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Sharp Pain In Chest Near Heart
Sharp pain in chest-near heart, started yesterday, but only hurts when coughs & breaths. Had similar pain before but this is diff. -for my dad (45 y/o)
Chest pains: Many possibilities from musculoskeletal through cardiac.Get a more detailed answer ›
35 years old female no heart problems, sharp pain in chest/heart. Only last a min. Hits anytime driving sitting takes my breath away, happening more?
? heart lungs ribs:
There are a variety of causes for left chest pains. Cardiac problems would be most worrisome. At your age ischemic heart disease is unlikely. But pericarditis (infection or inflammation around the heart)is serious and a common cause for your complaint in someone 30s yo.
Lung disease like pleurisy are common but is distinguished by pain when breathing. Similarly with rib issues.
Pinched nerve? ...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
I have been having chest pain on my left side for about a month. Sharp pain, plus a family history of heart disease. What could this be?
Costochondritis: Chest main can have many causes and yes one of them can be cardiovascular. If you have a strong family history and the chest pain is happening while exerting yourself please go to your primary doctor and have them check your heart. Still musculoskeletal causes like costochondritis which is reproducible by touch or heartburn due to reflux are other frequent causes of chest pains. Visit your doctor. ...Read more
Upper chest pain, left side closer to my armpit. Had it for a month, comes and goes, feels kind of like achy/sharp pain above my heart?
Upper chest pain, left side closer to my armpit. Had it for about 3 years, comes and goes, feels kind of like achy/sharp pain above my heart?
See a doctor: From the type of pain and it's location it does not seem to be anything serious. However it's better not to take any chances so please see a doctor to evaluate and to do atleast an E.K.G. and xrays. He might decide to do more tests if necessary. ...Read more
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?
Sharp Pain in chest jaw below left breast, numb pain in arm clear ecg ett echo, borderline hi cholesterol. Family hist of heart. Could it still be heart?
Coronary pain?: The symptoms of coronary pain in women is almost exactly what you describe. With high cholesterol a plaque can temporarily obstruct a coronary vessel, and give rise to the symptoms you stated, and an EKG and ECHO would be negative after the plaque passed. It is important for you with a family hx to see a cardiologist for follow-up. ...Read more
It sounds like: A visit to your doctor is in order. If you don't have a doctor, or need an idea of where to look for one, consider a visit to urgent care. Often they can get the evaluation started and then recommend someone for follow up. Alternatively, you might try calling HealthTap and arranging for a virtual consult with one of our doctors to get you started. You need a history taken, a physical +/- lab tests ...Read more
Muscle: You will get the best care in a long term relationship with a provider who knows you over time. Discuss this withstretch it out slowly.. If this doesn't resolve the problem see your primary care provider that provider. ...Read more
Y do I have sharp chest pain above my heart n in middle of my chest, its not always there jus comes from time to time?
Rule out heart: Unclear about risk factors for heart disease such as smoking, age, cholesterol, diabetes but always want to rule out cardiac issues first. Also, how long it lasts is important, as well and what causes the pain. But assuming it is not cardiac, it could be from acid reflux (heartburn), esophageal spasm ("charley horse"), pulmonary (lungs) or chest muscles. Worth getting it checked by a doctor. ...Read more
21, m. Constant chest pain everyday (not sharp but feels tighten). Feels like coming from heart. Over 2 months. Could it still be related to heart?
Chest pain: Unlikely to be from your heart but worth seeing a doctor and being checked to see what is going on. ...Read more
Rndom sharp/dull chest pain once a day, very brief last 5-10 seconds. Sometimes a few times a week or 2 weeks. Left of the midle of the chest. Heart?
Chest pains: Very fleeting chest pains as described are usually not cardiac related. ...Read more
Have sharp chest pain that gets worse when I breath deeply or cough (heart checked out ok), should I be worried?
Pleuritic: Shartp chest pain when you breath is usually inflammatory in origin. Most commonly pleurisy, which is a viral inflammation of the lining of the lung. It may also be caused by pneumonia, or even a blood clot to the lungs. If you are also short of breath or have a fever, you should get it checked out. ...Read more
Can a fast heart rate cause left sided chest pain? A sharp sometimes crushing pain lasted about 15min and now really tired but fine
Sometimes: A rapid heart rate can sometimes cause a sensation of chest pain. On the other hand, things that cause chest pain can elevate your heart rate. I think it would be wise to see your doctor and have it evaluated with and EKG and possibly a monitor worn for 24 hours to check for abnormal heart rhythms or other potentially harmful causes of the symptoms. ...Read more
I suffer a lot from anxiety. My heart rate always seems fast but regular. Iv been suffering with sharp chest pain on and off, what could it be?
Sharp pains in heart area and ribs, worse wen lying down on any side. Had chest pain for 3-4months with no answer. Fast heart rate at all times.
I have chest pain and upper back pain who wake up me at night every night, the pain is sharp and last a long time. Can it be heart related?
Chest: It is very possible that that those complaints could be related to the heart as well as possibly the aorta which is the tube that comes from the heart and delivers blood to the remainder of your body, this is probably something that you should get checked with your family doctor and move further if necessary ...Read more
Have sharp chest pain since yesterday. Started feeling it after laying an hour on left side. Feel pain if moving left side of body. Heart tests normal?
1 of many causes: We have 24 ribs with 24 joints to vertebrae in back and 20 to cartilage connected to the sternum in front. Ribs 11 and 12 "float" in front. As kids we use these joints and can twist like snakes. As adults, these joints permanently fuse but at first we often re-articulate these joints with sudden moves causing a sharp pain that usually lasts until the joint re-fuses which takes up to 6 weeks. ...Read more
Have sharp chest pain (1wk, worse w.Deep breaths, cough, heart is fine).Back pain, too. Should I be concerned & what could it be?
Sharp left Chest pain when walking fast or uphill. Goes away when resting. Chest can hurt to touch also. Is this definitely heart related?
It is unlikely for: A young woman to have heart disease as a cause of chest pain. Especially if the pain is reproducible by touching the chest. Heart pain is usually dull and squeezing like a tooth ache and very rarely sharp or stabbing. Overall, it is unlikely that this symptom is heart related. Ask your health care provider to check it out and confirm. ...Read more
I am having intermittent chest pain on my left side. Underneath my left breast. Pain is pretty sharp. Could this be my heart?
Chest pain: Among the many possible causes of chest pain are inflammation of muscles or cartilage, reflux of stomach contents, lung disease and heart disease, the latter two including blood clot in the lung and heart attack. Best to see your doctor for complete examination. Sudden onset of chest pain warrants emergency evaluation. ...Read more
How to explain to ur cardiologist ur symptoms so he could understand? My symptoms are feel like heart is pounding and sharp stabbing chest pain
Chest pain: Is your chest pain and pounding heart with or without physical exertion/exercise? Does the pain radiate to jaw or arm? Is there any shortness of breath or light headedness? That is the information dr. Needs in addition to pounding heart and chest pain. Also smoking habit, caffeine intake, and any prescribed or illicit drug use and if so be honest about it to your dr.. ...Read more
16 yr old male chest pain, sharp, mild comes and goes. No heart issues not worse with exercise, worse with laughing sometimes. Costochrondritis?
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