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Sharp Pain In Chest And Left Arm
Multiple Causes: Chest pain can be a symptom of heart disease but may be may other things such as esophageal spasms, great vessel disease, respiratory disorders (asthma, COPD, bronchitis, infections, lung collapse), and muscle problems to name a few. It really depends on the clinical situation and other symptoms you may be having. If you are concerned you should see a doctor to get more information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe pain in right shoulder, and pinching pain in chest under right boob, and inside of left arm, when I move my left arm up. Right shoulder worst.
Pain: lots of possibilities. If Short of breath or bad chest pain should be seen now to insure not cardiac in origin or lung related. I only mention heart as you have left arm pain too, but hurts more with movement, so unlikely. Most common thing for a female and right upper abdomen/lower chest and right shoulder pain would be gall bladder. Go see a doctor to help delineate. ...Read more
At your age it is: unlikely that your symptoms are cardiac in nature. There are many other potential causes. This cannot be evaluated over the internet based on your symptoms. Make an appointment with a health care provider for an evaluation. ...Read more
Many causes: Most concerning left sided pain is associated with the heart, but many other causes include trauma, costochondritis, anxiety, stress, gastroesophageal reflux, and sometimes from abdominal organs such as bowel. Stomach , gall bladder, etc. In the chest pleuritis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, collapsed lung etc. You should consult physician for physical examination and testing if appropriate. ...Read more
See Doctor: First even though you are young we want to make sure that you don't a heart or lung problem that requires urgent attention. If this is a more chronic issue many things can refer pain to these areas with one common area being cervical pain, meaning a pinched nerve in the neck. More about shoulder pain here: http://theshouldercenter.Com/shoulder-pain.Htm. ...Read more
I have chronic stabbing pain in upper left back and shoulder. sometimes pain generating down my left arm.
Left scapula and left anterior chest pain with deep breath and certain shoulder movement assoc with left hand and left foot tingling, left arm ache???
Musculoskeletal: It is impossible to diagnose based on this information, but the description is most compatible with a musculoskeletal problem, from arthritis in the shoulder to stress injury from moving, lifting, weights, etc. If it worsens, or if you develop dull chestpain, fever, or shortness of breath, see your doctor! ...Read more
Crack/crunch sound in neck followed by sharp pain in neck shoulder chest on right side, dull pain in arm and arm pit. Tweaked nerve?
More likely muscle: Typically the sound is muscle sliding over a joint. It can pinch a nerve but more often catches tendon part. Can cause inflammation and over the counter anti-inflammatory can help (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc) can help. If doesn't improve or have numbness or cold arm/hand seek medical attention. ...Read more
ER now: Without more information, I would recommend ER evaluation. It could still just be muscular, especially if pain is when you move your shoulder and you feel muscle tugging at the chest wall. but with your age I wouldn‘t take chances. ...Read more
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
Hi i keep getting sharp pains in my left arm after exercion no shortness of breath or chest pain?
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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