Er eval is a good idea. You have chest pain and left arm symptoms radiating from the neck, these could represent angina, which means an impaired blood supply to the heart muscle from the coronary arteries. There are certainly other causes of chest and arm pain, but your combination of symptoms sounds concerning. It's better to be sure, go to the er. ...Read more
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