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Dr. David J. Rosenfeld
Board Certified, Pain Management
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In sharp pain in chest left side?

Dr. David J. Rosenfeld
Board Certified, Pain Management
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In sharp pain in chest left side?

Could be heart: You need to see ytour pcp or go to the er asap. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Yawning (Definition)

Yawning is opening the mouth semi-voluntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. It is a type of reflex action controlled by the brain (a person cannot yawn on command). Yawning is normal, and usually due to drowsiness or tiredness. However, excessive yawning that happens much more often than normal may be caused by vagus nerve signals, due ...Read more


Dr. Ted King
Board Certified, Phlebology
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Sharp pain in chest area for 10-20 seconds at a time. When to start worrying?

Dr. Ted King
Board Certified, Phlebology
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Sharp pain in chest area for 10-20 seconds at a time. When to start worrying?

Anything else?: If you have shortness of breath or cough, if the pain feels like squeezing pressure or if there is arm or neck pain. If you are sweaty, lightheaded, dizzy, or nauseated with it, then go for immediate evaluation. If it gets worse or doesn't go away, you should seek attention. ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Daniel Zanger
Board Certified, Cardiology
28 years in practice
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Shtick sharp pain in chest are last a few second what does that mean?

Dr. Daniel Zanger
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Shtick sharp pain in chest are last a few second what does that mean?

Pain: Fleeting pain lasting a few seconds is tough to diagnose. It is likely not related to your heart. ...Read more

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Dr. Mohammad Khan
Board Certified, Pediatrics
25 years in practice
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Having sharp pain in chest when I eat or lay down for a week. What is this? Is this life threatening?

Dr. Mohammad Khan
Board Certified, Pediatrics
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Having sharp pain in chest when I eat or lay down for a week. What is this? Is this life threatening?

No: it is not life threatening you may have problem with stomach irritation , try Zantac 150 mg twice daily it is available over the counter OR you may try Prilosec once daily available over the counter. If not better please see your physician ...Read more

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Dr. Adam Levy
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Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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After reaching to grab something, felt a sharp pain in chest. The pain is on left side, 3rd rib. Sticks out & feel some swelling. What could this be?

Dr. Philip Miller
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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After reaching to grab something, felt a sharp pain in chest. The pain is on left side, 3rd rib. Sticks out & feel some swelling. What could this be?

Could be: a pulled chest muscle or a pulled muscle between your ribs: never ignore left sided chest pain: I advise IMMEDIATE UC OR ERE EVALUATION. ...Read more

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Board Certified, Cardiology
46 years in practice
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What does it mean when you have a sharp pain in chest/heart and can't move or breath?

Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Board Certified, Cardiology
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What does it mean when you have a sharp pain in chest/heart and can't move or breath?

Chest pains: Many possibilities from musculoskeletal through cardiac.

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Board Certified, Pediatric Pulmonology
31 years in practice
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Whole life I had this chest pain that happens rarely. I take a deef breath & i feel a sharp pain in chest, I feel a pop, & then its gone. What is it?

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Board Certified, Pediatric Pulmonology
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Whole life I had this chest pain that happens rarely. I take a deef breath & i feel a sharp pain in chest, I feel a pop, & then its gone. What is it?

Mgt/workup: Pain when you take a breath in may be caused by irritation, inflammation or infection of the pleura/pleural space. As a precaution, I would advise a visit with your physician, since more information is needed, and a chest radiograph as indicated. A virtual appt available online. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Board Certified, Cardiology
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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)

Dr. Mark Rasak
Board Certified, Cardiology
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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)

Not the heart : Sounds like your chest pain is non cardiac and a workup for other causes should be sought. ...Read more

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Dr. Anita Prakash
Board Certified, Cardiology
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Sharp pain in chest hurts to take a deep breath and to be in certain postures any thought what it is or is it just from sleeping on my side too long?

Dr. Anita Prakash
Board Certified, Cardiology
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Sharp pain in chest hurts to take a deep breath and to be in certain postures any thought what it is or is it just from sleeping on my side too long?

Pericarditis: The desctiption of your symptoms, plus your young age, makes your chest pain seem to be from "inflammation of the liniting of your heart" a.ka. pericardits. You might consider taking Advil/Ibuprofen regularly and see if that helps over the next 72 hours, as long as you do not have any contraindication to Advil. Other causes coul dbe musculosketetal (aka costochonditis) in case you lift weights. ...Read more

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Board Certified, Cardiology
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I am having pain on my right lower abdomen that goes into my back, sometimes it's on my left side, extremely nause and felt sharp pain in chest.

Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Board Certified, Cardiology
46 years in practice
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I am having pain on my right lower abdomen that goes into my back, sometimes it's on my left side, extremely nause and felt sharp pain in chest.

Abdominal pain: Go get checked out by your doctor, lots of things can cause those sx, some benign, some serious............ ...Read more

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Chest Pain (Definition)

Many people with chest pain fear a heart attack. However, there are many possible causes of chest pain. Some causes are not dangerous to your health, while other causes are ...Read more


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