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Sharp Pain In Chest And Left Arm
Sharp pain in my back, short of breath, left arm tingly, my face feels like its pressured, dizzy and nauseated no chest pain what can it be?
Is sharp pain in my left chest/armpit/arm, left side of brain ice pick like and tingling, and left abd and low left n right back pain endometriosis?
Jumping, Careful: Symptoms: only that. Almost always very non-specific, meaning have many different bases, person-to-person & time-to-time same-person. Symptoms, combined with many details: timing, pattern, associations, etc. Only 1 of many clues which may help sort out reasonable educated guess about what is happening. Many people get too much exercise - by jumping to conclusions - which are not true & harmful. ...Read more
What is a possible non heart attack cause of a quick sharp pain in the left chest/arm? Can it be gas? Other stomach issues?
Non-heart attack: Quick sharp pain in left chest and arm need not be from heart attack. It could be angina with out heart attack. Consult your physician. Other non-cardiac causes are pericarditis (inflammation of outer layer of heart), musculoskeletal pain, or neural pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can cause chronic left arm and chest pain in an otherwise healthy 20year old? Pain happens few times a week and lasts hours at a time. Sharp.
Just because you are: only 20 doesn't mean you can't have heart related issues. It is unlikely at your age, but you should still be checked out. If you are using illegal drugs, specifically cocaine, it makes that much more likely, as the drug itself can cause coronary artery spasm without any prior heart disease. It's also fairly likely that it is just costochondritis, or other injury, but you need to see a doctor. ...Read more
More info needed: To better understand your condition and possible causes more info will be needed. Was there a specific event, like trauma or fall in October when the pain started? What are the circumstances now for the pain, when does it come, does it shoot down your arm sometimes or always? Are there any other symptoms associated with it? Would suggest seeing your doc or a Prime consult for clarification. ...Read more
Importance of risk: Dependent on age, family history, risk factors and life-style .... the complaint most probably is musculo-skeletal vs cardiac in origin. A clear professional evaluation is indicated, especially for recurring symptoms. Every human does not develop the classical signs of serious heart disease. Therefore ... dependent on the risk indicated above ... professional evaluation should be sought. ...Read more
I have chest pain on the left side when I move my neck or arms, is not a sharp pain , but uncomfortable.I am taking diclofenac and helps. what is?
I have really bad lower left side back pain which shoot down my leg with pins&needed and I also have sharp chest pain and numbness in my left arm?
Need to address ASAP: Need to address what might harm you the most quickly. Your chest pain radiating down your left arm describes a heart attack. Take aspirin if not allergic and seek help NOW. Your back and leg symptoms sound more like a herniated disc /sciatic nerve injury. Only after you are evaluated for your heart, a workup for back problems as mentioned should be initiated. Answer is not on internet, call 911. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chest pain left side near heart felt when i laugh move sometimes lay on that side pain felt in arm and back bone on left side. Sharp pain?
36 M with normal echo stress, BP & lipids in Dec 2014. No fam his non smoker. Left arm pain for 6 mths and sharp chest pain in one location. Cardiac?
Pain in chest mostly left side. Pain can be dull or sharp . Rapid heartbeat. Pain in left arm, neck and shoulder. My dr gave me Buspar (buspirone) for anxierty.?
Not for Here: You're young and the likelihood of serious heart problems is low, especially if you've had a normal echocardiogram, but every person is different and i just admitted someone at 28 yrs old for a heart attack, so my advice to you is that only an in-person eval can help you get to the bottom of your issues; the web forum, especially with its character limit, is probably seriously inadequate to task. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain in chest mostly left side. Pain can be dull or sharp . Rapid heartbeat. Pain in left arm, neck and shoulder. My dr gave me Buspar (buspirone) for anxiety?
Heart attack?: In fact, the diagnostic tools in your cardiologists' offices are inaccurate. They produce too many false positive and some fakes negative results. Most importantly, they can only detect late stage diseases in an unsatisfactory manner, in my view. Therefore, i alone with my coworkers have created multifunction cardiogram! http://en.M.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/multifunction_cardiogram. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have chest pain left side around heart. Pain can be sharp or dull and can be stabbing or achey. Pain in left arm, shoulder, neck. Dizzy, rapid heart ?
Having sharp chest pain happens more when laying on left side or using left arm.Echo and chest CT clear also having night terrors.High WBC help please?
Not to worry: Sounds 100% muscular given that you can reproduce the pain with change in body position. Elevated WBC count can mean infection. I don't have the luxary of seeing your bloodwork, so hard to comment. Stress can sometimes increase it as can inflammation, which may be related to an injury. Night Terrors could also be from stress or anxiety too. It's too vague of a symptom. Given your young age ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left side chest pain. Sharp, cramp-like. Left arm pain. Sweating. Had a good EKG, heart enzymes, and chest X-ray 2 weeks ago. 21, active. Heart issue?
You need diagnosis.: If you still have these symptoms and other causes are ruled out, ask your doctor to send you to a cardiologist who can carefully take your H&P and possibly order other tests, such as Holter monitoring, electrophysiology studies, echocardiogram, and others as clinically indicated by the cardiological examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm experiencing sharp pain that starts in my left arm then moves to my chest whenever i'm lying down, what could this be?
Several possbilities: Not likely cardiac which is usually pressure-like.Could be pleurisy, nerve entrapment, nerve inflammation, herpes zoster, rib fracture, rib dysfunction, muscle tear, etc. Recommend a good history & physical incl. osteopathic hands-on exam to figure it out. Tests, medicine, osteopathic manipulation, prolo/neuroprolotherapy, etc. may be indicated ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp pain in my left arm when I breathe as well as the middle of my chest. I'm 33 yrs old and am a smoker. Female. ?
Get checked: These complaints should be addressed at an emergency room. Although some causes are minor , its best to rule out life threatening disorders first given the history you provided. Call 911 or go to the emergency room immediately. ...Read more
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